Dr. Newman’s clinical training has been with adults, children, and adolescents. He is a clinical, developmental, and educational psychologist. With this broad background, he has a valuable perspective on social-emotional, academic, and relational problems individuals often face.
Dr. Newman’s educational background includes:

  • University of Michigan, M.A, Ph.D.
  • Boston University, M.Ed.
  • Lehigh University, B.A.

In addition to his clinical practice, he has been a university professor and researcher:

  • Professor (Emeritus), Educational Psychology, University of California, Riverside
  • Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Education, Berlin, Germany
  • Professor, Developmental Psychology, SUNY Stony Brook, New York

His published research and numerous presentations and workshops cover topics such as:

  • Coping with stress
  • Why individuals are reluctant to seek help with their problems
  • Student achievement motivation and learning problems
  • Bullying