William E. Adams, Ph.D.
E. Adams, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and Director of a dedicated
counseling program for spousal abuse in Long Beach, California.
Dr. Adams has provided spousal abuse counseling to men and women
He developed specialized cognitive-behavioral strategies for family
violence, and published his innovative counseling approach in The
Choices Program: How to Stop Hurting the People Who Love You.
He maintains a private practice, teaches an upper division course
in domestic violence for the Criminal Justice Department at California
State University, Long Beach, and speaks frequently at conferences
Phone: (562) 799-1226
Russell A. Barkley,
A. Barkley, Ph.D., is a Clinical Professor
of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston,
SC. He is a Diplomate in three specialties: Clinical Psychology (ABPP); Clinical
Neuropsychology (ABCN, ABPP); and Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. He is a clinical scientist, educator,
and practitioner who has authored, co-authored, or co-edited 27
books and clinical manuals. He has published more than 275 scientific
articles and book chapters related to the nature, assessment, and
treatment of ADHD and related disorders. His most recent books include:
Executive Functions: What They Are, How They Work, and Why They Evolved (2012); The Barkley Deficits in Executive Functioning Scales (2011, 2012); Barkley Functional Impairment Scale (2011, 2012); and the Barkley Adult ADHD Rating Scale (2011). He is also the author of: Taking Charge of Adult ADHD (2010); Taking Charge of ADHD – The Complete Authoritative Guide for Parents (3rd ed., 2013); Defiant Children: 8 Steps to Better Behavior (2nd ed., 2013); and Defiant Children: A Clinician’s manual for Assessment and Parent Training (3rd ed., 2013).
Dr. Barkley has received numerous awards for his research on ADHD
including the Distinguished Contribution Award from the American
Association of Applied and Preventive Psychology (1994), the C.
Anderson Aldrich Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics (1996),
the Award for Distinguished Contribution to Research from the Section
on Clinical Child Psychology, (now Division 53) of the American
Psychological Association (1998). In 2002, he received the Dissemination
Award from the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology, Division
12, of the American Psychological Association for his career long
efforts to dispel misconceptions about ADHD and to educate the public
and other professionals about the science of this disorder. In 2012, he received the Career Achievement Award from the Division of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology of the American Psychological Association.
Laura S. Brown,
Laura S. Brown, Ph.D. ABPP practices clinical and forensic psychology in Seattle, with a special focus on working with survivors of trauma. She is the founder and director of the Fremont Community Therapy Project, a training clinic offering low-cost psychological services. Her books include Cultural competence in trauma treatment: Beyond the flashback (2007) and Feminist therapy (2009), both published by the American Psychological Association. She has published over 150 journal articles and book chapters on trauma treatment, feminist therapy, cultural competence, LGBT issues, and related topics. Her work has been honored by her colleagues with a number of awards, including APA's Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Public Service, the Sarah Haley Award for Clinical Excellence of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, and most recently a Presidential Citation from the American Psychological Association.
William A. Eddy, LCSW,
A. Eddy, LCSW, JD has been a Family Law attorney and Mediator since 1993. Prior to practicing law,
he was a psychotherapist (a Licensed Clinical Social Worker) for
twelve years, working with children and families in psychiatric hospitals and outpatient clinics. He has handled over 400 divorce cases as an attorney (he is a Certified Family Law Specialist).
As a Mediator, he has provided divorce mediation services to over
1000 couples, as well as mediating approximately 100 civil disputes. He is the Senior Family Mediator at the National Conflict Resolution Center in San Diego, CA.
Mr. Eddy is also the President of High Conflict Institute. He provides seminars to mental health professionals, lawyers, judges, mediators and others on the subject of high-conflict personalities in legal disputes. He has presented in over 25 states, five provinces in Canada, France, Australia and Sweden. He is on the part-time faculties of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law and the National Judicial College. He also taught Negotiation and Mediation at the University
of San Diego School of Law for six years.
Mr. Eddy's articles have appeared in national law and counseling
journals. He is the author of several books, including High Conflict People in Legal Disputes which uses case examples to explain the dynamics of four types of Personality Disorders that appear in legal disputes, It's All Your Fault! and Don't Alienate the Kids!
Carol Falender, Ph.D.
Falender, Ph.D. is a lecturer, supervisor, and teacher. Dr. Falender
has conducted extensive training on supervision through the American
Psychological Association (APA), California Psychological Association (CPA),
and numerous other organizations. She is Clinical Professor in the
UCLA Department of Psychology, is Chair of Continuing Education
of the California Psychological Association, is Co-Chair of the Section on Supervision and Training of Division 17, Society for Counseling Psychology, APA, is Chair of the Los Angeles County Psychological Association Ethics Committee, and has served as President of APA's Division 37 - Division
of Child, Youth, and Family Services. She is a member of the task force on supervision of the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards and Chair of the working group on supervision guidelines of the Board of Educational Affairs, APA.
Dr. Falender is co-author of Getting the Most Out of Clinical Training and Supervision: A Guide for Practicum Students and Interns, 2012, Clinical
Supervision: A Competency-based Approach, 2004, and Casebook for Clinical Supervision: A Competency-Based Approach, 2008, all with Edward Shafranske and published by the American Psychological Association,
and is the author of numerous professional articles on the subject
James D. Guy, Jr., Ph.D.
D. Guy, Ph.D., was Dean and Professor of Psychology at the Graduate
School of Psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary from 1995 to
2001. He is currently president and executive director of the Headington
Institute, a nonprofit organization that provides psychological
and spiritual support to humanitarian aid and disaster relief personnel
worldwide. He also maintains a private practice in clinical psychology
in Pasadena, California.
Dr. Guy is a diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology
and a Fellow of Divisions of Clinical Psychology and Independent
Practice of the American Psychological Association. He has authored
numerous articles and monographs regarding the interface between
the professional life and personal relationships of the psychotherapist,
including his book, The Personal Life of the Psychotherapist.
Glidden-Tracey, Ph.D. teaches coursework at Arizona State University
on counseling and psychotherapy, supervision, and the assessment and treatment of
substance use disorders. As a Clinical Associate Professor, she
also supervises practicum trainees in the doctoral Counseling
Psychology program and the Master in Counseling program in the ASU School of Letters and Sciences. Dr. Glidden-Tracey
is author of Counseling
and Therapy With Clients Who Abuse Alcohol or Other Drugs: An Integrative
Approach, published by Routledge.
Dr. Glidden-Tracey has recently begun an Associate Editorship with the journal Addictions Research and Theory (ART). She is a member of the American Psychological Association and currently co-chairs the Education and Training Committee of the APA Society of Addiction Psychology (SoAP, Division 50). Dr. Glidden-Tracey is also an associate member of the Association for Psychology Training Clinics (APTC). From 2010-2011, she conducted a part-time private practice at Children and Adult Psychological Services (CAPS) in Chandler, AZ. Before moving to Arizona State, Dr. Glidden-Tracey engaged in various
combinations of counseling, teaching, supervision, and research
at Illinois State and Southern Illinois Universities, and at Prarie Center, a chemical
dependence treatment facility in Illinois.
Keith-Spiegel, Ph.D. specializes in professional ethics, organizational integrity, decision-making,
and resolution of ethical conflicts. Her work on social justice, dishonesty, moral hazards, and irresponsible
behavior in organizations has resulted in three federally-funded
grant projects from the Office of Research Integrity, the National
Institutes of Health, and the Fund for Improvement in Postsecondary
Education. Other sponsors for her work include the Kellogg Foundation
(Excellence in Leadership Award), the 21st Century Foundation, and
the George and Frances Ball Foundation. The best-selling textbook,
in Psychology and the Mental Health Professions, co-authored
with Dr. Gerald Koocher, is currently in its third edition. Her newest book, Red Flags in Psychotherapy: Stories of Ethics Complaints and Resolutions, is written as narrative nonfiction to highlight the emotional struggles of accusers and the accused. She
served two terms as Chair of the Ethics Committee of the American
Dr. Keith-Spiegel regularly taught professional ethics and ethical
leadership classes in her 35 years as a university professor and
as the Director of the Center for Teaching Integrity at Ball State
University, where she is the Voran Honored Distinguished Professor
of Social and Behavioral Sciences (Emerita). She also taught at
California State University, Northridge, where she was awarded the
California State Trustee's Award for Outstanding Professor across
all state university campuses and disciplines. She is also a recipient
of the Distinguished Professor Award from the American Psychological
Foundation. She was a visiting Professor of Psychology in the Department
of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Visiting Professor and
Senior Research Associate at Simmons College.
Keith-Spiegel served as President of the Western Psychological
Association and as President of the Division of Teaching Psychology
of the American Psychological Association. In 1994, she received
the APA Distinguished Teaching Award (American Psychological Foundation).
Gerald P. Koocher, Ph.D.
P. Koocher, PhD, ABPP serves as Professor of Psychology and Dean of the College of Science and Health at DePaul University in Chicago. Previously he served as Associate Provost and Dean at Simmons College, Chief of Psychology at Boston's Children's Hospital
and Judge Baker Children's Center, and Executive Director of the
Linda Pollin Institute at Harvard Medical School. He remains a Senior
Associate in Psychology at Children's Hospital and Lecturer at Harvard
Currently Editor of the journal Ethics & Behavior, Dr.
Koocher previously served as Editor of the Journal of Pediatric
Psychology and The Clinical Psychologist. He has published
more than 250 articles and book chapters and authored or edited
13 books including Ethics
in Psychology and the Mental Health Professions, the Psychologists'
Desk Reference, and Clinician's
Guide to Evidence Based Practices: Mental Health and the Addictions.
Elected as a Fellow of twelve divisions of the American Psychological
Association (APA) and the American Association for the Advancement
of Science, Koocher has earned five specialty diplomas from the
American Boards of Professional Psychology (Clinical, Clinical Child
/Adolescent, Family, Forensic, and Health Psychology).
Very active in professional affairs, Dr. Koocher served as President
of the Massachusetts and New England Psychological Association,
and three APA divisions (Clinical Psychology, Psychotherapy, and
Children, Youth, and Family Services). He served as President of
the APA (2006) and currently serves as a Trustee of the APA Insurance
William M. Liu, Ph.D.
William M. Liu, Ph.D., is Professor and Program Coordinator of Counseling Psychology at The University of Iowa. His research includes multicultural competencies, social class and classism, and men and masculinity. He has published in journals including Journal of Counseling Psychology, Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, and Psychology of Men and Masculinity. In recent reviews, he has been identified as one of the most frequent producers of research in multicultural competency and in the Psychology of Men and Masculinity.
He received the Emerging Leader award from the Committee on Socioeconomic Status (APA), Emerging Young Professional Award (Division 45, APA), and the Researcher of the Year Award (Division 51, APA).
He is the author of Social Class and Classism in the Helping Professions: Research, Theory, and Practice (Sage, 2011). He is Editor of Handbook of Social Class in Counseling (Oxford, pending), Associate Editor of Psychology of Men and Masculinity, and an Editor of Handbook of Multicultural Competencies in Counseling and Psychology (Sage, 2003) and Culturally Responsive Counseling with Asian American Men (Routledge, pending). He has served on the Editorial Boards of The Counseling Psychologists, Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, and Clinician’s Research Digest.
William Matteson, Ph.D.
Matteson, Ph.D. is a Geriatric Psychologist, an accomplished speaker,
and the author of three books: Stop
Memory Loss: How to Fight Forgetfulness over Forty, Care
Givers Bible, a book for professional caregivers of the
aged, and The
Abduction Enigma, a book about how therapists unwittingly
induce false memories.
He has been a keynote speaker for over one hundred organizations,
including the California Department of Aging Services, the California
Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, Congress of California
Seniors, the Community Residential Care Association of California,
and the California Association of Health Facilities.
For the past 20 years, Dr. Matteson has worked in mental health hospitals and long term care facilities, diagnosing and treating mental problems of older adults. Over the years he has gained a penchant for ferreting out the biological bases of the cognitive, emotional, and behavioral challenges older adults often face.
Because of his expertise in aging and memory he has been featured
on many television programs including "Hard Copy," "Unsolved Mysteries,"
"The Maury Povitch Show," "Strange Universe," Toronto's "Fifth Estate,"
"Sightings," the Learning Channel's series, "Unnatural History,"
and the prime-time special for NBC called "Confirmation." He has
been a featured speaker on dozens of radio programs nationwide.
Clifton Mitchell, Ph.D.
Mitchell Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, is a professor at East Tennessee
State University in Johnson City, Tennessee where he received the
Teacher of the Year award in 2002. He has over 20 years experience
as a trainer and motivational speaker and is known for delivering
practical, down-to-earth information in a uniquely entertaining,
In his book, Effective
Techniques for Dealing with Highly Resistant Clients, he
presents the best, cutting-edge approaches available for managing
therapeutic resistance. Dr. Mitchell has also lectured and keynoted
at hundreds of organizations, teaching effective techniques for
improving communications and for creating change through the precise
use of language. He has published in numerous professional journals
including the Journal of Personality Assessment, Perceptual
and Motor Skills, Psychology and Education, Journal
of Psychological Type, The Professional School Counselor,
and The Advocate. As a result of his broad areas of research,
his ideas and writings have also been published in Men's Health
Today and Barron's Financial Weekly.
John C. Norcross, Ph.D.
C. Norcross, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology and Distinguished
University Fellow at the University of Scranton, a clinical psychologist
in part-time practice, and an internationally recognized authority
on behavior change and psychotherapy. Author of more than 300 scholarly
publications, Dr. Norcross has co-written or edited 18 books, including
It at the Office: A Guide to Psychotherapist Self-Care (with
Jim Guy), Clinician's Guide to Evidence-Based Practice in Mental
Health and Addictions (with Hogan and Koocher), and the Authoritative
Guide to Self-Help Resources in Mental Health.
He has served as president of APA's Division of Clinical Psychology,
the APA Division of Psychotherapy and the International Society
of Clinical Psychology, and on the Board of Directors of the National
Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. Dr. Norcross
is the editor of Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session.
Dr. Norcross has served as a clinical and research consultant
to the National Institute of Mental Health. He has received many
professional awards, including APA's Distinguished Career Contributions
to Education & Training Award, Pennsylvania Professor of the Year
from the Carnegie Foundation, the Rosalee Weiss Award from the American
Psychological Foundation, and election to the National Academies
of Practice. His work has been featured in hundreds of media interviews,
and he has appeared on many national shows, such as the Today
Show, CBS News Sunday Morning, and Good Morning America.
John Preston, Psy.D.,
D. Preston, Psy.D., ABPP, is Professor emeritus with Alliant
International University, Sacramento and formerly on the
faculty of UC Davis, School of Medicine. Dr. Preston is the author
of twenty-one books addressing psychotherapy, mood disorders, PTSD, neurobiology, psychopharmacology,
and spiritual aspects of emotional healing and psychotherapy.
have been translated into 14 foreign languages. He is also the author
of the Drugs in Psychiatry chapter in the Encyclopedia Americana.
Dr. Preston is the recipient of the Mental Health Association's
President's Award for contributions to the mental health community and the California Psychological Association's
Distinguished Contributions to Psychology Award. He has presented talks
in the United States, Canada, Europe, Africa, and Russia.
Deirdra Price, Ph.D.
Price, Ph.D., President of Diet Free Solution®, is a leading expert
in the treatment of eating disorders and weight-control problems.
A clinical psychologist in San Diego, she conducts individual, group,
and family psychotherapy. She has worked in inpatient and outpatient
hospital-based eating disorders programs and led groups in conjunction
with the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated
Dr. Price is the author of Healing the Hungry Self: The Diet-Free
Solution to Lifelong Weight Management (Plume, 1998), an innovative
and comprehensive workbook that speaks to women, men, and teenagers
who want to heal from the ravages of unhealthy eating behaviors
and the weight issues that result from them.
Dr. Price provides workshops to hospitals, business, high schools,
and colleges, as well as community, civic, and professional organizations
offering concrete steps to avoid or overcome food, weight, and body-image
concerns. In addition, she has done over 100 radio, television,
and print interviews highlighting her approach to creating and maintaining
a healthy, desirable weight, without dieting.
Phone: (800) 521-6067
Fredric E. Rabinowitz,
E. Rabinowitz, Ph.D. is a Professor of Psychology at the University
of Redlands and a private practice clinical psychologist in Redlands,
CA specializing in individual and group psychotherapy with men. Over the past 25 years, Dr. Rabinowitz has authored numerous
articles and book chapters.
He has co-written three books with Dr. Sam Cochran: Deepening
Psychotherapy with Men (2002); Men and Depression: Clinical
and Empirical Perspectives (2000); and Man Alive: A Primer
of Men's Issues (1994).
Dr. Rabinowitz is an accomplished professor who has earned Outstanding
Faculty Teaching and Research awards in 1995, 1996, 2001, and 2002.
He is past President of the Society for the Psychological
Study of Men and Masculinity, Division 51 of the American Psychological
Judith A. Schaeffer, Ph.D.
Judith A. Schaeffer, Ph.D., is staff psychologist and supervisor of doctoral interns and post-doctoral residents at Franciscan Community Counseling, Inc. in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She is the author of the book Transference and Countertransference in Non-Analytic Therapy: Double-Edged Swords, as well as articles published in Human Development, Journal of Traumatic Stress, The American Journal of Psychotherapy, and The Cord.
She has been in practice since earning her degree in counseling psychology from Loyola University of Chicago in 1982. She has taught at the University of St. Francis in Fort Wayne, Indiana and the University of the Rockies in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She has served on the boards of the Colorado Psychological Association and the Psychological Society of the Pikes Peak Region, which honored her, in 2003, with the Cornelia Sabine Award for her service to the uninsured and underinsured. From 1990 to 2010 she served on the Sexual Investigation Team of the Diocese of Colorado Springs. Since 2010 she has also assessed asylum seekers through HealthRight International.
Allan N. Schore, Ph.D.
Allan N. Schore, Ph.D. is on the clinical faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, and at the UCLA Center for Culture, Brain, and Development. He is author of three seminal volumes, Affect Regulation and the Origin of the Self, Affect Dysregulation and Disorders of the Self and Affect Regulation and the Repair of the Self, as well as numerous articles and chapters.
His contributions appear in multiple
disciplines, including developmental and affective neuroscience,
psychiatry, psychoanalysis, developmental psychology, attachment theory, trauma studies, behavioral biology, clinical psychology, and clinical social work.
Dr. Schore is Editor of the acclaimed Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology, and a reviewer or on the editorial staff of 35 journals across a number of scientific and clinical disciplines.
Steven D. Solomon, Ph.D.
Steven D. Solomon, Ph.D. is Co-Director of The Relationship Institute (TheRelationshipInstitute.org) in La Jolla, California. He is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice for over 25 years in the San Diego area. Dr. Solomon specializes in working with couples and has developed a subspecialty in the treatment of infidelity. He and his colleague at The Relationship Institute, Lorie J. Teagno, Ph.D., have developed a powerful new approach to helping couples in relationship distress: Intimate Love Therapy.
He and Dr. Teagno are co-authors of Intimacy after Infidelity (New Harbinger Publications, 2006), a book written for the general public, and wrote two chapters for Carlson & Sperry's latest edition of Recovering Intimacy in Love Relationships: A Clinician’s Guide, (Routledge, 2010), a book written for psychotherapists. Drs. Solomon and Teagno also have collaborated on numerous articles on couples therapy, infidelity, and Long-Term Love Relationship dynamics. For more than a decade they have trained therapists in Intimate Love Therapy theory and practice.
Dr. Solomon is a past president of the San Diego Psychological Association.
Lorie J. Teagno, Ph.D.
Lorie J. Teagno, Ph.D. is Co-Director of The Relationship Institute (TheRelationshipInstitute.org) in La Jolla, California. She is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice for 30 years in the San Diego area. Dr. Teagno specializes in working with couples and has developed a subspecialty in the treatment of infidelity. She and her colleague at The Relationship Institute, Steven D. Solomon, Ph.D., have developed a powerful new approach to helping couples in relationship distress: Intimate Love Therapy.
She and Dr. Solomon are co-authors of Intimacy after Infidelity (New Harbinger Publications, 2006) a book written for the general public, and wrote two chapters for Carlson & Sperry's latest edition of Recovering Intimacy in Love Relationships: A Clinician’s Guide, (Routledge, 2010), a book written for psychotherapists. Drs. Solomon and Teagno also have collaborated on numerous articles on couples therapy, infidelity, and Long-Term Love Relationship dynamics. For more than a decade they have trained therapists in Intimate Love Therapy theory and practice.
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