Dr. Peter Goldblum

Peter Goldblum, Ph.D., MPH, Co-Director of CLEAR, is professor of psychology at Palo Alto University. He received his Ph.D. from Pacific Graduate School of Psychology (now PAU), his MPH from UC, Berkeley School of Public Health, his MA in Psychology an Teaching from Teachers College-Coumbia, and his BA from the University of Texas, Austin. He was a founder and original Deputy Director of the UCSF AIDS Health Project and a visiting scholar and Director of the HIV Bereavement and Caregiver Study at Stanford. He is a pioneer in the development of community-based mental health programs for LGBTQ clients with over thirty-five years of experience serving this population in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has contributed to the professional literature related to gay men’s health, AIDS related suicide, end of life issues, HIV and work, and AIDS bereavement, including two highly acclaimed books: Strategies for Survival: A Gay Men’s Health Manual for the Age of AIDS (with Martin Delaney) and Working with AIDS Bereavement (with Sarah Erickson). Most recently his research has focused on suicide and bullying, and he is currently serving as senior editor to a book entitled Challenges of Suicide and Bullying, by Oxford University Press. In 2008 he received the NCSPP Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Committee Award for his contribution to professional psychology.

Courses:

  • Suicide Risk Assessment and Intervention for a Diverse Population