Haskel Cohen, PhD
Boston University, 1957
Dr. Cohen has had extensive training and experience in teaching at a number of colleges and has worked clinically and consultatively with clients of all ages, particularly in the child field. Besides being on the faculty of MSPP from its inception in 1977, Dr. Cohen had previously taught at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the Boston College Counseling Psychology Program and Clark University. He was a staff and supervising psychologist for over 40 years at the Children's Hospital in Boston and currently is the Chief Psychologist and Director of Training at the Human Relations Service in Wellesley, MA which is the longest established community mental health center in the world. Dr. Cohen is known for his work as a co-developer of the TED Test (Tasks of Emotional Development) Test and has written a book and manual about this test. It is a unique projective test using photographic representations of key developmental issues. This test has been partially validated and is used extensively in this country and in some international sites, and now is a test residing at MSPP. He teaches Theory and Practice of Supervision, Clinical Interviewing, Projective Methods II and Child Psychotherapy. Dr. Cohen has a special interest in testing and how this relates to the therapeutic process. He is currently a fellow of APA.