Offering Therapy to Individuals, Children, Couples & Families

Robert N. Wendt, Ph.D. ABPP Psychologist

Bob Wendt is a psychologist in private practice and Professor Emeritus at the University of Toledo. He was at the University of Toledo from 1975-1999; teaching courses in marriage and family therapy, and Department Chairperson for 11 years. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Dr. Wendt also served as chief of psychology at St. Vincent Medical Center, directing a program that provided family therapy to families experiencing cancer. He served ten years, and was president, of the Ohio State Board of psychology, and was elected Fellow of the Association of American and Provincial Boards of Psychology for outstanding contributions towards licensure and certification. He also holds a diplomate in Family Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology.

Dr. Wendt has been co-author of three books and written numerous chapters and articles pertaining to family therapy and psychology in the school settings. His last book prior from retiring from the University of Toledo was in 1999; Professional and Ethical Issues in Psychology: Foundations of Practice (Norton) with Walter Pryzwansky. He has presented regularly at state, national and international conventions and over the past ten years, he has done numerous workshops and presentations in Brazil, Finland, Greece, Italy, Mexico, The Netherlands, and South Africa pertaining to family therapy. He is also Scientific Consultant to Accademia Di Psicoterapia Della Famigilia in Rome Italy. His major training has been with Maurizio Andolfi in Italy and Carl Whitaker. His current teaching interests include marital and family therapy, and the personal development of the therapist.

He was team psychologist from 2000-08 for the University of Toledo Men's basketball team and for the past six years has been working with the women's golf team. Of special note, he also is committed to provide ongoing over several years and in-depth training in emerging countries at his personal expense. These efforts have included Romania, Estonia, Brazil and Namibia.

Clinically, he works with individuals, couples, and families with a wide range of problems. Married with children and grandchildren, he is at the point of working approximately half-time.