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Michael B. Schwartz

Michael B. Schwartz, American psychotherapist. Diplomate American Board Psychotherapy, International Academy Behavioral Medicine. Recipient Outstanding Service award Illinois Committee for Children, 1992.


  • Schwartz, Michael B. was born on January 3, 1938 in New York City. Son of Julius and Rose Marie (Rubinstein) Schwartz.

  • Education

    • AB, Goddard College, 1962. Master of Social Work, Adelphi University, 1964. Doctor of Social Work, Tulane University, 1971.


    • Clinical social worker United States VA, New York City, 1964-1966. Private practice New York, Florida, Illinois, since 1964. Founding administrator Bellevue Hospital Suicide Prevention Center, New York City, 1966-1968.

      Assistant director Suicide Prevention Center, New Orleans, 1969-1970. Assistant professor Florida State University School Social Work, Tallahassee, 1971-1975. Associate professor psychotherapy Southern Illinois University School Medicine, Springfield, since 1975.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Psychotherapy, International Academy Behavioral Medicine.


    • Talk show host Station WSSR-FM, 1981. Contributor articles to professional publications.


    Volunteer Springfield Jewish Federation, since 1975. Fellow American Orthopsychiat. Association (life); member American Association Marriage and Family Therapists, American Academy Psychotherapists, American Group Psychotherapy Association, Society Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy.


    • Married Gloria Pudick, August 11, 1968. 1 child, Jean-Paul.
    • father: Julius Schwartz
    • mother: Rose Marie (Rubinstein) Schwartz
    • spouse: Gloria Pudick
    • child: Jean-Paul Schwartz
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    Born January 3, 1938