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Robert A. Geffner, Ph.D.

Dr. Geffner is: Founder and President of the Family Violence and Sexual Assault Institute in San Diego, CA; Clinical Research Professor of Psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University; Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California and Texas; Editor-in-chief of Haworth's Maltreatment and Trauma Press, which also includes being the Editor of 3 internationally disseminated journals (Journal of Child Sexual Abuse; Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma; Journal of Emotional Abuse); former clinical director of a large private practice mental health clinic in East Texas for over 15 years. He has a Diplomate in Clinical Neuropsychology. He served as an adjunct faculty member for the National Judicial College for 10 years, and was a former Professor of Psychology at the University of Texas at Tyler for 16 years. He has also been a researcher and consultant during the past 25 years.