Gerald R. Weeks
BiographyGerald R. Weeks, Ph.D., ABPP, CST is a Professor in the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. For over 35 years, he has published, conducted research, practiced, taught and supervised sex, couple, and family therapy. Dr. Weeks is a licensed psychologist, Approved-Supervisor, and Clinical Fellow of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, a Diplomate and Senior Examiner of the American Board of Family Psychology, and a member of the American Board of Sexology. He has published over 24 professional books, including one or more classic texts in the fields of individual, sex, couple, and family therapy. Several of his texts are widely used in Marriage and Family Therapy Programs. In 2009, he was the 16th member to receive the “Outstanding Contribution the Marriage and Family Therapy” award from the American Association of Marriage and Family therapy. In 2010, the American Psychological Association awarded “Family Psychologist of the Year” to Dr. Weeks. One of his major contributions to the field of couple and sex therapy is the development of a new paradigm of therapy known as the Intersystem Approach. In fact, he is the founder of the Intersystemic Approach (an advanced systemic approach) to sex therapy. Dr. Weeks has lectured and conducted intensive training in couple and sex therapy throughout North America, Europe and Australia.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Conducts research primarily in the fields of couple and sex therapy with a focus on theoretical and clinical advances in these fields
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