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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.


Forrest, Gary Gran was born on December 1, 1943 in New Castle, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Granville Hamilton and Florence Ruth (Cox) Forrest.


Bachelor, Westminster College, 1965. Master of Education, University Missouri, Columbia, 1967. Doctor of Education, University North Dakota, 1970.

Diploma, University Okla, Norman, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia Pacific University, 1984.


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.


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.


Married Sandra G. Della-Giustina, December 28, 1974. Children: Sarah Ellen, Allison Giustina.