Jay King, Ph.D.

Jay King
Email Address: 
Phone Number: 

(617) 447-0018 


Adjunct Faculty

Faculty Program(s): 


Teaching and/or Research Emphasis and Interest Areas: 

Multicultural Psychology, Cultural Competence, Family, Marital and Sexual Therapy, Integrating Spirituality (Eastern and Western) Into Clinical Practice, Training Ministers and Pastors, and Cultural Competence Training with Professional Athletes, Attorneys and Mental Health Professionals.


Univ of Rhode Island, Clinical Psych, Marital & Family Specialty, 1991, PhD 
Tufts University, Counseling, 1978, MEd 
Union College, Psychology, 1975, BS 
Newton Jr College, General, 1969, AS


Jay T. King Ph.D. has been seeing clients professionally since he began his Masters degree at Tufts University in 1975. His experience includes doing his clinical training at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Law School and working in State Hospitals, private hospitals, public and private clinics, several universities counseling centers including Brandeis University, UMass Amherst, University of Rhode Island, and Hampshire College, His faculty positions include Brown University, Boston Medical School, Boston University School of Theology and Education, Boston College and the University of Rhode Island. His consulting experience includes the Boston Red Sox, law firms, ministers, clergy, and numerous mental health agencies. He is the former Director of Clinical services at the APA approved Training Center at Boston University's Danielsen Institute for the training of Psychologist, Pastors, and Social Workers, and the Director of Family Support Services at The Family Center in Somerville Massachusetts. He is also a former Supervisor for the American Association of Marital and Family Therapist and a long term active participant in the Multicultural Family Institute in Highland Park New Jersey. His passions include working with cross cultural relationships, and families, and supporting the professional growth of his two social activist daughters and his colleagues. In his "free time" he enjoys drumming, dancing, windsurfing, tennis, racquetball, motorcycles, traveling, chess, poetry, music and white water rafting on the Nile river.

Talks & Lectures: 

His contemporary talks focus primarily on cross cultural relationships, resilience, spirituality and the utilization of Taoism and other eastern theologies/philosophies in the healing process.

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