John C. Norcross, Ph.D.


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John C. Norcross, PhD, ABPP, is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Scranton, a board-certified clinical psychologist in part-time practice, and Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at SUNY Upstate Medical University. 

Author of the acclaimed self-help book Changeology, he has authored over 300 publications and has co-written or edited 22 professional books, principally in the areas of psychotherapy, clinical training, and self-change. His recent books and videotapes can be found by clicking the links on the left. 

Dr. Norcross is past-president of the American Psychological Association's Division of Psychotherapy and the Division of Clinical Psychology. He has served as an APA council representative and as a director of the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. 

Among his awards are the Pennsylvania Professor of the Year from the Carnegie Foundation, the Distinguished Contributions to Education & Training Award from the APA, Fellow status in multiple associations, and election to the National Academies of Practice.

An engaging teacher and clinician, Dr. Norcross has conducted workshops and lectures in 30 countries. He lives in northeast Pennsylvania with his wife and two grown children.

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