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William Lyman Camp, Ph.D., Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Camp has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the psychology industry

    MARINETTE, WI, November 02, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present William Lyman Camp, Ph.D., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Camp celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Camp earned his Bachelor's of Science degree at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 1960, and his Master of Science degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1961. He completed his Doctor of Philosophy degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1968. He had additional post-doctoral training at the University of Chicago and at Mendota (Wisconsin) Mental Health Institute. His formal academic training has included work with and/or study under several pioneers in psychological research, theory building and practice, including:

(1) Carl Rogers, Ph.D., who developed client-centered therapy and personality theory rationale.
(2) Rudolph Dreikurs, M.D., who helped to develop and popularize Adlerian Child Psychology.
(3) Richard Lee, M.D., clinical and teacher member of the International Transactional Analysis Association.
(4) Joseph Volpe, M.D., who is considered to be the father of behavioral and exposure-based treatment, including Systematic Desensitization.
(5) William Sewell, Ph.D., researcher and theoretician, who served as chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison during the Viet Nam riots (on campus) and also as President of the American Sociological Association, while doing cutting-edge research in social psychology. (Dr. Camp replicated and demonstrated the reliability of his classic research on Aspirations of Youth.)

Drawing upon more than 55 years of professional excellence in the field of psychology, Dr. Camp excels in a private and consulting practice of psychology in Marinette, Wisconsin, where he has lived since 1981. At the inception of his career he gained valuable experience through directorial roles with Wisconsin and Illinois schools including Illinois District U-46 schools where he developed the first Department of Research and Development outside the Chicago Public School System within the state of Illinois. There he conducted research in program/curriculum development as well as psychology theory and practice in cooperation with the University of Chicago, Northern Illinois University, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His work in that context also involved consultation with the children's units of Elgin (Illinois) State Hospital and other treatment facilities. During that time he also taught for several universities including the University of Wisconsin-Platteville where he served as associate professor of psychology for 13 years while directing the University Counseling and Testing Center for 11 of those years. He later also served as clinical psychologist/chief psychologist at the Adapt Clinic and Marinette (Wisconsin) County Department of Health and Social Services.

In order to remain aware of changes in the field he maintained affiliation with many professional groups including The American Association of University Professors, the Wisconsin Psychological Association, and the American Psychological Association. Throughout his career he has contributed his knowledge to a wide variety of publications including "America's Education Press," two editions of "Guide to Periodicals in Education," all written in collaboration with his wife, plus "Our Children in a Changing World." He has also contributed numerous articles to professional journals.

Since moving to Marinette, Wisconsin, Dr. Camp has continued to periodically teach university under-graduate and graduate courses, including General Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and Theories of Personality for the University of Wisconsin-Marinette, and graduate courses including Behavioral Modification for Northern Michigan University and University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. In additional to his full-time position as chief psychologist at Marinette County Health and Human Services/Adapt Clinic, he also served part-time as consulting psychologist for both Lutheran Social Services and Catholic Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, as well as consultant to a number of other area clinics. Also, for many years Dr. Camp conducted various evaluations for the states of Wisconsin and Michigan as well as other governmental agencies including the Federal government, and he does other private work including court-ordered forensic evaluations (commitments, guardianship assessments, etc.) with testimony, etc. His clinic work also includes individual, couples, family, and group counseling/psychotherapy. During the past two decades he has also supervised or helped to supervise doctoral and master's level training and internships for counselors and psychologists.

Included among other awards which he has been given, on April 5, 2013, Dr. Camp was honored by the Wisconsin Psychological Association. The citation given to him on that date includes the following first and last sentences: "For outstanding contributions to the Wisconsin Psychological Association . . . We thank you for being a model of thoughtful professionalism, dedication and vitality to your colleagues and for the next generation of psychologists in our state."

Dr. Camp is certified by a number of professional organizations including The Council of the National Register of Health Services Providers in Psychology and the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards. He is also a founding fellow of the American College of Advance Practice Psychologists as well as a fellow and diplomate of the American Board of Medical Psychotherapists. He has been certified for treatment of alcohol and other psychoactive substance use disorders and is a founding member of the American Psychologists Physicians' Register. He has been elected to the American Men of Science and his biography appears in the International Scholars Directory, among others.

Dr. Camp was married to Mildred Cavanugh Camp on August 14, 1965. They have a daughter Christine (Benjamin) and a son Jonathan (Iwona) plus four granddaughters and one grandson, two of which are fluent in Polish as well as English.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, William Lyman Camp, Ph.D., has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

William L. Camp, Ph.D., FACAPP, is a psychologist, licensed in Wisconsin on March 28, 1970. He holds Wisconsin license #9-57.

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