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Dr. Louis Primavera

"Dr. Lou Primavera, also a native New Yorker, is a New York State Licensed Psychologist trained in behavior and rational emotive behavior therapies, maintaining a private practice for more than twenty-five years specializing in marriage counseling. Dr. Primavera is currently the Dean of the Graduate School of Psychology and the Dean of the School of Health Sciences at Touro College. Previously he was the Dean of the Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi University, held the Department Chair and served as Associate Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at St. John's University, and has held full time faculty positions at Hofstra University, St. Francis College, and Molloy College. Dr. Primavera has published extensively in the social sciences, and his work has appeared in a number of prestigious professional journals in Psychology. He was a consultant to the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and has held a number of other consulting positions in medicine, business, and education. He has been a member of a number of professional organizations and has served as President of the Academic Division of the New York State Psychological Association, and the New York City Metro Chapter of the American Statistical Association. Dr. Primaverais a Fellow of the Division of General Psychology of the American Psychological Association, a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association, and a Fellow of the Eastern Psychological Association."