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NAME: Thomas Ross Hersh

DATE OF BIRTH: July 19, 1943

PLACE OF BIRTH: New York, New York

EDUCATION:

BA — Stanford University — History — 1964

Ph.D. — UCLA — Philosophy — 1975

MA — U.S.C. — Marriage-Counseling — 1972

Ph.D. — California School of Professional Psychology – 1975

HONORS AND LICENSES:

NDEA Fellowship for 3 years at UCLA in Philosophy

Current Psychology licenses: Vermont (#642), California (PSY5052 — inactive)

PROFESSIONAL WORK:

1977-present — Private practice in psychology

2006-2009 — Staff at DCS Mental Health, Mystic, Massachusetts

1999-2006 — Staff at Brightside Health, Springfield, Massachusetts

2003-2009 — Staff at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, Brattleboro, Vermont

1998-2010 — Consulting psychologist, Grace Cottage Hospital, Townsend, Vermont

Currently — Lectures (e.g.s, a presentation at the Department of Psychiatry, University of New Jersey Medical School,·October 1994;·Amherst College, Departments of Religious Studies and Psychology)

1968-1980 — Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of California at Northridge

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND PUBLICATIONS:

Psychology (e.g.s, presentation for the American Psychological Association on the psychology of religion; publications on various topics)

Religion (e.g., presentation for the Society of Biblical Literature — Western Division on the Psychology of Religion)

Archaeology (symposia and publications at the San Diego Museum of Man on a psychological approach to American Indian rock art)

L.A. Times Newspaper, Brattleboro Reformer (articles on the psychological problems of the aged and on psychological approaches to various films and on politics)