John Morgan, Ph.D.

John H. Morgan (Emeritus President and Faculty) was the Research Professor of Clinical Psychopathology.  He holds the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) from the Hartford Seminary, the Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) from the London College of Applied Science (UK), the Doctor of Theology (Th.D.) from the Graduate Theological Foundation and the Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) from Foundation House/Oxford (UK) where he served as Senior Fellow in Behavioral Science for twenty years (1995-2015).   He has held postdoctoral appointments to Harvard, Yale, and Princeton and has been a National Science Foundation Science Faculty Fellow at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Morgan is a professional member of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychopathological Society, the Society of Clinical Psychology, and the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Prior to joining the GTF, he had held three Postdoctoral Research Fellowships at the University of Chicago and was a Visiting Fellow under Rabbi Samuel Sandmel at the Hebrew Union College/Jewish Institute of Religion preceding his appointment to Princeton. Dr. Morgan served on Oxford University’s international summer programs Board of Studies and taught a doctoral-level seminar there from 1995 to 2015. In 2010, he was appointed a Visiting Scholar at New York University and in 2015, Dr. Morgan served as Visiting Scholar at Harvard University for the third time in his career.  In 2018, he was appointed Editor-in-Chief of The Behavioral Mind: A Journal of Personality Disorders published by MacBain & Boyd.  In 2020, he began publishing two monthly reports, viz., The Counseling Professional: A Monthly Report on Clinical Practice and Psychopathology Today: A Monthly Report on Clinical Research. His latest book is The Scope of Modern Psychiatry: Treatment Options in Clinical Practice published in 2020 by MacBain & Boyd.

Dr. Morgan’s resume may be accessed here C.V.

Dr. Morgan explains the doctoral programs in psychotherapy in this 5-minute youtube video.   

Clinical Pastoral Psychotherapy E-Tutorials by Dr. John H. Morgan Video Introduction

  • After the Call: A Structural and Functional Analysis of the Ministry Profession
  • Child Psychopathology In Clinical Practice:  The Psychoanalytic Theories Of Karen Horney, Melanie Klein, and Anna Freud
  • Beginning With Freud : The Classical Schools of Psychotherapy
  • Being Human: Perspective in Meaning and Interpretation (2nd ed.)
  • Beyond Divine Intervention: The Biology of Right and Wrong by John H. Morgan
  • Clinical Psychotherapy: A History of Theory and Practice
  • Clinical Pastoral Psychotherapy: A Practitioner’s Handbook for Ministry Professionals (expanded 2nd Edition, 2012)
  • An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Interpersonal Psychotherapy: Terms and Concepts
  • From Freud to Frankl: Our Modern Search for Personal Meaning
  • The Gathering Storm: Accreditation and the Search for Accountability in American Higher Education
  • Geriatric Psychotherapy: Essays in Clinical Practice and Counseling Psychology
  • In the Absence of God: Religious Humanism as Spiritual Journey with special reference to Julian Huxley​ In the Beginning: The Paleolithic Origins of Religious Consciousness
  • “In the Beginning…”: The Paleolithic Origins of Religious Consciousness
  • ​The Learning Spectrum in Child Development: Developmental Psychology in Maria Montessori, Jean Piaget, Erik Erikson
  • The Morgan Reader: A Compendium of Scholarly Papers in Psychology and Religion
  • Muslim Clergy In America: Ministry as Profession in the Islamic Community
  • Naturally Good: A Behavioral History of Moral Development
  • The New Paradigm In Ministry Education: A Radical Philosophy of Collaboration
  • Post-Biblical Religion: Essays in Secular Spirituality
  • Private Practice: A Guide for Clergy 
  • Psychology Of Religion: A Commentary On The Classic Texts
  • Psychopathology: A Clinical Guide to Personality Disorders
  • Research Methodology
  • Scholar, Priest and Pastor: Ministry Priorities Among the Clergy Today
  • The Scope of Modern Psychiatry: Treatment Options in Clinical Practice
  • Understanding Ourselves: Essays in the History & Philosophy of the Social Sciences
  • Unfinished Business: The Terminal All-But-Dissertation Phenomenon in American Higher Education
  • The United Inheritance: The Shaker Adventure in Communal Life
Religious Affiliation
General Areas of Interests
  • 19th & 20th Century Philosophy
  • Theology and Culture
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Religion & the Social Sciences
  • Clinical Pastoral Psychotherapy
Specialized Areas
  • Philosophy & Psychology of Culture
  • Professionalization of Ministry
  • History & Philosophy of the Social Sciences
  • Classical Schools of Psychotherapy

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