Awards

WCPA created the Lifetime Achievement Award to honor a member who has made significant contributions to psychology over many decades. In 2020 the name of the award has been changed to reflect one of our founding members - The Laurence S. Baker Lifetime Achievement Award.

2014 Bobbie Gallagher
2017 Laurence S. Baker
2020 Martin M. Mintz


Each year WCPA is proud to present the Distinguished Service Award to one of our members. The worthy recipient is a psychologist who has made exceptional contributions to WCPA and/or the profession of psychology.

1971 Laurence S. Baker
1972 Ferdinand Jones/Myron Harris
1973 June Charry
1974 Bernard F. Riess
1975 Leatrice S. Schacht
1977 Bradford Doane
1978 Walter Kass
1979 Elizabeth Koppitz
1980 Salvatore Didato
1981 Alan G. Rosenthal
1982 Sabert Basescu
1983 Bernard Fisher
1984 Elizabeth Mintz
1986 B. Berthold Wolff
1987 Muriel Forrest
1988 Betty B. Osman
1989 Harold Wilensky, William E. Carrington, Jr. (post-humously)
1990 Jacqueline Hornor Plumez
1991 Ari De-Levie
1992 Dorothy Litwin
1993 Rita Jackaway Freedman
1994 Jeffrey J. Cohen
1995 Robert E. Barton
1996 Gloria Batkin Kahn
1997 Jeffrey H. Shein
1998 John Lawry
1999 Franklin H. Goldberg
2001 I. Barry Lorinstein
2002 Martin M. Mintz
2003 Sharon Golub
2004 Neil Aisenson
2005 J. Kent Davis
2006 Paul Greene
2008 Ann Kliman
2009 Stephen O’Rourke
2010 Barbara Kapetanakes
2011 Erica S. Ross
2012 Jamie Greene
2013 Ernie Collaboletta
2014 Bobbie Gallagher
2015 Peter Faustino
2016 William Golden
2017 Kenneth Reinhard
2018 Jeannine Baart
2019 Deborah Szanto
2021 Marya Howell-Carter