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Nicholas Andrew Cummings (born July 25, 1924) is an American psychologist and author.

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1 Education 2 Professional career 3 Personal life 4 References 5 Select bibliography

Education[edit] Cummings first attended the University of California at Berkeley, receiving a bachelor's degree in psychology, before moving to Claremont Graduate University
Claremont Graduate University
for his master's and Adelphi University for a doctorate in clinical psychology.[1] Professional career[edit] Cummings is a former president of the American Psychological Association (1979) and Chief of Mental Health with the Kaiser Permanente Health Maintenance Organization (1959-1979),[2] he co-founded with his wife the Nicholas & Dorothy Cummings Foundations, Inc. in 1994.[3] The Foundation is dedicated to ensuring routine healthcare includes doctoral psychotherapy. He has said that sexual reorientation therapy not unethical.[4] Cummings has authored or co-authored a number of books.[5] In 2005 the National Association for Research & Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH) awarded Cummings the 'Sigmund Freud Award', in recognition of outstanding research work. Personal life[edit] Cummings was born in Salinas, California. He has been married to Dorothy Mills Cummings for over 60 years. They have two children, Janet and Andy, and two grandchildren, Amy and Kent. References[edit]

^ "Biographical Sketches, Nicholas A. Cummings, Ph.D., Sc.D." thecummingsfoundation.org. Archived from the original on 19 January 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2011. CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link) ^ "Former APA President Dr. Nicholas Cummings Describes his Work with SSA Clients". National Association for Research & Therapy of Homosexuality. Retrieved 3 April 2011.  ^ "The Nicholas & Dorothy Cummings Foundation". cummingsfoundation.org. Archived from the original on 14 September 2009. Retrieved 3 April 2011.  ^ Cummings, Nicholas (30 July 2013). "Sexual reorientation therapy not unethical: Column". USA Today. Retrieved 2 December 2017.  ^ Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare

Select bibliography[edit]

Cummings, Nicholas A.; William T O'Donohue; Janet Cummings (2 February 2009). Psychology's War on Religion. Zeig Tucker & Theisen. ISBN 978-1934442265.  Cummings, Nicholas A.; William T. O'Donohue (24 April 2008). Eleven Blunders That Cripple Psychotherapy in America: a Remedial Unblundering. CRC Press. ISBN 978-0-415-98963-3.  Cummings, Nicholas A.; William T O'Donohue; J. Lawrence Thomas (6 December 2002). Entrepreneur of Psychology: The Collected Papers of Nicholas A. Cummings. Zeig Tucker & Theisen Publishers. ISBN 978-1-891944-92-5.  Cummings, Nicholas A.; Janet L. Cummings (3 March 2000). The Essence of Psychotherapy: Reinventing the Art in the New Era of Data. Elsevier. ISBN 978-0-12-198760-2.  Cummings, Nicholas A. (September 2002). The Impact of Medical Cost Offset on Practice and Research: Making It Work for You. Context Press. ISBN 978-1-878978-41-7.  Cummings, Nicholas A. (28 August 2001). Integrated Behavioral Healthcare: Positioning Mental Health Practice with Medical/Surgical Practice. Academic Press. ISBN 978-0-12-198761-9.  Cummings, Nicholas A.; Mike K. Sayama (1 August 1995). Focused Psychotherapy: a Casebook of Brief, Intermittent Psychotherapy Throughout the Life Cycle. Psychology Press. ISBN 978-0-87630-789-2.  Cummings, Nicholas A.; J. Lawrence Thomas; Janet L. Cummings (June 2000). The Value of Psychological Treatment: Collected Papers of Nicholas A. Cummings. Zeig Tucker & Theisen Publishers. ISBN 978-1-891944-12-3.  O'Donohue, William T.; Nicholas A. Cummings (12 February 2008). Evidence-based Adjunctive Treatments. Academic Press. ISBN 978-0-12-088520-6.  Wright, Rogers H.; Nicholas A. Cummings (2005). Destructive Trends in Mental Health: the Well-intentioned Path to Harm. Psychology Press. ISBN 978-0-415-95086-2.  Wright, Rogers H.; Nicholas A. Cummings (September 2001). The Practice of Psychology: the Battle for Professionalism. Zeig Tucker & Theisen Publishers. ISBN 978-1-891944-73-4. 

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Presidents of the American Psychological Association

1892–1900

G. Stanley Hall
G. Stanley Hall
(1892) George Trumbull Ladd
George Trumbull Ladd
(1893) William James
William James
(1894) James McKeen Cattell
James McKeen Cattell
(1895) George Stuart Fullerton (1896) James Mark Baldwin
James Mark Baldwin
(1897) Hugo Münsterberg
Hugo Münsterberg
(1898) John Dewey
John Dewey
(1899) Joseph Jastrow
Joseph Jastrow
(1900)

1901–1925

Josiah Royce
Josiah Royce
(1901) Edmund Sanford (1902) William Lowe Bryan
William Lowe Bryan
(1903) William James
William James
(1904) Mary Whiton Calkins
Mary Whiton Calkins
(1905) James Rowland Angell
James Rowland Angell
(1906) Henry Rutgers Marshall (1907) George M. Stratton
George M. Stratton
(1908) Charles Hubbard Judd
Charles Hubbard Judd
(1909) Walter Bowers Pillsbury
Walter Bowers Pillsbury
(1910) Carl Seashore
Carl Seashore
(1911) Edward Thorndike
Edward Thorndike
(1912) Howard C. Warren
Howard C. Warren
(1913) Robert S. Woodworth
Robert S. Woodworth
(1914) John B. Watson
John B. Watson
(1915) Raymond Dodge (1916) Robert Yerkes
Robert Yerkes
(1917) John Wallace Baird (1918) Walter Dill Scott (1919) Shepherd Ivory Franz
Shepherd Ivory Franz
(1920) Margaret Floy Washburn
Margaret Floy Washburn
(1921) Knight Dunlap (1922) Lewis Terman
Lewis Terman
(1923) G. Stanley Hall
G. Stanley Hall
(1924) I. Madison Bentley (1925)

1926–1950

Harvey A. Carr (1926) Harry Levi Hollingworth
Harry Levi Hollingworth
(1927) Edwin Boring
Edwin Boring
(1928) Karl Lashley (1929) Herbert Langfeld (1930) Walter Samuel Hunter (1931) Walter Richard Miles (1932) Louis Leon Thurstone (1933) Joseph Peterson (1934) Albert Poffenberger (1935) Clark L. Hull
Clark L. Hull
(1936) Edward C. Tolman
Edward C. Tolman
(1937) John Dashiell (1938) Gordon Allport (1939) Leonard Carmichael
Leonard Carmichael
(1940) Herbert Woodrow (1941) Calvin Perry Stone (1942) John Edward Anderson (1943) Gardner Murphy
Gardner Murphy
(1944) Edwin Ray Guthrie
Edwin Ray Guthrie
(1945) Henry Garrett (1946) Carl Rogers
Carl Rogers
(1947) Donald Marquis (1948) Ernest Hilgard (1949) J. P. Guilford (1950)

1951–1975

Robert Richardson Sears
Robert Richardson Sears
(1951) J. McVicker Hunt (1952) Laurance F. Shaffer (1953) Orval Hobart Mowrer (1954) E. Lowell Kelly (1955) Theodore Newcomb (1956) Lee Cronbach (1957) Harry Harlow
Harry Harlow
(1958) Wolfgang Köhler (1959) Donald O. Hebb (1960) Neal E. Miller
Neal E. Miller
(1961) Paul E. Meehl (1962) Charles E. Osgood (1963) Quinn McNemar (1964) Jerome Bruner
Jerome Bruner
(1965) Nicholas Hobbs (1966) Gardner Lindzey (1967) Abraham Maslow
Abraham Maslow
(1968) George Armitage Miller
George Armitage Miller
(1969) George Albee (1970) Kenneth B. Clark (1971) Anne Anastasi (1972) Leona E. Tyler (1973) Albert Bandura
Albert Bandura
(1974) Donald T. Campbell
Donald T. Campbell
(1975)

1976–2000

Wilbert J. McKeachie (1976) Theodore H. Blau (1977) M. Brewster Smith (1978) Nicholas Cummings (1979) Florence Denmark
Florence Denmark
(1980) John J. Conger (1981) William Bevan (1982) Max Siegel (1983) Janet Taylor Spence (1984) Robert Perloff (1985) Logan Wright (1986) Bonnie Strickland (1987) Raymond D. Fowler (1988) Joseph Matarazzo (1989) Stanley Graham (1990) Charles Spielberger (1991) Jack Wiggins Jr. (1992) Frank Farley (1993) Ronald E. Fox (1994) Robert J. Resnick (1995) Dorothy Cantor (1996) Norman Abeles (1997) Martin Seligman
Martin Seligman
(1998) Richard Suinn (1999) Patrick H. DeLeon (2000)

2001–Present

Norine G. Johnson (2001) Philip Zimbardo
Philip Zimbardo
(2002) Robert Sternberg (2003) Diane F. Halpern (2004) Ronald F. Levant (2005) Gerald Koocher (2006) Sharon Brehm (2007) Alan E. Kazdin (2008) James H. Bray (2009) Carol D. Goodheart (2010) Melba J. T. Vasquez (2011) Suzanne Bennett Johnson (2012) Donald N. Bersoff (2013) Nadine Kaslow
Nadine Kaslow
(2014) Barry S. Anton (2015) Susan H. McDaniel (2016) Antonio Puente (2017) Jessica Henderson Daniel (2018)

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