About Edward A. Dreyfus, Ph.D.
Doctor of Philosophy, Clinical
Psychology, University of Kansas, 1964
Master of Science in Education, School Psychology, City University of New York, 1960
Bachelor of Business of Administration, Industrial Psychology, City University of New York, 1958
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Licensed Psychologist, State
Licensed Marriage, Family, & Child Therapist, State of California
Licensed School Psychologist, State of New York
Registrant, National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
Registrant, National Register of Certified Group Psychotherapists
Registrant, National Registry of Forensic Examiners
Certified Sex Therapist, American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists
Diplomate, American Board of Sexology, Inc.
Diplomate in Professional Psychotherapy, International Academy of Behavioral Medicine,
Counseling, and Psychotherapy, Inc.
Clinical Supervisor, American Board of Sexology
Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Examiners
1965 - Present, Independent Practice
1995 - 2002, Founder, Alternatives
1977 - 1980, Assistant Clinical Professor, Center for Legal Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California at Los Angeles.
1975 - 1978, Field Faculty, International College, Los Angeles
1975 - 1976, Field Faculty, Lindenwood College, St. Charles, MO
1971 - 1976, Field Faculty, Goddard College, Plainsville, VT
1971 - 1972, Instructor, School of Dentistry, University of California at Los Angeles.
1970 - 1980, Consultant & Instructor, California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles.
1969, Guest Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles
1968 - 1970, Field Assessment Officer, Peace Corps.
1968, Guest Lecturer, School of Social Welfare, University of California at Los Angeles
1965 - 1973, Associate Director, Student Counseling Center, University of California at Los Angeles.
1964 - 1965, Clinical Psychologist, VA Hospital, Palo Alto, CA.
1963 - 1964, Clinical Psychology Intern, VA Hospital, Topeka, KS
1962 - 1964, Clinical Psychologist, Kansas Reception & Diagnostic Center, Topeka, KS.
1961 - 1962, Clinical Psychologist, Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, MO.
1960 - 1963, Clinical Psychology Trainee, VA Hospitals, Kansas
Chyrsalis: Changing Careers
Faith Coalition for Families and Children
2001- Present, Member, Board of Directors
Jewish Family Services, Santa Monica, CA
1996 - 2000, Member, Board of Directors
Jewish Community Relations Committee, Jewish Federation of Los Angeles
1996- 2000, Member, Board of Directors
Kehillat Israel Synagogue, Pacific Palisades
1994 - 2000, Member, Board of Directors
New Start, Santa Monica, CA
1992 - 1994, Vice-Chair, Board of Directors
1994, Chair, Board of Directors
Southern California Counseling Center, Los Angeles
1975-1980, Member Board of Directors
1969 - 1988, Clinical Supervisor
Mayor's Human Relations Commission
Award, City of Los Angeles, 1992
Distinguished Psychologist Award, Los Angeles County Psychological Association, 1996
Person of the Year, Kehillat Israel Synagogue, Pacific Palisades, 1999
Tikkun Olam Award, Jewish Reconstructionist Federation, 2000
Fellow, American Psychological
Fellow, Division of Psychotherapy (29)
Fellow, Division of Independent Practice (42)
Fellow, Division of Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy (49)
Member, Division of Clinical Psychology (12)
Member, Division of Addictions (50)
Member, Task Force on Boards of Psychology (1994-)
Member, Task Force on Psychology and the Media (1995-)
Fellow, International Council of Sex Education and Parenthood of the American University
Fellow, American Academy of Clinical Sexologists
Member, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Member, American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, & Therapists
Member Executive Board, Southern California Division, 1991-92
Member, California State Psychological Association
Chair, Task Force on Psychological Assistants (1983-85)
Member, Task Force on the Board of Psychology (1993-present)
Member, California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists
Member, Los Angeles County Psychological Association
Board of Directors 1994- 1996
MCEP Steering Committee
Task Force on Prescription Privileges
Fellow, Los Angeles Society of Clinical Psychologists
Newsletter Editor (1992-1998)
Co-Chair & Co-Founder, Senior Clinicians Circle (1992-present)
Member, Academy of Family Mediators
Member, International Federation of Coaches
Member, American Association of Group Psychotherapists
Member, Group Psychotherapy Association of Southern California
Marquis' Who's Who in America
Marquis' Who's Who in the West
Marquis' Who's Who in the Frontier of Science & Technology
Personalities in the West and Midwest
The Writer's Directory
International Authors & Writers Who's Who
Dictionary of International Biography
Youth: Search for Meaning.
Columbus: C. E. Merrill, 1972.
Adolescence: Theory & Experience. Columbus: C. E. Merrill, 1976.
Someone Right For You. TAB/McGraw-Hill, 1992.
Keeping Your Sanity. Xlibis, 2000.
Someone Right for You: 21st Century Strategies for Finding Your Special Someone) 2nd Edition, Xlibris, 2003.
Keeping Your Sanity (in an Insane World) 2nd Edition, Xlibris, 2003.
The search for intimacy.
In H. J. Peters & M. J. Bathory (Eds.) School Counseling:
Perspectives and Procedures, Itasca, Ill.: E. Peacock, 1968.
An existential approach to counseling. In C. Beck (Ed.) Guidelines for Guidance, Dubuque: W. C. Brown, 1966 & 1971.
Existential humanism in Adlerian psychotherapy (with A. Nikelly). In A. Nikelly (Ed.) Techniques for Behavior Change, Springfield: C. C. Thomas, 1971.
Counseling and existentialism. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 1962, 9, 129-132.
On being human (with B. Mackler). Journal of Existentialism, 1964, 17, 67-76.
The counselor and existentialism. Personnel & Guidance Journal, 1964, 43, 114-117.
Diagnostic test battery for occupational therapy (with L. Androes & M. Bloesch). American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 1965, 2, 53-59.
Humanness: a therapeutic variable. Personnel & Guidance Journal, 1967, 45, 573-578.
Openness: an evaluation and formulation. Journal of Existentialism, 1967, 27, 309-317.
The search for intimacy. Adolescence, 1967, 2, 5, 25-40.
Humanness and psychotherapy: a confirmation. Journal of Individual Psychology (by invitation), 1968, 24, 1, 82-83.
Innovative group techniques: handle with care (with E. Kremenliev). Personnel & Guidance Journal, 1970, 49, 279-283.
Comment: morality is not static. Sexual Behavior, 2, 1972.
Private practice: a therapeutic collective. Psychotherapy: research, theory, & practice, 1973, 19, 3, 25-41.
From group therapy to a therapeutic collective. Nursing Digest, 1974, 2, 7 and Nursing Digest Review of Psychiatry & Mental Health, 1975.
Counseling divorced fathers. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 1979, 5, 4, 79-85.
The disease model returns. The Professional Psychologist, 1985, 9, 3.
Psychological assistants: a retrospective history. The Professional Psychologist, 1985, 9, 3.
Reflections on supervision. Dialogue, 1985, 9, 5.
Antenuptial agreements revisited: intimate negotiations. The Independent Practitioner, 1990, 10, 4.
Antenuptial agreements revisited: intimate negotiations. The Psychotherapy Bulletin, 1990, 25, 3.
Antenuptial agreements: let clients negotiate more than legal issues. The Los Angeles Daily Journal, 1990, 103, 148.
Psychology and lawyering: you needn't bill every hour, The Los Angeles Daily Journal, 1990, 103, 215.
Private practice: are you serious? California Therapist, October 1991.
Nurturing associates. The Los Angeles Daily Journal, May 19, 1992, 105, 97.
Finding someone right for you. Self-Help Psychology Magazine, July, 1995.
Developing the master relationship plan. Self-Help: Psychology Magazine, July, 1995.
In search of perfection. Self-Help Psychology Magazine, July, 1995.
Two-career families: contracting for intimacy. Self-Help Psychology Magazine, August, 1995.
Stress: what is it? Self-Help Psychology Magazine, August, 1995.
Managing sources of stress. Self-Help Psychology Magazine, August, 1995.
Divorce: What went wrong? Self-Help Psychology Magazine, April, 1996.
Sexuality and sexual dysfunction. Self-Help Psychology Magazine, 1996.
The Business of Being in Practice. The Los Angeles Psychologist, 1999.
The counselor as a human
being. Alabama Guidance Association, University of Alabama, October
Intimacy in psychotherapy. Southern California Counseling Center, Los Angeles, May 1969.
Peer counseling. Psychology Department, University of Texas, Austin, TX, 1970.
Non-verbal communication in psychotherapy. Southern California Counseling Center, Los Angeles, October 1982.
Clinical issues in fee-setting. Southern California Counseling Center, Los Angeles, February 1985.
The clinical psychologist as a practitioner for the 90s. Los Angeles County Psychological Association, October 1993.
Is your license at risk? Panel Discussion, California Psychological Association, March 1994.
Is your license at risk? Panel Discussion, American Psychological Association, August1995.
Nuts and Bolts of Group Psychotherapy, Group Psychotherapy Association of Southern California, November 1996.
Is your license at risk? Co-moderator, Panel, Los Angeles Society of Clinical Psychologists, January 1997