Executive Director of the Rockway Institute for LGBT Psychology and Public Policy, and Distinguished Professor in the Clinical Psychology PhD Program, California School of Professional Psychology in San Francisco
Topics of Expertise:
LGBTQ Partnering & Families
Robert-Jay Green, PhD is Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Clinical Psychology PhD Program and Senior Research Fellow at the Rockway Institute for Research in LGBT Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco. Among his over 100 publications are two co-edited books: FAMILY THERAPY: MAJOR CONTRIBUTIONS; and LESBIANS AND GAYS IN COUPLES AND FAMILIES: A HANDBOOK FOR THERAPISTS. He has received three national awards from the American Psychological Association and the Distinguished Research Award from the American Family Therapy Academy for his outstanding contributions to the understanding of LGBT couple and family issues. He also was a member of the planning committee that founded the Council on Contemporary Families (CCF) and served on the first Board of Directors in 1997. Currently, Dr. Green and colleagues are conducting a longitudinal study of over 900 same-sex couples across the transition to marriage and a study of 68 gay father families in which the children were born via gestational surrogacy.