Distinguished Service to the Profession Award

The “Distinguished Service to the Profession Award” honors a Certified Specialist whose career represents outstanding contributions to psychology by way of research, professional publications, policy development and implementation, teaching, training, or advocacy for the profession. Nominations of individuals for this award should include a description of how their work impacted the profession of psychology, including their scientific and or scholarly publication achievements, teaching or training programs, and advocacy that is not limited to activities associated with one specialty board or academy.

Year Awardee Specialty Board
2021
Frank M. Dattilio, PhD, ABPP
Behavioral & Cognitive Psychology
Clinical Psychology
2020
Barry A. Hong, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Psychology
2019
William Douglas Tynan, Jr., PhD, ABPP
Clinical Health
Clinical Child & Adolescent
2018
Michael C. Roberts, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology,
Clinical Psychology
2017
Arthur M. Nezu, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Health Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Behavioral & Cognitive Psychology
2016
Christine A. Courtois, PhD, ABP
Counseling Psychology
2015
Jeffrey E. Barnett, PsyD, ABPP
Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology,
Clinical Psychology
2014
John E. Lochman, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
2013
Ronald H. Rozensky, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Health Psychology
2012
Colonel Hans V. Ritschard, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Psychology
2011
Kathleen M. McNamara, PhD, ABPP
Edith Kaplan, PhD, ABPP (awarded posthumously)
Clinical Psychology
Clinical Neuropsychology
2010
Ronald F. Levant, EdD, ABP
Clinical Psychology, Couple & Family Psychology
2009
Walt Pryzwansky, EdD, ABPP
School Psychology
2008
Alan E. Kazdin
Behavioral & Cognitive Psychology
2007
Allan Mirsky, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Neuropsychology
2006
David H. Barlow
Clinical Psychology
2005
Ted Packard, PhD, ABPP
Randolph P. Reaves, JD
Counseling Psychology
Counseling Psychology
2004
Russell Barkley, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, Clinical Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology
2003
Patrick DeLeon, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Psychology, Forensic Psychology
2002
Thomas Grisso, PhD, ABPP
Forensic Psychology
2001
Joseph Matarazzo, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology
2000
Raymond Fowler, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Psychology
1999
George Goldman, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Psychology, Psychoanalysis in Psychology
1998
Manfred J. Meier, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Neuropsychology
1997
David J. Drum, PhD, ABPP
Counseling Psychology
1996
John Monahan, PhD, ABPP
Forensic Psychology
1995
John H. Jackson, PhD, ABPP
School Psychology
1994
Florence Kaslow, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Psychology, Couple & Family Psychology, Forensic Psychology
1993
Nelson Butters, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Neuropsychology
1992
Harold Goodglass, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology
1991
Charles Spielberger, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Psychology
1990
John G. Darley, PhD, ABPP
Counseling Psychology
1989
Paul Meehl, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Psychology
1988
Doug Bray, PhD, ABPP
Organizational & Business Psychology
1987
Jack Bardon, PhD, ABPP
School PsychologySchool Psychology
1986
Joseph Matarazzo, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology
1985
Art Benton, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Neuropsychology
1984
Leona Tyler, PhD, ABPP
Counseling Psychology
1983
Roy Schafer, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Psychology
1982
Arnold A. Lazarus, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Psychology