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Everstine, LouisLouis Everstine was a graduate student of Philosophy at Oxford University (Linacre College) and Cambridge University (Fitzwilliam College). Dr. Everstine was educated at Kenyon College, the New School for Social Research, the University of Pittsburgh and the University of California, Berkeley. He holds Master’s degrees in Science and Public Health, and a doctorate in Psychology (1960). He worked as a researcher in the Human Factors in Technology Research Group and The Center for Research in Management Science at U.C. Berkeley. He is the co-author of five psychology textbooks. He was a co-founder of the Emergency Treatment Center and he is a Senior Research Fellow at the Mental Research Institute in Palo Alto. He is a Life Member of the American Psychological Association and he is a member of the Oxford and Cambridge Club, London. Dr. Everstine focuses on trauma and crisis intervention. He treats adults, adolescents, children, and couples. His special interests are depression, life crises, psychological evaluations, post-traumatic reactions.
He co-authored many times with his wife, Diana Sullivan Everstine, and continues to publish.


  • 2014 About Learning. Theory Then And Now, Xlibris Corp
  • 2012 The Art of Therapy, Xlibris Corp
  • 2007 Life Is RelationshipXlibris Corp
  • 2006 with Diana Everstine: Strategic Interventions for People in Crisis, Trauma, and Disaster, New York: Routledge.
  • 2000 The meaning of life: A Practical Guide to Staying Alive, Xlibris Corp
  • 1998 The anatomy of suicide. Silence of the Heart, Charles C. Thomas
  • 1993 with Diana Everstine: Des Gens en Crise, Paris: EPI Hommes & Perspectives.
  • 1993 withDiana Everstine: The Trauma Response: Treatment for Emotional Injury, New York: W.W. Norton.
  • 1992 with Diana Everstine: Personas en Crisis: Intervenciones Terapéutica Estratégicás, México City: Editorial Pax México.
  • 1989 with Diana Everstine: Sexual Trauma in Children and Adolescents, New York: Brunner/Mazel.
  • 1986 with Diana Everstine: Akutpsykologi: Hjälp åt offer för våldsbrott, Lund: Natur och Kultur.
  • 1986 with Diana Everstine: Psychotherapy and the Law, New York: Grune & Stratton.
  • 1985 with Diana Everstine: Krisentherapie, Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta.
  • 1984 with Diana Everstine: Mensen in Nood: Strategieen voor hulpuerlenung: Van Loghum Slaterus bv, Deventer, The Netherlands.
  • 1983 with Diana Everstine: People in Crisis, New York: Brunner/Mazel.
  • 1981 with Diana Everstine: “The Treatment of Psychological Emergencies.” In J.R. Hays, T.K. Roberts, and K. S. Solway (Ed’s) Violence and the Violent Individual. New York: SP Medical and Scientific Books, 391-407. 12
  • 1980 with Diana Everstine, Gary M. Heymann, Reiko Homma True, David H. Frey, Harold G. Johnson, and Richard H. Seiden: “Privacy and Confidentiality in Psychotherapy,” American Psychologist, 35, 828-840.
  • 1977 with Diana Everstine: “Emergency Psychology: A Mobile Service for Police Crisis Calls,” Family Process 16(3), 281-292.