Faculty: Bob Childs, PsyD
Bob Childs, PsyD
Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology Department
||Accredited Doctoral Program
||Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology
- Humanistic Theory
- Clinical Seminar IV: The Theory and Practice of Supervision and Consultations
- Spirituality, Jung and the Use of Images in Psychotherapy
- The Clinical Use of Dreams
Research and Practice Interests
- Humanistic Psychology
- The Psychology of Adoption
Professional Licenses and Certifications
Publications and Presentations
- Childs, R. (2014). Agency and Self Experience in The Annals of Theoretical Psychology. Springer Publications
- January 20, 2016. Addressing the Challenges of Climate Change: The Contributions and Perspectives of
Humanistic Psychology. Given at William James College.
Concurrent Leadership, Service and Professional Activities
- 2015-Present, William James College, Newton Massachusetts ~ Started the Humanistic
Psychology lecture series that brings in outside speakers on various topics related
to Humanistic Psychology.
- 2008-Present, Teaching Faculty, William James College, Newton, Massachusetts ~ teaching
courses in Humanistic Theory, Supervision and Consultation, Jungian Psychology.
- 2001-Present, Private Practice, Cambridge, Massachusetts ~ providing psychotherapy
to adult patients in a Humanistic Model
- 1996-2001, The Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge Massachusetts, Outpatient Psychiatry
Department ~ provided individual psychotherapy for adult patients with a wide range
of diagnosis in a hospital setting.
- 1998-2001, The Center for Family Connections, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Psychotherapist
~ Provide individual and group psychotherapy for children, adult adoptees and birth
parents in a family systems milieu.
- 1991-1994, The Family Center, Somerville, Massachusetts, Psychotherapist ~ Affiliated
with PACT [Pre and Post Adoption Consulting Team] ~Provide individual and group psychotherapy
for adult adoptees in a family systems milieu.
- 1989-1994 , Private Practice, Psychotherapist ~ Facilitate two psychotherapy groups
focused on the experience of adoptees ~ Facilitate psychotherapy group focused on
the experience of birth parents.
- 1976-1978, Kennebec Valley Mental Health Center, Waterville, Maine , Crisis Intervention.
~ Specialized in crisis intervention in hospital setting.
- American Psychological Association (APA)