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Colin Richard Wright

Colin Richard Wright, American psychotherapist. Licensed clinical social worker, marriage family and child counselor, California.


  • Wright, Colin Richard was born on January 24, 1937 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of John Richard and Elizabeth (Larke) Wright.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, San Jose State University, 1960. Master of Social Work, University California, Berkeley, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Union Graduate School, 1979.


    • Social services research coordinator Santa Clara County, San Jose, California, 1970-1972. Psychiatric social worker Kaiser Medical Center, Santa Clara, 1972-1975, manager medical intervention program San Jose, 1975-1980. Chief special services Northland Mental Health Center, Grand Rapids, Minnesota, 1980-1983.

      Private practice psychotherapy San Jose, since 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Licensed clinical social worker, marriage family and child counselor, California.


    Board directors Council for Community Action Planning, San Jose, 1968-1973. Served with United States Army, 1960-1962. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Association Social Workers (board directors 1968-1973, board directors psychotherapy referral service 1983-1984, Social Worker of Year 1974), American Psychological Association, Society Behavioral Medicine, Biofeedback Society of America (certified), Professional Standards Review Organization (board directors 1976-1980).



    Do-it-yourself projects.


    • Married Elizabeth Brown Churchwell, August 16, 1962. Children: Kevin John, Brian William.
    • father: John Richard Wright
    • mother: Elizabeth (Larke) Wright
    • spouse: Elizabeth Brown Churchwell
    • children: Kevin John Wright
    • Brian William Wright
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