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Porter Gaylord Shreve

Porter Gaylord Shreve, American psychotherapist. Certified addictions counselor, Washington. Founder, director Community Learning Center, Inc., Philadelphia, 1973-1974. Member American Association Marriage and Family Therapists (approved supervisor, secretary board middle Atlantic division 1985-1987 AAMFT), American Association for Counseling and Development (national distinguished service registry 1989).

Background

  • Shreve, Porter Gaylord was born on June 1, 1939 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Porter Gaylord and Elsie Gordon (MacPherson) Shreve.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Pennsylvania, 1962. Master of Education, University Virginia, 1970.

    Career

    • Admissions counselor George Washington University, Washington, 1966-1967. Assistant headmaster Blue Ridge School, Dyke, Virginia, 1967-1970. Principal Chestnut Hill (Pennsylvania) Academy, 1970-1973.

      Clinical resident in marriage and family therapy Marriage and Family Consultation Center, Houston, 1974-1975. Private practice Washington, since 1975. Therapeutic counselor Alternatives and Counseling Programs, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1977-1987.

      Clinical supervisor, adjunct professor department family and community development University Maryland, College Park, 1983-1984. Counselor, coordinator Institute for Human Resources, Rockville, Maryland, 1985-1989. Clinical supervisor Alternative House, Vienna, Virginia, 1987-1989.

      Clinical affiliate Clinical Associates, Camp Springs, Maryland, since 1989. Clinical consultant Sheppard-Pratt Hospital, Baltimore, 1983, Children's Hospital, Washington, 1978-1981.

    Major achievements

    • Certified addictions counselor, Washington.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Founder, director Community Learning Center, Inc., Philadelphia, 1973-1974. Member American Association Marriage and Family Therapists (approved supervisor, secretary board middle Atlantic division 1985-1987 AAMFT), American Association for Counseling and Development (national distinguished service registry 1989).

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, travel, tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Carol Jean Praestard, April 11, 1987. Children: Porter G. III, Elizabeth S., Caleb R., Katharine T.
    • father: Porter Gaylord Shreve
    • mother: Elsie Gordon (MacPherson) Shreve
    • spouse: Carol Jean Praestard
    • children: Porter G. III Shreve
    • Elizabeth S. Shreve
    • Caleb R. Shreve
    • Katharine T. Shreve
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