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NYSPA has many published authors within its membership, and we are proud to feature their work below. If you have been published and would like to list your publication below, please send an e-mail with the Title, author(s), publication date, publisher, and a brief description of the work.


A Gay Man's Guide to Prostate Cancer

Gerald Perlman, Ph.D. & Jack Drescher, MD
Haworth Medical Press, 2005

The book is for patients, medical and mental health workers with a special emphasis on the specific issues facing  gay men dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer.

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bouklasA Healing Education

George Bouklas, PhD
2005, Word Association Publishers: Tarentum, PA

My story of participating in three landmark schools and how we used democratic education to encourage health in the most challenged learners.

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oreillyA Psychodynamic Understanding of Modern Medicine: Placing the person at the center of care

Maureen O'Reilly-Landry, PhD (Editor)

Radcliffe Publishing, April, 2012.

The book offers physicians and nurses a better means of understanding psychological problems that present themselves in clinical settings, and psychologists and psychiatrists important insights for intervening when problems occur.  Using case-based learning, they show the interpersonal and psychological impact of current medical care on patients, families and medical practitioners in a wide variety of medical situations.

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coriglianoApplying to Graduate School in Psychology: Advice from Successful Students and Prominent Psychologists

Frank J. Corigliano, Contributing Author & NYSPA member
2008, APA Books

With its innovative way of helping potential graduate students through the application process by including the personal insights and stories of current graduate students as well as those of established psychologists, this book is the newest must-read for anyone thinking about applying to graduate school in psychology or for those who wish to encourage these future psychologists.

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Courage_Heart_WisdomCourage, Heart & Wisdom: Essays on Autism

Alan J. Barnett, PhD - Contributing author and NYSPA Member
2009, Outskirts Press, Denver, CO

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NydeggerDealing with Anxiety and Related Disorders: Understanding, Coping, and Prevention

Rudy V. Nydegger Ph.D.

2011, Praeger

Every year, nearly one in five Americans—some 40 million men and women—must cope with an anxiety disorder, be it general, persistent anxiety (GAD); social phobia; obsessive-compulsive disorder; or life-altering post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Yet, the sad fact is that the very large majority of these people will never get the help that is available.

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Don't You Get It? Living with Auditory Learning Disabilities

Loraine Alderman, PhD

If you or someone you know has (APD), an Auditory Processing Disorder, this book can help you find answers. Until now, there has not been a book that specifically looks at how people with APD have lived and learned to overcome the disorder from childhood into adulthood. This book was written by those people who have lived with APD their entire lives.

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Finding Your Voice: A Woman’s Guide to Using Self-Talk for Fulfilling Relationships, Work and Life.

Dorothy Cantor, Carol Goodheart, Sandra Haber, Ellen McGrath, Alice Rubenstein, Lenore Walker, and Karen Zager
2004, Wiley

Self-help book for women, co-authored by 7 psychologists, to help women combat defeating emotions, get unstuck, and move forward.

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Flow of Work and the Company's Fortunes: A Playbook for Productivity

George Bouklas, PhD with Dan Berger, EdD and Peter Kanaris, PhD

2008, Word Association Publishers: Tarentum, Pennsylvania

The use of direct observation in assessing company blocks and problems, with an emphasis on the impact of ecology on individual human behavior.

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Grief Therapy with Latinos: Integrating Culture for Clinicians

Carmen Inoa Vazquez, PhD & Dinelia Rosa, PhD
2011, Springer Publishing Company

This book serves as a clinical reference that helps in the understanding of relevant cultural values and their effect on the grieving process.  This book also addresses the application of specific interventions in a culturally relevant manner, including the relevance of language in grief therapy, psychology and counseling with a Latino population.

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Handbook of Psychodiagnostic Testing: Analysis of Personality in the Psychological Report (4th Ed.)

Anthony Burry, PhD & Henry Kellerman, PhD
2007, Springer Science, New York

Harm Reduction Psychotherapy: A New Treatment for Drug and Alcohol Problems

Andrew Tatarsky, PhD
Aronson Imprint, Roman & Littlefield, 2007

This ground-breaking volume provides readers with both an overview of harm reduction therapy and a series of ten case studies, treated by different therapists, that vividly illustrate this treatment approach with a wide variety of clients. Harm reduction is a framework for helping drug and alcohol users who cannot or will not stop completely—the majority of users—reduce the harmful consequences of use. Harm reduction relaxes the emphasis on abstinence as the only acceptable goal and criterion of success. This book shows how a harm reduction frame has dramatic implications for improving the effectiveness of psychotherapy in many ways.

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Healing Trauma Through Self-Parenting: The Codependency Connection

Patricia O'Gorman, PhD and Phil Diaz, MSW

HCI Publishing, March 14, 2012

Self-healing through self-parenting, a concept introduced a generation ago, has helped thousands of adult children of alcoholics who are codependent and have conflicts in their primary relationships. Now Patricia O'Gorman, Ph.D., and Phil Diaz, M.S.W., authors of the classic book The 12 Steps to Self-Parenting for Adult Children and its companion workbook, expand the reach of that successful healing paradigm to anyone who has suffered from any kind of trauma.

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Initial Psychotherapy Interview: A Gay Man Seeks Treatment

Charles Silverstein, PhD
2011, Elsevier Insight Publishers (eBook)

This book provides comprehensive coverage of the initial interview with a gay male client. It first provides a transcript of the entire interview. It then covers in-depth a set of universal themes, and finally includes commentary on and analysis of the interview from a range of the most widely used theoretical perspectives. It is designed to teach the foundations of conducting an initial interview and therapists in training, as well as experienced mental health workers will find it invaluable.

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Inside the Session: What Really Happens in Psychotherapy

Paul L. Wachtel, PhD
2011, APA Press

Inside the Session presents full transcripts of three entire sessions, enabling readers to see not just what went right, but where the therapist may have missed a crucial detail or may have intervened at the wrong moment. It provides a rare opportunity to "look over the shoulder — and into the mind" of a renowned psychotherapist at work.

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araozDaniel L. Araoz, Ed.D., ABPP

McFarland Publishers, 2012

Psychotherapy is a scientifically proven form of treatment, and neuroscience has justified hypnosis as a convenient method to train our minds to change our brains. However, hypnosis remains widely misunderstood. This volume clears up many misconceptions surrounding the practice by exploring it as a part of psychodynamic psychotherapy. In this context, hypnosis involves the activation of the patient's fantasy to create a new inner reality of the self, so that this reality can take the place of the old one for personal enrichment of the individual. Presenting new evidence from neuroscience and the ancient wisdom of Buddhism and detailing many short case studies, this work reveals the essence of hypnosis and demonstrates the benefits of this often misunderstood mind activity.

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Magills Medical Guide, 6th Edition, Vols. 1-6

Brandon P. Brown, Paul Moglia, H. Bradford Hawley, et al. (Eds.)
Salem Press, 2010

This 3,400 page, six  volume medical encyclopedia is for the college-educated lay audience.  Its 1162 articles are intended as a comprehensive overview of all things medical from disease etiologies, symptoms, can comparative treatments to medical technology, economics, professions, and the health care industry.  Print and ebook versions are available as well as online access to any individual topic.

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Joshua Ehrlich, PhD
Portal Books (January 13, 2012)

For executives leading their organizations through change and growth Mindshifting provides a powerful tool kit. The book guides you through the seven attentional shifts a leader has to make, providing a logical framework for you to move from managing one's self to leading large organizations.

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Multiple_minority_identitiesMultiple Minority Identities: Applications for Practice, Research, and Training

Reginald Nettles, PhD &
Rochelle Balter, PhD, JD
2011, Springer Publishing Company

This important volume chronicles a shift from the old multicultural paradigm that depicts members of a minority group as being limited to racial and ethnic categories, to a modern definition of minorities. Moreover, many of these stigmatized individuals belong to more than one minority group, resulting in stigmatization not only outside of their identified primary group as well as within it.

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Outsmart Your Worry Tool Kit for Kids (Elementary School Ediition)

Suzanne T. Reiffel, PhD, Erica S. Ross, PhD & Joel D. Haber, PhD
2008, Tool Kits for Kids LLC

An award-winning cognitive-behavioral toolkit to help children manage worry and anxiety.

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