Ellyn Kaschak, Ph.D.


Dr. Ellyn Kaschak has been widely recognized as one of the founders of the field of Feminist Psychology and Psychotherapy.  As such, she has been honored with many awards in the field for her continuing intellectual and epistemological contributions, including many articles and presentations, keynote speeches, 12 edited books and her two groundbreaking books, Engendered Lives: A New Psychology of Women’s Experience (1992)b and Sight Unseen: Gender and Race through Blind Eyes (2015).

Dr. Kaschak has been Professor of Psychology at San Jose State University since 1974, where she has also been the Chairperson of the graduate program in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling and Director of the University's Family Counseling Service.  Dr. Kaschak is also the editor of the Journal of Women and Therapy and has published numerous edited anthologies.  Dr. Kaschak is a Fellow of Division 35, the Psychology of Women, Division 12, Clinical Psychology, Division 44, LGBT Concerns, Division 45, Ethnic Minority Issues and Division 52, International Psychology of the American Psychological Association.