Dr. Norman Epstein is a clinical psychologist and marriage and family therapist, clinical and research supervisor, teacher, and researcher focusing on cognitive-behavioral theory, assessment, and treatment of couples and families, with a systemic lens and special attention to domestic violence and culturally sensitive treatment models.
Dr. Epstein obtained his Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, and Doctoral degrees in psychology from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1969, 1970, and 1974, respectively. He was first an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at the State University of New York at Buffalo and in Psychology in Psychiatry at the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. In 1983 he joined the Department of Family Science (former Department of Family Studies) at the University of Maryland, College Park as an assistant professor, and was promoted to associate professor in 1986 and professor in 1992. He has been director...
- Baucom, D. H., & Epstein, N. (1990). Cognitive behavioral marital therapy. New York: Brunner/Mazel.Google Scholar
- Beck, A. T., Epstein, N., Brown, G., & Steer, R. A. (1988). An inventory for measuring clinical anxiety: Psychometric properties. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 56, 893–7.Google Scholar
- Eidelson, R. J., & Epstein, N. (l982). Cognitio n and relationship maladjustment: Development of a measure of dysfunctional relationship beliefs. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 50, 715–720.Google Scholar
- Epstein, N., & Eidelson, R. J. (l98l). Unrealistic beliefs of clinical couples: Their relationship to expectations, goals, and satisfaction. American Journal of Family Therapy, 9, 13–22.Google Scholar
- Epstein, N. (l982). Cognitive therapy with couples. American Journal of Family Therapy, 10, 5–16.Google Scholar