James Houston Bray, Ph.D. (1954–)
James H. Bray is a distinguished American psychologist who has made major contributions to family and health psychology, including divorce, remarriage and stepfamilies, intergenerational family relationships, adolescent substance use, and screening and brief interventions for substance use. He is a pioneer in collaborative healthcare and primary care psychology and several as president of the American Psychological Association in 2009.
Bray received his doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Houston in 1980. Following a postdoctoral fellowship in Family Therapy at the Texas Research Institute of Mental Sciences, he was appointed faculty at Texas Woman’s University (TWU) – Houston Center and remained there for 6 years. In 1987, Bray joined the Department of Family Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where he continues to engage in research, teaching, and patient services.
Bray has received...
- Bray, J. H. (2004). Personal authority in the family system questionnaire manual (2nd ed.). Houston: D-Boy Productions.Google Scholar
- Bray, J. H., & Kelly, J. (1998). Stepfamilies: Love, marriage, and parenting in the first decade. New York: Broadway Books. Paperback edition, April 1999. Stiefouder en stiefkinderen (Dutch ed.). Amsterdam: Forum, 1999.Google Scholar
- Bray, J. H., & Stanton, M. (Eds.). (2009). Handbook of family psychology. London: Wiley-Blackwell.Google Scholar
- Frank, R., McDaniel, S. H., Bray, J. H., & Heldring, M. (Eds.). (2004). Primary care psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.Google Scholar