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George Arthur Muench


George Arthur Muench, American educator.


Muench, George Arthur was born on March 9, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Frank Anthony and Bertha (May) Muench.


Bachelor of Arts, Denison U., 1942. Master of Arts, Ohio State University, 1943, Doctor of Philosophy., 1945.


School psychologist U. School, Columbus, Ohio, 1943-1944, instructor psychology Ohio State University, 1944-1945. Clinical psychologist Bureau Juvenile Research, 1944-1945. Assistant professor of University Louisville, 1945-1947, associate professor, 1947-1949.

Chief clinical psychologist Adult and Child Guidance Clinic Santa Clara County, California, 1949-1954. Professor psychology San Jose State University, 1949-1980, past director Counseling Center, director Psychological Studies Institute, 1975-1980. Visiting staff department psychiatry Santa Clara County Hospital, 1956-1980.


  • Co-author or contributor 6 books on clinical psychology, also articles in field, monographs.


Member Kentucky Board Examiners for Licensing Psychologists, 1948-1949. Board of directors Santa Clara County Mental Health Society. Member California County Bds.

Education, 1966-1980, president, 1967-1968. VA grantee for work with war orphans and veterans. Member American Academy Psychotherapists, American Psychological Association, Society Protective Techniques, Association Humanistic Psychology, Western, California psychological associations, American Association of University Professors, Phi Delta Kappa.


Married Eleanor Raine, June 12, 1943. Children: George Arthur, Margaret, John, Joseph.

Frank Anthony Muench

Bertha (May) Muench

Eleanor Raine

George Arthur Muench

Margaret Muench

John Muench

Joseph Muench