Dr. Rick Blum is a licensed psychologist in the state of Connecticut. A graduate of Brandeis University, he earned advanced degrees at the University of Iowa, Syracuse University, and Saybrook Institute. He has distinguished himself in his private practice, earning a reputation for remarkable results that allowed him to be one of the few psychologists with a brimming schedule without entering any managed care panels.
Blum was the director of the Change Agents Training Institute for 10 years, providing joint master’s degrees with Fairfield University, and later with Vermont College of Norwich University. He was also a field internship supervisor for Antioch/New England Graduate School.
In addition, he set up the emergency performance program of the San Francisco Police Department, and consulted to the Power Authority of the State of New York, the GNA Supercuts franchise chain, and Homecraft Industries. His research has been published through Oak Ridge National Lab, Syracuse University, the American Nuclear Society, the Designed Change Institute, and the Peace Officer Standard and Training Commission of California.He is also a volunteer team member of Connecticut’s Disaster Behavioral Health Response Network.