Kopp, Sheldon

Kopp, Sheldon (Bernard)

(1929–  ) psychologist; born in New York City. He studied at New York University, Brooklyn College, and the New School for Social Research (Ph.D. 1960). He practiced clinical psychology at New Jersey and District of Columbia psychiatric facilities (1955–66) and conducted a private practice in psychotherapy from 1962. A member of the Humanistic Psychology Institute, he wrote If You Meet a Buddha on the Road, Kill Him (1972).
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