Gus Kaufman, Jr., Ph.D.
Gus B. Kaufman, Jr., Ph.D.,is an experienced clinical psychologist, who works with individuals, couples, families and groups as well as providing training and supervision for other therapists. In addition to lecturing and teaching around the U.S., Europe and Asia, Gus has co-founded five non-profit organizations and published many chapters and articles.
Gus is a senior trainer in Pesso Boyden System Psychomotor therapy, a powerful, gentle, body-based method of emotional re-education and healing. He has used this work with a variety of groups including teens in trouble at a residential school in Massachusetts, people in chronic pain and other therapists seeking personal growth. Gus is also a student of Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and incorporates this approach in his work.
A lover of nature and people, Gus also enjoys hiking, mountain biking, birding, soccer and reading.
- Individual, couples, family and group therapy (solo-led group meets every two weeks; weekly group co-led with Stephanie Ezust, Ph.D. )
- Healing from abuse, neglect and trauma
- Body-based problems
- Anxiety and depression
- Therapy for gay folk
- Pesso-Boyden System Psychomotor Therapy
- Nonviolent Communication (NVC)
- Supervision group for therapists
Emotion is the chief source of becoming conscious. There can be no transforming
of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion.