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Norcross, John C. (1957-)
Linda F. Campbell
John C. Norcross is a professor of psychology and distinguished university fellow at the University of Scranton and an internationally recognized authority on behavior change and psychotherapy. Norcross received his B.A. degree in psychology at Rutgers University (1980) magna cum laude , and his M.A. (1981) and Ph.D. (1984) degrees in clinical psychology from the University of Rhode Island. Norcross is a licensed psychologist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and is board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in clinical psychology. He and his wife, Nancy, have two children, Jonathon and Rebecca. Expertise in a field can result in a singular focus on a circumscribed topic in one or two publications. Norcross has opted for the opposite: a wide focus on several topics of critical import to counselors and psychotherapists. As an educator and trainer, Norcross is among those in the psychology profession who have published across the ...