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Psychologists play a critical role in the identification and placement of students with disabilities in special education programs throughout the nation. Although the professional title of psychologist relates specifically to a doctoral level licensed professional, during the past several years many states have approved a teaching certification for master’s level school psychologists. In the public […]

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A pervasive problem that has been receiving a great deal of attention involves the increase in school violence. One type of school violence is referred to as bullying, which is defined as student on student harassment. Bullying includes one student’s physical and/or verbal abuse of another. One dynamic of bullying is that peers often watch […]

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Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) includes a range of developmental disabilities that vary in three critical areas: social, language, and cognitive abilities. The children at the “higher end” of the autism spectrum continuum may have average intelligence and strong skills in grammar, vocabulary and speech. In contrast to these skills, they also present with an inability […]

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It is particularly poignant for me to provide a retrospective on special education because when I was a child, there were no special education programs in public schools. Public Law 94-142 which is now the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was passed in 1975 by the Federal government. In the ‘50’s there were no […]

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The media form of therapy known as talk therapy has changed significantly during the past fifty years. For most of us, we think of a man with a beard smoking a pipe and saying “Ah ha” a lot and, unfortunately, not much else. We would be sitting on a couch talking about our childhood and, […]

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Matthew is a six-year-old boy who never sits still during class. He seems to get out of his seat every five minutes and squirms and fidgets when he is sitting down. He seems to always be bouncing off the walls. He has difficulty concentrating on his work and is easily distracted. Matthew also constantly calls […]

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Alice is twenty-six year-old woman who works as a secretary at a doctor’s office. She is single and still lives with her parents. She is unhappy with her job but thinks that she is stuck there and can’t find another one. Alice also thinks that no one in her office likes her and that she […]

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Feelings of sadness and unhappiness after a recent event are common reactions for us all. The death of a loved one, a sudden break-up with a significant other, not being hired for a new job, or falling short of achieving a goal are all possible experiences that can cause us to become upset. Likewise, feeling […]

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Your personality is the way you usually think, feel, and respond in certain situations. Whether it’s stress at work, being made fun of, accomplishing a goal, or discussing the weather, we generally think, feel, and respond to these events in consistent ways. When these patterns cause problems in everyday life, especially when interacting with other […]

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Most people have taken a drug at some point in their lives. Maybe you are consuming a drug at this very moment, sipping on a warm cup of morning coffee to get your day started with some much needed caffeine. Maybe you had a few glasses of wine with dinner. Maybe your wife left you […]

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Howard Kassinove

Howard Kassinove

Tomas, a 34 year of carpenter, went to see his girl friend of six months at the end of a hard day. Noticing a strange car in the driveway, he peered into her window with some curiosity. He saw her having sexual relations with another man. Enraged, Tomas went home and returned with his shotgun. […]

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Sexual Dysfunctions concern difficulties in sexual response or desire. Recent advertising has made this topic more open for discussion. Many people are unwilling to speak about their sexual problems. These problems have become the basis of jokes. As a result, individuals with sexual difficulties may worry about being ridiculed. Many are embarrassed or question themselves. […]

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John is a computer programmer at a large hospital in the city. Usually, he is able to handle all his responsibilities and make his deadlines on time. A recent merger of his department with another department has left him with new bosses, a number of new projects and tasks, and additional employees that he must […]

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Sarah Hummel

Sarah Hummel

An overview of DBT explains the treatment’s overall goals, target clients and general philosophy. However when we pare down the interventions, the crux of DBT is helping people maintain emotional regulation. So, this begs the question: What exactly is emotional dysregulation? Why is it a problem? And what DBT skills in particular are helpful in […]

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