Last updated on: 4/5/2013 | Author: ProCon.org

Richard B. Gartner, PhD Biography

Title:
Psychologist and psychoanalyst
Position:
None Found to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Apr. 5, 2013

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
     Key Experts
MD's and PhD's in psychology, with significant post-doctorate involvement in human sexuality issues. [Note: Key Experts definition varies by sites that have this designation.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Training and Supervising Analyst and Faculty, William Alanson White Institute, 1978-present
  • Psychologist and psychoanalyst, private practice, 1974-present
  • Founding Director, William Alanson White Institute’s Sexual Abuse Program
  • Consultant and Supervisor, Trauma Treatment Center, Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis
  • Multiples roles at MaleSurvivor including: Cofounder (1974), Media Spokesman (present), Advisory Board of Directors Member (present), former President (2002-2004), and Program Chair (2001 conference)
  • Editorial Board Member, Contemporary Psychoanalysis, the Journal of Trauma and Dissociation
  • Editorial Board Member, American Journal of Psychoanalysis
  • Member: American Psychological Association, New York State Psychological Association, National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, Leadership Council on Child Abuse and Interpersonal Violence, PEN American Center, and MaleSurvivor
  • Former Director, William Alanson White Institute’s Center for the Study of Psychological Trauma
  • Recipient, William Alanson White Institute’s Director Award, 2004
  • Former Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychology and Education, Columbia University
Education:
  • Certificate in Psychoanalysis, William Alanson White Institute, date unknown
  • PhD, Clinical Psychology, Columbia University, 1972
  • Master’s degree, Clinical Psychology, Columbia University, 1971
  • BA, Psychology, Haverford College, 1967
Other:
  • MaleSurvivor established the Richard Gartner Award for Clinical Contribution in 2007
  • Testified before the New Jersey Senate Subcommittee on Jan. 26, 2004 supporting a change in law to protect children from predators in charitable organizations
Quoted in:
  1. What Do We Know about Childhood Sexual Abuse and Homosexuality?