• Ph.D. in Psychology from Rutgers University in 1974.
  • Training program in Gestalt Therapy with Laura Perls at the Gestalt Institute of New York (1967- 1969)
  • Sex Therapy Training Program under Helen Singer Kaplan, Cornell Medical School (1978-1980)

Licenses and Certifications

  • Psychology License No. 5141, New York State, awarded 1976.
  • Psychology License No. 1735, State of New Jersey, awarded 1982

Certified as a Sex Therapist by:

  • American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists, 1979.
  • American College of Sexologists (Fellow), 1979
  • American Board of Sexology (Diplomate), 1989
  • American Board of Sexology (Clinical Supervisor), 1990


  • LGBT Hall of Fame 2012
  • Gold Medal for Life Achievement in the Practice of Psychology, American Physiological Association, 2011
  • Distinguished Book Award, Division 44, American Physiological Association 2011
  • Presidential Citation, American Psychological Association, January 15, 2009, New Orleans.
  • Distinguished Professional Contribution by the American Psychological Association, Division 44, 2006.
  • Outstanding Contribution by the Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists of New York, 2002.

Professional Associations

  • Executive Committee: Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists of New York
  • Committee on Ethical Practice, New York State Psychological Association