GEORGE B. HAARMAN, PSY.D., LMFT, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with more than 40 years of experience. A member of the American Psychological Association and Kentucky Psychological Association, Dr. Haarman has been in private practice in Louisville, Kentucky, and serves as a consultant to several school systems and human services agencies regarding the assessment of children. For 24 years, Dr. Haarman worked in the Department of Human Services in Louisville, serving as the Deputy Director for the last 12 years of his tenure there. His prior experience with DHS included working with youth detention centers, juvenile group homes, child protective services, and juvenile probation.
Dr. Haarman received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Spalding University and has been an instructor at Jefferson Community College, Bellarmine University, and Spalding University. Because of his years of experience in mental health, he has presented seminars regionally and nationally on psychopathology, depression, and emotional disorders in children and adolescents, on clinical supervision, and on re-visions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association (DSM). Dr. Haarman is the author of numerous publications, including Competent and Effective Clinical Supervision, Ethics for Clinical Supervisors, and Mastering the DSM-5: Chapter by Chapter Highlights of the Changes Between the DSM-IV-TR and the DSM-5, as well as the creator of a comprehensive series of Video Online recordings entitled Basic Clinical Supervision and Advanced Clinical Supervision.