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Sidney Callahan, Ph.D.

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Sidney Callahan, Ph.D., author of Creating New Life, Nurturing Families: A Woman’s Perspective, is an author, scholar and licensed psychologist. She received her doctorate in social and personality psychology from the City University of New York. Prior to becoming a distinguished scholar at the Hastings Center, Callahan was a tenured professor of psychology and held visiting chairs of moral theology and psychology at Georgetown University and St. John’s University in New York. She has written many books, articles and columns devoted to religious, psychological and ethical questions. Married in 1954 to Daniel Callahan, she has five sons, a daughter and five grandchildren.