The Professional School of Psychology (PSP) is a distinctive graduate school that emphasizes high quality yet affordable education for mature, accomplished adults and experienced human service professionals from all regions of the world.
Through its unique Residential and Tutorial modes of education delivery at the Masters degree and Doctoral degree levels, PSP effectively serves those who face the challenge of working full-time and meeting substantive family responsibilities.
Under its Authorization from the State of California, PSP offers advanced degrees in psychology, including Clinical Master Degree and Organizational Masters Degree programs as well as Clinical Doctoral Degree and Organizational Doctoral Degree programs.
Gail Johnson Vaughan is Honored as Purpose Prize Fellow
The Professional School of Psychology is very pleased (and honored) to announce that one of our doctoral students, Gail Johnson Vaughan, has recently been honored as a Purpose Prize Fellow. Mission Focused Solutions, which Gail founded in 2008, has worked with local policymakers to identify budgetary savings that can then be reinvested in programs that place youth age 11-18 in permanent homes. Gail Johnson Vaughan hopes to take her advocacy nationwide to overcome what she calls "systemic barriers" to helping older youth find loving families.
William Bergquist Publishes "The Men of Autumn" -- His Forty-Eighth Book
As President of The Professional School of Psychology, Dr. Bergquist remains active as consultant and author. He recently published "The Men of Autumn: a study of the opportunities and challenges to be found among men during the second half of life. Building on a Goethe poem, The Erl King, Bergquist explores such issues as multi-generational relationships, the "invisibility" of late Centurians, recovery from the "wounded father" syndrome, shifting relationships with women and other men, and the transformative role played by spirit and soul in the life journey of men during their autumnal years. The Men of Autumn is available on amazon.com.