Donald S. Strassberg, Ph.D.

ABPP, Professor, Clinical Psychology

Contact Information

Office: 1327 BEHS
Phone: (801) 581-7559

Research Interests

Sexual Function/Dysfunction
Objective Personality Assessment
Cognitive Therapy

Opportunities For Students

Unfortunately, I am no longer accepting new graduate students.


Fellow, Institute for Rational-Emotive Therapy (1982-1983)
Post-doc, Cornell University (Human Sexuality Program, 1982-1983)
Ph.D., George Peabody College (1975)
M.A., University of New Hampshire (1969)
B.A., Hunter College in the Bronx (1967)

Selected Publications

Strassberg, D.S. (2007). The voluntary control of genital response, arousal, and orgasm. In E. Janssen (Ed.), Methodological Approaches In Reproductive Psychophysiology (pp. 327 - 342). Bloomington, Indiana: University of Indiana Press.

Strassberg, D.S. (2007). Interactive Processes in Ejaculatory Disorders--Psychophysiological Considerations, A Reply to Rowland, Tai, & Brummet. In E. Janssen (Ed.), Methodological Approaches In Reproductive Psychophysiology (pp. 274 - 276). Bloomington, Indiana: University of Indiana Press.

Roback, H.B., Strassberg, D.S., Iannelli, R.J., Finlayson, A.J.R., Blanco, M., & Neufeld, R. (2007). Problematic Physicians: A Comparison of Personality Profiles by Offense Type. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. Download

Strassberg, D.S. (2006). A Candle in the Wind: Spitzer's Study of Reparative Therapy. In J. Drescher & K. Zucker (Eds.), Ex-Gay Research: Analyzing the Spitzer Study and Its Relation to Science, Religion, Politics, and Culture. Harrington Park Press.

Kelly, M.P., Strassberg, D.S., & Turner, C.M. (2006). Behavioral assessment of couples’ communication in female orgasmic disorder. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 32, 81 - 95. Download

Strassberg, D.S. (2005). Erectile Dysfunction, in N.J. Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications Oaks, CA

Strassberg, D.S. and Reynolds, S.A. (2005). A recidivism risk measure as a predictor of sex offender treatment completion. Journal of Sexual Offender Civil Commitment: Science and the Law, 1, 11 - 16.

My current graduate students

Kelsey Sewell