Prof. Paul C. Vitz

About Prof. Paul C. Vitz

Professor Paul C. Vitz received his PhD in psychology from Stanford University (1962) and for many years was a professor of psychology at New York University, where he is now professor emeritus. Currently he is professor/senior scholar at the Institute for the Psychological Sciences in Arlington, Virginia. This is a free-standing, fully accredited graduate program awarding the Doctor of Psychology degree in clinical psychology. The program trains psychologists within an orthodox Catholic perspective. He and his wife live in Manhattan; they have six children.

Priests and the Importance of Fatherhood

Priests are not just "hosts" to the parish community; they are really fathers and consequently the heads of their parish families.

Many thoughtful people today recognize that the United States—and indeed much of Western society—is in a cultural crisis. It takes little reflection to note that this crisis is centered in the family. The increase in divorce, the decrease in … [Read more...]