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Robert Earl Freeman-Longo

Robert Earl Freeman-Longo, American psychotherapist.


  • Freeman-Longo, Robert Earl was born on September 26, 1951 in Harrison, New York, United States. Son of Angelo Earl Longo and Shirley Mae (Shavenaugh) DeWalt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Psychology, University Florida, 1974. Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling, University Florida, 1976.


    • Unit director North Florida Evaluation and Treatment Center, Gainesville, 1979-1981. Mental health analyst Health and Rehabilitative Services, 1981-1983. Director Correctional Sex Offender Treatment Program, Salem, Oregon, since 1983.

      Counselor The Human Center Gainesville, Florida, 1978-1979, The Gestalt Center, Gainesville, 1979-1981. Founder, president The Sexual Assault Research Association, Gainesville, 1981-1983. Adjunct faculty Forensic Mental Healt Association, Webster, Massachusetts, 1982-1988.

      Part time faculty Santa Fe Community College, Florida Police Academy, Gainesville, Eustis, Lake County Vocational-Technology Community College, 1982. Certified Law Enforcement Instructor Florida, 1983-1987, Oregon, since 1983. Consultant, lecturer and conductor of seminars nationwide.


    • Who Am I and Why Am I in Treatment?
    • This classic workbook for sexual abusers introduces clients to assessment and treatment, helping them understand why they sexually abuse, why the deny it, and what to expect in treatment.
    • Co-author: (with L. Bays) Who Am I and Why Am I in Treatment, 1988. Author: (with others) The Sexual Agressor: Current Perspectives on Treatment, 1983. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Member Gov's. Task Force on Rape Prevention, Kansas City, Missouri, 1980. Board directors Oregon Crime Victims Assistance Network, Salem, 1984-1986. Advisory staff National Task Force on Adolescent Sex Offenders, Denver, since 1987.

    Advisory board Office of Attorney General Victims of Crime Act, Salem, since 1989. Association for the Behavioral Treatment of Sexual Abusers (founder and president 1984-1986, board directors 1986-1987), American Mental Health Counselors Association, Public Offenders Counselor Association, American Association for Counseling and Development.



    Model railroads, hiking, fishing, camping, bicycling.


    • Married Patricial Lynn, September 17, 1983.
    • father: Angelo Earl Longo DeWalt
    • mother: Shirley Mae (Shavenaugh) DeWalt
    • spouse: Patricial Lynn
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    Born September 26, 1951
    (age 66)