Gary Gran Forrest, American psychotherapist, writer. Licensed clinical psychologist Colorado, diplomate professional psychotherapy International Academy Professional Counseling and Psychotherapy. Recipient National Service award, National Council Alcoholism, 1981, Alumni Achievement award, Westminster College, 1987; scholar, 1965, Vocational Rehabilitation Association stipendee, 1967, University Highter Education grantee, 1970.
Clinical director alcohol rehab program, department psychiatry Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia, 1971—1973, center clinical director, 1973—1976. Instructor department psychology Augusta College, 1971—1973. Member department psychiatry Community Mental Health Center, Medical College Georgia, 1973.
Visiting professor psychology, counseling and guidance University Northern Colorado, 1975—1981. Executive director Psychotherapy Associates and Institute for Addictive Behavioral Change, Colorado Springs, Colorado, since 1976. Consultant psychologist alcohol services division Pikes Peak Mental Health Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1982—1985.
- Alcoholism, Narcissism, and Psychopathology (The Master Work Series)
- Shunning the disease model of alcoholism, this book delineates how narcissistic injury in early life acts as the basic psychogenic, etiological, component of addictive drinking.
- Alcoholism and Human Sexuality (The Master Work)
- This text examines the specific sexual problems, dysfunctions and patterns of aberrant sexual behaviour manifested among alcoholics and substance abusers.
- Intensive Psychotherapy of Alcoholism
- This text argues that all primary alcoholics and many alcohol abusers need intensive individual psychotherapy.
- How to Cope with a Teenage Drinker: New Alternatives and Hope for Parents and Families
- Alcohol abuse among teenagers has reached epidemic proportions in the United States in the past few years.
Member advisory board National Council on Alcoholism, Colorado Springs, 1982—1985. Board directors Riegel Center, Penrose Community Hospital, 1980—1983. Member of American Psychological Association, Association for Advancement Professional Psychology, National REgister Health Service Providers in Psychology, Association for Counselors and Development, Colorado Psychological Association, Delta Tau Delta, Phi Delta Kappa.