Professor Emeritus of Human Services and Counseling at California State University, Fullerton is Gerald Corey. He graduated from the University of Southern California with a doctorate in counseling. He is a member of the American Psychological Organization (Divisions 17, Counseling Psychology, and 49, Group Psychotherapy), the American Counseling Association, and the Association for Specialists in Group Work. Jerry and Marianne Corey both earned the American Mental Health Counselors Association's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011, as well as the ASGW's Eminent Career Award in 2001.
In 1991, California State University at Fullerton honored Dr. Jerry Corey with the Outstanding Professor of the Year Award. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in group counseling and counseling ethics on a regular basis. He has written or coauthored 15 counseling textbooks that are currently in print, as well as more than 60 journal papers and book chapters.