College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Hannah Lerman received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Michigan State University in August 1963. She is currently in the independent practice of clinical psychology in Las Vegas, Nevada. She is licensed as a psychologist in both California and Nevada and certified by the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists. The major portion of her clinical work at the present time is consulting with residents of nursing homes in the area. She has been teaching online at Walden University since September 2005. She has previously taught at a number of the California State Universities and other universities over the years. Among the courses she has taught is Theories of Personality, Counseling and Psychotherapy, Psychopathology, Psychology of Gender and Introductory Psychology. Dr. Lerman has worked as a clinician, advocate and scholar in the area of preventing sexual abuses by professionals. She has written two books, edited another and compiled a bibliography about sexual abuse by professionals. She also has a number of publications and presentations on various women’s issues in psychology. She has also been active in the American Psychological Association’s Division of the Psychology of Women and Division of Psychotherapy. She currently supervises dissertations of students in the School of Psychology at Walden University.