Author of CHANGEOLOGY, John C. Norcross, Ph.D., ABPP, is Professor of Psychology and Distinguished University Fellow at the University of Scranton, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at SUNY Upstate Medical University, a board-certified clinical psychologist, and an internationally recognized authority on behavior change and psychotherapy. His 300 publications and 20 books converge on self-change, psychotherapy, and professional training.
Dr. Norcross has served as president of the American Psychological Association (APA) Division of Clinical Psychology, the APA Division of Psychotherapy, and the International Society of Clinical Psychology. He is also editor of Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session and has been on the editorial boards of a dozen journals.
He has received multiple professional awards, such as APAâs Distinguished Career Contributions to Education
B.A. Psychology, Rutgers University, 1980, magna cum laude
M.A. Clinical Psychology, University of Rhode Island, 1981
PhD Clinical Psychology, University of Rhode Island (APA Accredited), 1984
Clinical Psychology, Brown University School of Medicine (APA accredited), 1984-1985
Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology
Additional Certifications of Specialty Qualifications
Professional Membership or Societies
American Psychological Association
Association for Psychological Science
Society for Psychotherapy Research
Eastern Psychological Association
Pennsylvania Psychological Association
Psi Chi, International Honor Society in Psychology
Honors or Awards
Pennsylvania Professor of the Year, Carnegie Foundation
Fellow, American Psychological Association
Distinguished Practitioner, National Academy of Practice
Distinguished Contributions to Science & Profession of Psychology, Pennsylvania Psychological Association
Rosalee G. Weiss Award, American Psychological Foundation
Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training, American Psychological Association
G. Stanley Hall Lecturer, American Psychological Association
Fellow, Association for Psychological Science
Ernest R. Hilgard Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contributions to Psychology
Changeology: 5 steps to realizing your goals and resolutions. New York: Simon & Schuster.
Self-help that works: Resources to improve emotional health and strengthen relationships (fourth ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.
Insider's guide to graduate programs in clinical and counseling psychology. 2012/13 edition. New York: Guilford.
Psychotherapy relationships that work (2nd ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.
Systems of psychotherapy: A transtheoretical analysis (7th ed.). Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.
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Scranton, PA 18510
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