Board Officers

President: Marianne Celano, Ph.D., ABPP

Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Emory University School of Medicine



Past President: Andrew Benjamin, J.D., Ph.D., ABPP

Director, Parenting Evaluation/Training Program (PETP)
Clinical Professor of Psychology
Affiliate Professor of Law
University of Washington
William H. Gates Hall, Box 353020
Seattle, Wa. 98195-3020 or



Treasurer: Cindy Carlson, PhD, ABPP

Margie Gurley Seay Professor & Chair
Department of Educational Psychology
1 University Avenue, D5800
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712


Secretary and Member at Large:


Robin M. Deutsch, Ph.D., ABPP

Center of Excellence for Children, Families and the Law
Williams James College
One Washington Street, Suite 203
Wellesley, MA 02481



Member at Large:
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Terence Patterson, EdD, ABPP

University of San Francisco
Counseling Psychology Program
1913 Eddy St, 33
San Francisco, CA 94115-3125


Member at large:

Patricia Pitta, Ph.D., ABPP

Clinical and Family Psychologist
Approved Supervisor, AAMFT
Co-Coordinator of Post Graduate Program in Couple and Family Psychology
Office of Initiatives and Professional Development
St. John’s University

Private Practice
35 Bonnie Heights Road
Manhasset, New York, 11030


Member at Large:

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Scott Browning, Ph.D., ABPP

Department of Professional Psychology
Chestnut Hill College
Philadelphia, PA 19118



Member at Large: Anthony Chambers, PhD, ABPP 

Chief Academic Officer, The Family Institute at Northwestern University
Director, Center for Applied Psychological and Family Studies, Northwestern University
Clinical Professor, Department of Psychology, Northwestern University
Board Certified Couple and Family Psychologist, The Family Institute at Northwestern University
Past President, Society for Couple and Family Psychology, American Psychological Association (Div. 43)
Associate Editor, Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice



Member at Large and Academy President

Christen A. Carson Ph.D., ABPP
Clinical and Forensic Private Practice

1117 Minor Ave Seattle WA 98101




Representative to the ABPP Board of Trustees:

John E. Northman, Ph.D., ABPP
73 Dauphin Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221