Dr. Steve Sobelman, a licensed psychologist, maintains a private clinical psychotherapy practice in Towson, Maryland. He currently serves on the consulting staff at Kennedy Krieger Institute, International Center for Spinal Cord Injury (ICSCI). And, he is an Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Loyola University, Baltimore, Maryland, where he taught undergraduate and graduate courses as well as conducted psychotherapy research which resulted in books, book chapters, and professional articles (current co-editor, Journal of Unified Psychotherapy and Clinical Science). At Loyola, he served as Chair, Graduate Programs in Psychology for almost 2 decades and was responsible for major changes and growth in the graduate programs of study, to include complete changes in M.A. and M.S. programs of study and the creation of the doctoral program in clinical psychology.
In 2008, Dr. Sobelman was appointed by the Governor of Maryland to serve on the Board of Examiners of Psychologists in Maryland. He served for 7 years on the Board including 1 year as Vice-Chair and the last 5 years as the Chair. He also served on the Board of Directors of the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. Additionally, he served two 3-year terms as Treasurer of APA Division 29 (Psychotherapy) and also served as the President of APA Division 49 (Group Psychotherapy). He is the current Treasurer of the international organization SEPI (Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration).
Dr. Sobelman was also the President of the Maryland Psychological Association and continues to be actively involved in local and national legislative activities as they relate to the practice of psychology. In 2005, he received an award for “Outstanding Contributions to Psychology” by the Maryland Psychological Association.