Don Clark (psychologist)

Donald H. Clark (born 1930) is an American writer, teacher, consultant and clinical psychologist who has specialized in group and individual work with gay people since 1968. His writing includes fiction, textbooks, and articles for both professional journals and popular magazines. He is the author of the best-selling, seminal book, Loving Someone Gay, now in its fifth edition, as well as its Spanish-language edition Amar a Alguien Gay, Someone Gay: Memoirs, Living Gay and As We Are.[1]

Dr. Clark received a B.A. in Psychology from Antioch College in 1953 and a PhD in Psychology from Adelphi University in 1959. He also served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, Scientific and Professional Personnel. He served on the faculty of Hunter College and the City University of New York. He published a report for the Carnegie Corporation of New York about the Human Potential Movement.

He has been a member of the Governing Boards of the Saybrook Institute and the Gay Rights Advocates, a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, and a California State Board of Psychology Commissioner, among other roles.

Since 1971, he held a private practice in San Francisco, California, retiring in 2007.

Books in order of publication:

Loving Someone Gay1977
Someone Gay: Memoirs2013
Living Gay2013
As We Are2013
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