Jonathan Lebolt, PhD, CGP




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Credentials: ​

  • Over 30 years' experience providing psychotherapy and psychoanalysis
  • PhD in Clinical Social Work (Union Institute & University)
  • Diplomate in Clinical Social Work (National Association of Social Workers)
  • Licensed as a Clinical Social Worker in MD, DC, VA & NY; NJ license pending
  • Certificate in Psychoanalysis (Contemporary Relational approach)
  • Certificate in Group Psychotherapy (Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society)
  • Certified Group Psychotherapist (International Board for Certification of Group Psychotherapists)
  • Former Adjunct Faculty, Virginia Commonwealth, Columbia, New York, Fordham and Adelphi University Graduate Schools of Social Work
  • Former Full-Time Faculty, Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Psychiatry.

Professional Affiliations:
  • Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy + Psychoanalysis, Relational Perspectives Study Group Leader
  • Washington School of Psychiatry, Steering Committee, Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Culture (former)
  • Mid-Atlantic Group Psychotherapy Society, Anti-Racism Committee
  • Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society
  • American Group Psychotherapy Association
  • American Psychological Association, Division 39 (Anti-Racism Reading Group), Section 9 (Psychoanalysts for Social Responsibility) and Division 49 (Group Psychotherapy)
  • American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work
  • International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy
  • International Association for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology
  • Greater Washington Society for Clinical Social Work
  • New Jersey Society for Clinical Social Work
  • National Association of Social Workers, New Jersey Chapter

Click here to see a copy of my CV.

Selected Publications:

Lebolt, J. (1999). Gay affirmative psychotherapy: A phenomenological study. Clinical Social Work, 24 (4), 355-370.

Lebolt, J. (2002). Pandora’s box: The effect of diagnostic disclosure on a depressed patient. Clinical Social Work, 30 (3), 281-292.

Lebolt, J. (2004). Book Review: Like Subjects, Love Objects: Essays on Recognition and Sexual Difference, by Jessica Benjamin. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 33 (2), 176-177.

Lebolt, J. (2020). Washington School of Psychiatry Workshop Summary: Psychotherapy and LGBT Identities: Historical, Clinical and Ethical. Psychiatry,83 (2), 202-203.

Lebolt, J. (2021). Washington School of Psychiatry Workshop Summary: The Role of Race and Racism and Its Impact on Professionals and Communities in the DMV. Psychiatry, 84 (1), 101-102.


Pronouns: He/They.







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