Norman Travis, PhD, has more than 40 years of clinical experience, primarily as a family therapist and child psychologist. For over 30 years he directed the Child Therapeutic Day School at UMDNJ, and played the lead role in initiating and developing the child inpatient and residential programs. He has provided clinical supervision and training to more than 200 psychologists and other mental health professionals and students.
Travis draws on his extensive experience and knowledge of child and family development in his clinical work. His approach is solution-focused, and he works with clients throughout the life cycle, often utilizing a combination of individual and family therapy. Particular specialties include issues related to adoption, challenges faced by people with Asperger’s and their families, helping families reduce internal tensions and conflicts, and navigating difficult life transitions such as divorce or the death of a family member.