Board and Academy Officers

“Hamid Mirsalimi is Adjunct Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine.  He is double board certified (Couple and Family Psychology as well as Clinical Psychology) through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP).  He is a past board member of the American Board of Clinical Psychology, and is the past president of the American Academy of Couple and Family Psychology

Alan Groveman, Ph.D., ABPP is an associate professor and interim program director of the counseling program at Seton Hall University. He is a licensed New Jersey Psychologist and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at both the Institute for Rational-Emotive Therapy and the Rusk Institute for Rehabilitation – NYU Medical School. In addition, he served as a visiting clinical professor at UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and as a visiting professor at the graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology – Rutgers University. In 1997, he was the President of the New Jersey Psychological Association and is the immediate past Chair of the New Jersey State Board of Psychological Examiners. In addition to his doctorate, he has a Master’s in Information Systems and Educational Technology. He serves as the President of the Academy

Michelle Sherman PhD LP ABPP is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, and is Board Certified in Couple and Family Psychology. She is also the Editor in Chief of the APA Division 43 (Society of Couple and Family Psychology) journal, Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice. She currently serves on the Board of the Academy of Couple and Family Psychology.

After having served as professor in the medical schools of the University of Oklahoma and then the University of Minnesota, she joined a group practice in Minnesota where she provides psychotherapy and supervision for multiple trainees. She has published over 75 articles in peer-reviewed journals, has received over $3.2 million in grant funding, and has given several hundred workshops nationally and internationally. In her personal life, she also writes books for teens whose parent has a mental illness or trauma/PTSD