BRIEF CURRICULUM VITAE
Robert M. Gordon, Ph.D., ABPP
Ph.D., Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 1975
American Psychological Association- Fellow
Fellow and charter member of Division of Psychoanalysis (39), member of sections:
Distinguished Service Award from the Pennsylvania Psychological Association 2001
President - Pennsylvania Psychological Association, 1990 - 1991
President 1980 - 1981 - Lehigh Valley Psychological Association
Philadelphia Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology, Charter
Fellow of the Academy of Clinical Psychology (AClinP) of the American Board of Professional Psychology since 1991
Fellow of the Academy of Psychoanalysis of the American Board of Professional Psychology since 2006
American Psychoanalytic Association Research Associate
Psychodynamic Psychoanalytic Research Society- charter member
Pennsylvania Psychology License since 1976
Certificate of Professional Qualification in Psychology by the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards 2002
Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology in Clinical Psychology; #3414, since 1982
Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology in Psychoanalysis, #6211 , since 2006
National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology since 1979-2010
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy since 1976, and Approved Supervisor since 1981-2007.
An American Psychological Association Approved Sponsor of Continuing Education to Psychologists since 1985
Independent practice specializing in psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, group and couples therapy, forensic psychology, assessment, MMPI-2 and ethics workshops
TEACHING POSITIONS AND WORKSHOPS
Teaching appointments at: Temple University, Lehigh University, Yeshiva University and Widener University.
Led workshops since 1982 in: MMPI interpretation, forensic psychology, child custody evaluations, psychological diagnosis including the DSM and the PDM, psychodynamic research, psychoanalysis and psychotherapy, couples and family therapy, group therapy, ethics and psychology, and the psychology of love relations.
39 Scuds (1991). A 30-minute documentary I made about the psychological effects of the potential gas poisoning of civilians in Israel during the Persian Gulf War.
Balance and Integration in Psychoanalytic Group Therapy (2006). Produced by Video Diamond, LLC; a workshop I lead on psychoanalytic group therapy.
Gordon, R.M., Hoffman, L., and Tjeltveit, A (2010). Religion and Psychotherapy: Ethical Conflicts and Confluence, Pennsylvania Psychologist, 70, 9, 3-4.
Gordon, R.M. (2010), The Scientific Renaissance of Psychodynamic Therapy (PDT), Pennsylvania Psychologist Quarterly, March, 70,3, 22-23.
Gordon, R.M. (2010). The Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual (PDM). In I. Weiner and E. Craighead, (Eds.) Corsini’s Encyclopedia of Psychology (4th ed., volume 3, 1312-1315),Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons.
Gordon, R.M. (2009 ). Money, Masochism, Narcissism and Indifference, Pennsylvania Psychologist Quarterly,69,8,10 and 14.
Gordon, R.M. (2009). The Psychodiagnostic Report for Treatment Recommendations. The Pennsylvania Psychologist Quarterly, 69, 3, 17-18.
Gordon, R.M. (2009). Reactions to the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual (PDM) by Psychodynamic, CBT and Other Non- Psychodynamic Psychologists. Issues in Psychoanalytic Psychology,31,1,55-62.
Gordon, R.M. (2008). Addendum To MMPI/MMPI–2 Changes In Long Term Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. Issues in Psychoanalytic Psychology, Issues In Psychoanalytic Psychology Vol. 30, No. 2, p.159.
Gordon, R.M. (2008). An expert look at love, intimacy and personal growth. Second Edition, IAPT Press, Allentown, Pa.
Gordon, R.M. (2008). Early reactions to the PDM by Psychodynamic, CBT and Other psychologists. Psychologist-Psychoanalyst, XXVI, 1, Winter, p.13.
Gordon, R. M. (2008). I love you madly! On passion, personality and personal growth. Second Edition, IAPT Press, Allentown, Pa.
Gordon, R. M. (2008). The Two-Minute Check-in at the Beginning of Psychoanalytic Group Therapy Sessions. Group Analysis,41 (4), 366-372.
Gordon, R.M. and Bottinelli, J. (2008), Ethics and the Difficult Patient: The Psychopath in Film and in Your Office. The Pennsylvania Psychologist Update, July/August Issue, p.10.
Gordon, R. M., Stoffey, R., & Bottinelli, J. (2008). MMPI-2 findings of primitive defenses in alienating parents. American Journal of Family Therapy, 36 (3): 211–228.
Gordon, R. M. (2007). I love you madly! Workbook: Insight enhancement about healthy and disturbed love relations. Allentown, PA: IAPT Press.
Gordon, R. M. (2007, November/December). PDM valuable in identifying high-risk patients National Psychologist, 16, (6), November/December, page 4.
Gordon, R. M. (2007, spring). The powerful combination of the MMPI-2 and the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual, Independent Practitioner, 84–85.
Gordon, R. M. (2007). To wit or not to wit: The use of humor in psychotherapy. Pennsylvania Psychologist, 67(3), 22–24.
Gordon, R.M. (2006). An expert look at love, intimacy and personal growth. First Edition, Allentown, PA: IAPT Press.
Gordon, R.M. (2006). False assumptions about psychopathology, hysteria and the MMPI-2 restructured clinical scales. Psychological Reports, 98, 870–872.
Gordon, R. M. (2006). I love you madly! On passion, personality and personal growth. Charleston SC: Booksurge.
Gordon, R. M. (2006). Psychoanalytic reflections on love and Sexuality: Book review. Issues in Psychoanalytic Psychology, 28(2), 85–89.
Gordon, R. M. (2006). The APA Ethics Code as a projective test. Psychologist-Psychoanalyst XXVI(1), 67–68.
Gordon, R. M. (2006). What is love? A unified model of love relations, Issues in Psychoanalytic Psychology, 28(1), 25–33.
Moyer, D. M., Gordon, R. M., Ward, J. T., & Burkhardt, B. B. (2006). Characteristics of successful fakers versus unsuccessful fakers: Is empathy, intelligence, or personality associated with faking PTSD on the MMPI-2? Psychological Reports, 99, 747–750.
Gordon, R. M. (2005). The doom and gloom of divorce research: Comment on Wallerstein and Lewis (2004). Psychoanalytic Psychology, 22(3), 450–451.
Gordon, R. M. (2005, September) The ethics of supervising a family member. Pennsylvania Psychologist, 5–6.
Gordon, R. M. (2003, July). The countertransference controversy. Pennsylvania Psychologist, 8–9
Gordon, R M. (2003, January). Towards a theoretically individuated and integrated family therapist. Psychotherapy (Moscow), 1, 18–24 (In Russian).
Gordon, R. M. (2002). Child custody evaluators: Psychologists or detectives? Mechanicsburg, PA: Pennsylvania Bar Institute.
Gordon, R.M. (2002). Outcome research in a private practice. Pennsylvania Psychologist, 62,5, 16.
Moyer, D., Burkhardt, B., & Gordon, R. M. (2002). Faking PTSD from a motor vehicle accident on the MMPI-2. American Journal of Forensic Psychology, 20(2), 747-750.
Gordon, R. M. (2001). MMPI/MMPI-2 changes in long-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Issues in Psychoanalytic Psychology, 23(1–2), 59–79.
Gordon, R. M. (2000, June). Boundary: Protection, limits and safety. Pennsylvania Psychologist, 4-5.
Gordon, R. M. (1999, July 23). Recovering Bodies A Crucial Part In Grieving, Dealing With Death Morning Call, A-11, Allentown, PA.
Gordon, R. M. (1998). The Medea Complex and the parental alienation syndrome: When mothers damage their daughter’s ability to love a man. In Gerd H. Fenchel (Ed.), The mother–daughter relationship echoes through time. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, Inc.
Gordon, R. M. (1997, February). Handling transference and countertransference issues with the difficult patient. Pennsylvania Psychologist Quarterly, 20,24. Also reprinted in Independent Practitioner (summer 1998), 18(3), 147–149.
Gordon, R. M. (1995, fall). Common mistakes made with the MMPI, MMPI-2 and MMPI-A, Hawaii Psychologist, 11–12.
Gordon, R. M. (1995). The symbolic nature of the supervisory relationship: Identification and professional growth, Issues in Psychoanalytic Psychology, 17(2), 154–162.
Gordon, R. M. (1993). Ethics based on protection of the transference. Issues in Psychoanalytic Psychology, 15(2), 95–105.
Gordon, R. M. (1990). A job selection interview form for screening secure positions. In Peter Keller & Steven Heyman (Eds.), Innovations in clinical practice: A source book (pp. 275–285). Sarasota, FL: Professional Resource Exchange, Inc.
Gordon, R. M. (1990, December). Changing your MMPI booklet to incorporate some of the advantages of the MMPI-2, Pennsylvania Psychologist.
Gordon, R. M. (1989). Interpreting MMPI subtle scales as representing defense mechanisms. Paper presented at the 24th Annual Symposium on Recent Developments in the Use of the MMPI, Hawaii.
Gordon, R. M. (1989, November). Is it really better? Pennsylvania Psychologist.
Gordon, R. M. (1987). Interpreting Weiner’s obvious and subtle scales in terms of the psychodynamics of conflict and defense. The 10th International Conference on Personality Assessment: Brussels, Belgium.
Gordon, R. M. (1987). Suggestions on the use of the MMPI in child custody evaluations: Case examples of detecting paranoia in false negative profiles. The 10th International Conference on Personality Assessment: Brussels, Belgium.
Bennett Woolever, Debra Kay & Gordon, R. M. (1986, October). How to pick a good apple. Security Management, 101-103.
Gordon, R. M. (1984). The MMPI-168 psychotherapist’s report. Allentown, PA: International Information Systems.
Gordon, R. M. (1984). The MMPI physician’s psychodiagnostic report 168, 400/566. Allentown, PA: International Information Systems.
Gordon, R. M. (1984). The MMPI personnel report 168, 400/566. Allentown, PA: International Information Systems.
Gordon, R. M. (1984). The MMPI psychotherapist’s psychodiagnostic report 400/566. Allentown, PA: International Information Systems.
Gordon, R. M. (1984). The MMPI security Report 168, 400/566. Allentown, PA: International Information Systems.
Gordon, R. M. (1982). Systems-object relations view of marital therapy: Revenge and reraising. In L. R. Wolberg, & M. Aronson, Group and Family Therapy, 325-333, New York: M., Brunner-Mazel.
Gordon, R. M. (1980). A concurrent validity study of the CAQ and MMPI. In Samuel E. Krug (Ed.), Clinical analysis manual, (pp. 17–20). Savoy, IL:Institute for Personality and Ability Testing.
Gordon, R. M. (1978). Imprecision or dissonance? A reply to Harris and Harvey. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 46, 329–330.
Gordon, R. M. (1976). Effects of volunteering and responsibility on the perceived value and effectiveness of a clinical treatment. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 44, 799–801.
Gordon, R. M. (1975). Effects of interpersonal and economic resources upon values and the quality of life. Dissertation Abstracts International, 36, 3122B. (University Microfilms No. 75–28, 220).
Weissman, H. N., Goldschmid, M. L., Gordon, R. M., & Feinberg, H. (1972). Changes in self-regard, creativity, and interpersonal behavior as a function of audio-tape encounter groups. Psychological Reports, 31, 975–981.
Shure, M. B., Spivak, G., & Gordon, R. M. (1972, May). Problem-solving thinking: A preventive mental health program for pre-school children. Reading World, II(4) 259-273.
Weissman, H. N., Ritter, K., & Gordon, R. M. (1971). Reliability study of the defense mechanism inventory. Psychological Reports, 24, 1237–1238.
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