George is Professor of Psychology at the Argosy University, Washington, DC campus, where he has been since 2004. He was with Adelphi University between 1963 and 2004, where he most recently was Distinguished Research Professor of Psychology in the Derner Institute; he also served as Dean of the Derner Institute for a decade.
George received a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Rochester in 1960 and an honorary Psy.D. from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Meadows Campus, in 1997. He is a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology, and was elected as a Distinguished Practitioner in Psychology.
He received the American Psychological Association Award for Distinguished Contribution to Applied Psychology in 1990; the American Psychological Association Award for Distinguished Career Contributions to Education and Training in Psychology in 1995; the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology Award for Distinguished Contribution to Education and Professional Psychology in 1998; the Allen V. Williams, Jr. Memorial Award from the New York State Psychological Association in 1999; the Florence Halpern Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions in Clinical Psychology from the Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12) in 2002; the Bruno Klopfer Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for Personality Assessment in 2005; and the Wellner Memorial Award for Excellence as a Senior Health Services Provider in Psychology in 2005, from the National Register. He also received the Karl Heiser Award for Advocacy in 1996, from the American Psychological Association.
He has been President of the Division of Clinical Psychology of the American Psychological Association, the Society for Personality Assessment, the New York State Psychological Association, and the National Council of Schools of Professional Psychology. He was on the Board of Directors of the Council for the National Register of Health Care Providers, and has served on several APA Boards and Committees, including the Board of Educational Affairs and the Board of Educational Affairs Advisory Council on Accreditation. He also served as Chair of the Ethics Committee.
George is the author or editor of about 20 books, about 30 book chapters, and more than 100 journal articles. His most recent books are Psychotherapy Integration; A Case Book of Psychotherapy Integration, with Jerry Gold; and The Scientific Practice of Professional Psychology, with Steven Trierweiler; as well as a DVD, Psychotherapy Integration Over Time. His principal interests are psychotherapy integration, clinical training, ethics, and research in grandparenting.
George and his wife Joan now live in The Overlook.