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John Ray Silver, American psychoanalytic psychotherapist, counseling director. Certified montessori teacher; sex counselor, licensed family and child counselor California.


Silver, John Ray was born on July 15, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Bud R. and Joy E. (Jacobson) Silver.


Associate of Arts in Sociology, Pierce College, 1968. Bachelor in Psychology, California State University, Northridge, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, California Graduate Institute, 1982.


Assistant behavioral science researcher Los Angeles County, University Southern California Psychiatric Hospital, 1975—1976. Consultant Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1976—1978. School counselor, teacher, sex educator Santa Monica Montessori School, 1977—1981.

Clinical director Counseling Center West Los Angeles, since 1979. Private practice psychoanalytic psychotherapy, Los Angeles, since 1979. Supervisor, trainer psychotherapists.


Active Klanwatch, Scientists Social Concerns. Member of National Association Advancement Psychoanalysis, American Mental Health Counselors Association, California Association Marriage and Family Therapists, Los Angeles County Psychological Association, American Personnel and Guidance Association, American Psychological Association.


Married Leanne Haawkins Silver, September 6, 1981. 1 child Matthew Ray.