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Joseph Green Sheehan

clinical psychologist , educator.

Joseph Green Sheehan, American clinical psychologist, educator. Fellow American Psychological Association, American Speech and Hearing Association.


Sheehan, Joseph Green was born on May 27, 1918 in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States. Son of Leo Clark and Florence Belle (Green) Sheehan.


Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Western Michigan U., Kalamazoo, 1941, Master of Arts Speech Pathology, in 1946. Doctor of Philosophy. in Psychology, University of Michigan, 1950.


Research chemist General Foods Company, 1941-1945. Speech therapist United States Army Hospital, Fort Custer, Michigan, 1945-1946. United States Public Health Service fellow, VA intern University of Michigan, 1947-1948.

Member of faculty University of California at Los Angeles, from 1949, professor psychology, from 1963. Consultant clinical psychology VA, from 1950, Mental Hygiene Department California, from 1966. Commissioner psychology examination committee California Board Medical Examiners.


  • Author: Stuttering: Research and Therapy, 1970. Co-author: Stuttering: A Second Symposium, 1975, Controversies About Stuttering Therapy, 1979. Editorial consultant: Journal Speech and Hearing Research.

    Publications board: Journal Communication Disorders.


Fellow American Psychological Association, American Speech and Hearing Association.


Married Vivian Mowat, December 22, 1945.; married Margaret McMillan, June 4, 1966. Children: Marian Louise, Kathleen Erin, Joseph John.

Leo Clark Sheehan

Florence Belle (Green) Sheehan

Vivian Mowat

Margaret McMillan

Marian Louise Sheehan

Kathleen Erin Sheehan

Joseph John Sheehan