Ron Bassman, Ph.D.
Ron Bassman, a licensed psychologist, earned his Ph.D. after twice being hospitalized, diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia and subjected to insulin shock, electroshock and massive doses of Thorazine and Stelazine. Before coming to New York, he was executive director of a 7 county comprehensive mental health center in South Dakota. Currently he works full time for the New York State Office of Mental Health Bureau of Recipient Affairs. Ron is a past president of NARPA.