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social services administrator

Gary Michael Blau, American social services administrator. Licensed psychologist, Connecticut. Named one of Outstanding Young Men American, 1986, 88; recipient Making a Difference award Connecticut Association Families for Childrens' Mental Health, 1995, Phoebe Bennet award for outstanding contributions to children's mental health Connecticut Association Mental Health Services for Children, 1996. Member American Psychological Association.


Blau, Gary Michael was born on December 2, 1961 in Carbondale, Illinois, United States. Son of Burton Ira and Louise Irene (Wagman) Blau.


Bachelor magna cum laude, University South Florida, 1983. Master of Science, Auburn University, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, Auburn University, 1988.


Graduate teaching assistant Auburn (Alabama) University, 1983-1984, graduate clinician psychological services center, 1983-1985. Graduate clinician East Center Mental Health-Charles Henderson Child Health Center, Troy, Alabama, 1984-1986, East Center Mental Health-Tuskegee, 1986-1987. Psychology intern Child and Family Services, Hartford, Connecticut, 1987-1988, psychology resident, 1988-1989, psychologist, 1989-1990.

Director clinical services Child and Family Agency, New London, 1990-1993. Director mental health Department Children and Families, State of Connecticut, Hartford, since 1993. Clinical faculty Yale Child Study Center, since 1995.

Consultant Waterford (Connecticut) Public Schools, 1990-1993. Secretary executive committee State Mental Health Representatives for Children and Youth.


  • Licensed psychologist, Connecticut.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Adolescent Dysfunctional Behavior: Causes, Intervention and Prevention.


Member American Psychological Association.


Married Gwenn Michelle Silver, December 18, 1982. Children: Jennifer, Andrew.

Burton Ira Blau

Louise Irene (Wagman) Blau

Gwenn Michelle Silver

Jennifer Blau

Andrew Blau