Pam, who has been a psychotherapist for over half a century, is the author of three books,
including the historical novel, When Black Panthers Prowled Amerika.
In 1964, Pam joined a thousand college students to participate in the “Mississippi Freedom
Summer,” under the aegis of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Three civil-rights workers were lynched
by the Klan right at the outset of the project. Following his life-changing experience down south,
Pam returned north to lead a civil rights group in Buffalo.
Pam’s career as a clinical psychologist includes 34 years of service at Bronx Psychiatry Center,
including a 10-year stint as the Director of Psychology Department. For the past 21 years, Pam
has engaged in private practice.
As an adjunct assistant professor (psychology) at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine, Pam
also taught at several colleges and graduate schools, including Fordham and Yeshiva
Universities, the New School for social Research, and was an adjunct associate professor of
psychology at Bronx Community College for 24 years.
A veteran of the United States Army, Pam has been an active member of the American
Psychological Association, American Group Psychotherapy Association, and New York State
Pam’s earlier two books addressed issues in therapy and science; in addition, he has published
numerous articles in professional journals such as Psychiatric Quarterly, American Journal of
Psychiatry, Psychological Reports, Archives of General Psychiatry, New Ideas in Psychology,
International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, American Journal of Psychotherapy, Journal of
Mind and Behavior, and Professional Psychology, Research, and Practice.
Pam earned his Ph.D. in Psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo and
Pam’s M.A. in Psychology came from New School for Social Research. He also earned another
M.A., in Modern European History, from New York University, and a B.A. in History from
Pam, raised in Brooklyn, New York, now resides in Westchester, New York.