Rabbi Edwin Harris, Ph.D. is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Pastoral Counseling at HUC-JIR's Skirball Campus in Los Angeles. He recently moved to Los Angeles from St. Louis, Missouri where he was a psychologist in private practice and a rabbi at Central Reform Congregation.
He was Adjunct Assistant Professor of Social Work at Washington University School of Social Work, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at St. Louis University School of Medicine, and has taught, trained, and supervised mental health professionals for over 35 years.
He currently maintains a private psychotherapy practice, teaches at Temple Isaiah, leads family therapy groups and trains therapists and spiritual counselors at Beit T’Shuvah, and teaches Pastoral Counseling in The ALEPH Rabbinic Program. He is also Chair of the Ethics Committee for the Alliance for Jewish Renewal.
“Working with Forgiveness in Gestalt Therapy,” Gestalt Review, 11, 2, pp. 108-119, 2007
“God, Buber, and the Practice of Gestalt Therapy.” The Gestalt Journal, 23, 1, pp. 39-62, 2000