Marvin Metsky

Marvin Metsky

Marvin Metsky, 95, of Morris Plains died Dec. 21, 2017. He was born and raised in Newark and later lived in


Dr. Metsky co-founded Short Hills Associates in Clinical Psychology. While maintaining his practice for over 40 years, he was a consulting psychologist for Essex County Youth House and Beth Israel Medical Center.

He graduated from University of Louisville and earned a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from New York University in 1953.

He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II. 

He served as president of the New Jersey Psychological Association and was a member of the Council of Representatives of the American Psychological Association and the board of directors of several of its divisions, including the Society of Clinical Psychology. He was a founding member of the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University. 

Predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Eleanor (Ziering), he is survived by his son, Richard (Joy); his daughter, Karen (Rob) Cowen; four grandsons; and a dear friend, Mimi Simpkins. 

Services were held Dec. 24 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

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