Harry Aponte is married - wife, Theresa, and daughter, Maria. He was born of Puerto Rican parents, and grew up in New York City. Now lives in Philadelphia where he conducts his private practice, and teaches in the Couple and Family Therapy Department of Drexel University. His early training in therapy was psychoanalytically oriented (Menninger Clinic), followed by structural family therapy (Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic), and now using a more integrative approach to therapy.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
He has had a special interest in therapy with disadvantaged families. Currently he is teaching, researching and writing on therapists' use of self in therapy, thus the current edited publication with Karni Kissil of "The Person of the Therapist Training Model: Mastering the Use of Self."
Music: plays the piano, and particularly enjoys opera and classical music.