Marvin R. Goldfried
Clinical Science Visionary Award
Significant Contributions

Marvin R. Goldfried, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Psychology, helped to develop the graduate program in clinical psychology at Stony Brook University.  In addition to teaching, clinical supervision, and research, he maintains a practice of psychotherapy in New York City.  He is a diplomate in clinical psychology, Fellow in the APA, recipient of numerous Awards from the APA and other professional organizations, and most recently received the APA/American Psychological Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award for the Application of Psychology. He is Past-President of the clinical division of the APA (Division 12), Past-President of the psychotherapy division of the APA (Division 29), Past-President of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, founder of the journal In Session: Psychotherapy in Practice, editorial board member of professional journals, and author, co-author or editor of several books. Dr. Goldfried is cofounder of the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI), founder of AFFIRM: Psychologists Affirming Their Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Family, and founder of the Two-Way Bridge Between Research and Practice.

References (click to read)

Gaines, A. M., & Goldfried, M. R. (2021). Consensus in psychotherapy: Are we there yet? Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 28 , 267-276.

Goldfried, M. R. (2019). Obtaining consensus in psychotherapy: What holds us back? American Psychologist, 74, 484-496.