Jonathan Kellerman


Born
in New York, The United States
August 09, 1949

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Jonathan Kellerman was born in New York City in 1949 and grew up in Los Angeles. He helped work his way through UCLA as an editorial cartoonist, columnist, editor and freelance musician. As a senior, at the age of 22, he won a Samuel Goldwyn Writing Award for fiction.

Like his fictional protagonist, Alex Delaware, Jonathan received at Ph.D. in psychology at the age of 24, with a specialty in the treatment of children. He served internships in clinical psychology and pediatric psychology at Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles and was a post-doctoral HEW Fellow in Psychology and Human Development at CHLA.

IN 1975, Jonathan was asked by the hospital to conduct research into the psychological effects of extreme isolation (plastic bubble units) on
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“Life is like a prism. What you see depends on how you turn the glass.”
Jonathan Kellerman

“To trust someone is to take the greatest risk of all. (180)”
Jonathan Kellerman, Blood Test
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“If you ask me, psychopaths are more talented than the rest of us... but they're still fucking psychopaths.”
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