MASTERS OF CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
SPECIALIZING IN YOUTH & ADOLESCENT EMOTIONAL, BEHAVIORAL & ACADEMIC WELLNESS
RECOGNIZED BY THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS FOR HIS DEDICATION TO YOUTH
Norman has an impressive post high-school education. He's earned degrees in Secondary Education & Psychology, with minors in Sociology & Human Services along with a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology. He completed his graduate education among those at the top of his class, with full honors, and remains in the international honor society for psychology (Psi Chi). He has completed continuing education courses at some of the leading medical schools in the country, all of which are based on the treatment of pediatric & adolescent populations. Norm has also completed the 1.2.3. Magic Trainer's Course, certifying him as a parenting coach & a parenting coach trainer. Finally, Norm is working on finishing a PhD in the intriguing field of Humanistic Science, to cap off his formal education.
Norm tells everybody that it is his life experience that has created the foundation of his high level of success in working with young people. As a well-known private educator for twelve years, his courses always had a waiting list. While teaching, Norm created his own curriculum and tailored every lesson to students based on their personal learning styles and strengths. Throughout this time, Norm was also a private educator and mentor to hundreds of middle-schoolers. Upon advancing his interests, then his formal education, he went on to practice as a highly successful and sought-after youth, adolescent and young adult psychologist and neuropsychology provider. Currently, Norm has found success and personal gratification in mentoring several teen, and young adult artists, athletes and influencers. He spends his free time helping educators, parents, and other adults who work with youth. Norm remains on the part-time faculty of a local community college, teaching dual-enrollment Psychology courses to students in high-school when he is called upon.
Norm & Olympic Skateboarding Gold Medalist, Yuto Horigome.
Norman has traveled the world from Central America, to Asia, helping kids. On two occasions, he's lived in a state run orphanage in the Ryazan Region of Russia, sharing his time with parentless kids & teens, creating opportunities for fun; but most importantly, teaching orphans how it feels to be loved, as witnessed by his collection of cards, photos, and letters he’s received from around the globe. Norm was also trained as a “missionary dentist” so he could
travel across areas of Central America with medical mission teams sponsored by a major hospital/medical system, located in the state of Michigan, to provide free medical and dental services to kids in need from major cities to the poor rural, mountainous coffee plantations of Nicaragua. While there, Norm spent his free-time visiting children staying in dilapidated hospitals every day; playing, drawing and having fun with the young patients. He provided toys to hundreds of sick children. Near and dear to his heart, is a
young baby named Rochella. Norm had the honor of naming her one afternoon, as she was abandoned at the hospital by her impoverished parents. Norm looked forward to seeing this precious baby every day, while visiting the main hospital in Managua. Rochella remains in Norm's heart, and will live there forever.
A group of young demonstrators after a rally speech by Norm, in Washington, DC.