This expertâ€™s areas of interest and specialization include anxiety, depression, suicide, and the personality disorders. He has published empirical studies, theoretical papers, and treatment guidelines for these problems. His approach to treatment primarily relies on cognitive-behavioral strategies with a special emphasis on the Socratic method. He is actively involved in research on risk factors for and treatment of depression and suicide. His research tries to identify cognitive and social factors that are related to depression onset, recovery, and treatment. Much of his research strives to improve our understanding of suicide risk and suicide prevention.
Location: OH BA, Psychology, University of Minnesota MS, Clinical Psychology, The Ohio State University PhD, Clinical Psychology, The Ohio State University Internship, Clinical Psychology, Brown University Fellowship, Clinical Psychology, Brown University Licensed, Psychologist, American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) Licensed, Psychologist, Ohio Member, World Suicidology Net Member, Scientific Advisory Council, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Member, Theoretical Psychotherapy, Kahn Institute of Theoretical Psychiatry and Neuroscience Former Member, American Association of Suicidology Former Member, Northeast Ohio Chapter, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Former Member, Ohio Department of Mental Health Behavior Therapy Committee Former Member, Continuing Education Committee, Ohio Psychological Association Former Member, Center for Adolescent Health Former, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Brown University & Rhode Island Hospital Former, Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, MetroHealth Medical Center Former, Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospitals Former, Research Supervisor, Department of Psychology, Laurelwood Psychiatric Hospital Current, Psychology Consultant, a VA Medical Center Current, Professor of Psychology, a liberal arts college in the Midwest