Welcome to the Cleveland Psychological Association
CPA Member of the Month
CPA Honors 2014 Award Recipient
Barry Gordon, Ph.D.
Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Gordon received his BA and PhD from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In his long and varied career, he directed the office of Counseling and Community Services for the City of Cleveland, cofounded and managed a 12 person group practice, worked as consultant for Hill House psychosocial rehabilitation program and cofounded a mental health preferred provider organization. He chaired the Governor's Task Force on Health and Safety, served as Vice Chair of the Substance Abuse Coordinating Council, and worked as a member of advisory committees for mental health projects including Cleveland Program on Human Sexual Development.
In his active private practice his clinical specializations include couples therapy, gender-related and men's issues and parenting. He works with adolescents thorough seniors in individual, family and group settings. His work includes a diverse client population that includes many professions, business executives, and other therapists. He has served as adjunct faculty at Union of Experimental Colleges and Universities and Cleveland State University. He is valued as clinical case supervisor for countless graduate students.
Dr. Gordon has published in peer reviewed journals and book chapters and authored books on fathering and men's issues. He has presented locally and nationally on these issues. He has appeared on numerous television and radio programs and in the print medical discussing psychological and mental health issues.
At CPA we are indebted to Dr. Gordon for his years of services in the Board of Trustees. He was President of the Board in 1995, and was the Parliamentarian from 1996 through 2013. In addition to all the above talents, he is an accomplished poet. Please click "read more" to see his poem.
This website has been established for members of the Cleveland Psychological Association (CPA) and for visitors interested in learning more about:
- how psychological services can help to relieve stress, strengthen relationships, and improve the quality of life
- issues that affect the psychological well-being of individuals, families, and organizations
- the services CPA members provide and how you can find a psychologist who can help
CPA's more than 200 members are committed to providing the highest quality healthcare and consulting services to residents of northeast Ohio. Our psychologists have the expertise to help with a wide range of life stressors, from a two-year-old's tantrums to the grief a senior experiences with the death of a spouse. Whether you need a learning assessment for your adolescent, counseling to improve your marriage, or assistance hiring high-caliber employees, CPA can help.
Take a stroll through our website! If you have questions, need additional information, or have feedback about this site, please contact us at your convenience. You can call CPA directly at 216-397-9229 to speak with Kathleen McIntyre, who will help connect you with a psychologist(s) and/or assist with other needs you may have. You can email CPA's website admnistrator, Giries Sweis, PsyD at firstname.lastname@example.org questions or concerns.
Thanks for visiting. We look forward to speaking with you soon!
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