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WCPA is pleased to feature a listing of published works from our members.



The Grit Guide for Teens: A Workbook to Help You Build Perseverance, Self-Control, and a Growth Mindset

Caren Baruch-Feldman, Ph.D.
2017, Instant Help

Description: This workbook for teens teaches “grit,” all the characteristics which help people set and reach goals. Self-control, tenacity, and handling disappointments contribute to the development of grit and a growth mind-set. Teens will learn how to make grit a habit and be their best selves. 
Website: http://drbaruchfeldman.com/

Overcoming Binge Eating for DUMMIES

Jennie J. Kramer, LCSW and Marjorie Nolan Cohn
2013, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Description: This book is a comprehensive resource for those with or recovering from Binge Eating Disorder (BED), and their families and friends. Information on identifying BED, eating as an addiction, skills to overcome binging, how to create and implement a healthy eating pattern, along with learning how to deal with emotional eating and anxiety is presented in a clear and concise manner. Professional resources for additional help are listed as are tips for talking about binge eating. 

Salem Health: Psychology and Behavioral Health, 4th Edition

Paul Moglia, Ph.D., Editor
2015, Salem Press and Grey House Publishing

Description: This is a 5 volume, 2200 page encyclopedic overview of psychology.  The work contains a categorized bibliography, directories of organizations and support groups, websites, and a section on mediagraphy covering movies and television shows with psychological themes. The work is available in electronic and print versions.

Salem Health: Adolescent Health & Wellness

Paul Moglia, Ph.D., Editor
2015, Salem Press and Grey House Publishing

Description: This three volume, 1300 page work is an overview of the developmental cycle from puberty through young adulthood. It spans 14 categories containing nearly 500 topics, including advice from teens. It is published in print and electronic formats. 

The Bitch in Your Head

Jacqueline Plumez, Ph.D.
2015, Taylor Trade Publishing

Description: Dr. Plumez noticed a pattern of her patients being too hard on themselves. Gentle messages did not work. What did have an impact was telling patients they are being “bitches to themselves”. This book helps stop self-critical and self-defeating attitudes, such as how could you be so stupid, you look fat, or you’re a horrible mother. Effective skills to combat self-destruction in work, marriage and parenting are emphasized.
Websites: Jacquelineplumez.com and thebitchinyourhead.com

From Symptom to Synapse: A Neurocognitive Perspective on Clinical Psychology

Jan Mohlman, Ph.D., Thilo Deckersbach, Ph.D., and Adam Weissman, Ph.D., Editors
2015, Routledge

Description: This edited volume bridges the gap between basic and applied science in understanding the nature and treatment of psychiatric disorders and mental health problems. Topics such as brain imaging, physiological indices of emotion, cognitive enhancement strategies, neuropsychological and cognitive training, and related techniques as tools for increasing our understanding of anxiety, depression, addictions, schizophrenia, ADHD, and other disorders are emphasized. Mental health professionals will learn how to integrate a neurocognitive perspective into their clinical research and practice of psychotherapy.

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Pride and Joy: A Guide to Understanding Your Child’s Emotions and Solving Family Problems

Kenneth Barish, PhD
2012, Oxford University Press

Description: In Pride and Joy, child psychologist Kenneth Barish brings together the best of recent advances in clinical and neuroscience research with the author’s three decades of experience working with children and families. He shows how a deeper appreciation of our children’s emotions offers parents a new understanding of their children’s development - and better solutions to the problems in their lives.

Emotions in Child Psychotherapy: An Integrative Framework

Kenneth Barish, Ph.D.
2009, Oxford University Press

Description: In Emotions in Child Psychotherapy, Ken Barish presents an integrative framework for child therapy, based on a contemporary understanding of the child's emotional experience.

Steering Your Marriage: A Guide to Navigating the Road Together

Suzanne Burger, Psy.D.

Description: This is a self-help book aimed at assisting couples with issues as minor as normal compromise and adjustment to marriage and as catastrophic as the loss of a child.

Website: http://suzanneburger.authorsxpress.com/


The John Dewey Academy: Motivating unconvinced, gifted, ADD/ADHD, oppositional students to use rather than abuse their assets

Ernest Collabolletta, PsyD
2001, The International Journal of Reality Therapy

Description: This article reviews the John Dewey Academy, a therapeutic high school, and the therapeutic approach it utilizes to enable self-destructive adolescents to change their behavior and become productive students and human beings. 

Incorporating social skills training with suburban substance-abusing adolescents: A pilot recovery group. In Fodor, I. (Ed.) Social skills and assertiveness training with adolescents: A clinical handbook

Ernest Collabolletta, PsyD
1992, New York: Wiley and Sons

Description: Piloting a recovery group for adolescents utilizing caring confrontation therapy as proposed by Dr. Tom Bratter and social skills reinforcement, the author provides reasons for their uses and real vignettes in an attempt to convince young men and women to remain substance free.

Undergraduate Education in Psychology: A Blueprint for the Future of the Discipline

Laurie Corey, MA
Contributor to the chapter on Psychologically Literate Citizens
2010, American Psychological Association

Description: This book examines what undergraduate students need to know to be psychologically literate citizens of the world, caring family members, and productive workers who can meet today's challenges.

Website: http://www.apa.org/pubs/books/4316115.aspx

Parenting Without Fear: Letting Go of Worry and Focusing on What Really Matters

Paul Donahue, Ph.D.
2007, St. Martin’s Press

Description: In Parenting Without Fear, Paul Donahue encourages parents to rethink their priorities and to focus on six essential lessons for their children: to be independent, to persevere, to cooperate and respect adults, to be mindful, to imagine and explore their world, and to develop compassion for others.

Website:  http://www.drpauldonahue.com/

Overcoming Loss

Rita Freedman, Ph.D.
1995, Peter Pauper Press

Description: A sensitive step-by-step guide to help people cope, mourn, accept and gradually overcome loss of all kinds.


Bodylove: Learning to like our Looks and Ourselves

Rita Freedman, Ph.D.
2002, Gurze Books

Description: An inspiring practical guide for people who want to become less critical of their appearance, less preoccupied with weight, and more in love with themselves - physically, sexually, and emotionally.

Website: www.ritafreedman.com






Cognitive-Behavioral Hypnotherapy in the Treatment of Irritable-Bowel-Syndrome-Induced Agoraphobia

William Golden, Ph.D.
2007,  International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 55, (2), 131-146.

Description: The integration of cognitive-behavior therapy and hypnotherapy are described in the treatment of irritable-bowel-syndrome.

Hypnotherapy: A Modern Approach

William Golden, Pd.D.,  E. T. Dowd, and F. Friedberg
1987,  New York: Pergamon

Description: In this book, the integration of cognitive-behavior therapy and hypnotherapy are described in the treatment of anxiety disorders, phobias, pain, depression, habit disorders and sexual dysfunction.

Website: http://williamlgoldenphd.yolasite.com/


The Resilience Formula A Guide to Proactive Not Reactive Parenting

Joel D. Haber and Donna M. Volpitta
2012. N.W. Widener Publishers, New York

Description: The Resilience Formula is a plan for proactive parenting- parenting that actively considers how to teach resilience to children through everyday challenges.  In this book there is a framework to help parents handle challenges, lessons about how to script language to encourage children's independence and a plan to help parents transform challenges into opportunities to teach resilience.

How to Bully Proof Your Child for Life:  Protect Your Child from Teasing, Taunting, & Bullying For Good!

Joel Haber, Ph.D.
2007, Penguin/Perigee

Description: Delivering a practical, supportive , and step-by-step “Bullyproofing prescription” that yields lasting results for both boys and girls, from grade school through high school, Bullyproof Your Child for Life offers specific action steps to help any child build resilience and confidence, develop compassion and trust, and thrive in school, camp, sports and beyond.

Website: www.respectu.com

Relationship-Focused Group Therapy (RFGT) to Mitigate Marital Instability and Neuropsychophysiological Dysregulation

Gloria Batkin Kahn and Darryl B. Feldman (2011). Relationship-Focused Group Therapy (RFGT) to Mitigate Marital Instability and Neuropsychophysiological DysregulationInternational Journal of Group Psychotherapy: Vol. 61, No. 4, pp. 518-536.

Description: This article describes an innovative model of couples therapy designed to mitigate marital instability. The authors suggest that combining ongoing couples therapy with a separate relationship-focused group for each partner favorably impacts each person's neuropsychophysiological regulation and their ability to participate in a stable intimate marriage.

The integration of Relationship-Focused Group Therapy with Couples Treatment  

Gloria Batkin Kahn, Ed.D., ABPP, CGP, FAGPA and Daryl Feldman, Ph.D.
2009,  International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 59(1), 109-125.

Description: This article describes a new treatment paradigm combining couples therapy with a separate relationship focused group therapy for each partner. 

Website: http://imagorelationshipdoc.com/

Your Move! Card Game (ages 6 and up)
My Move! Calendar (ages 3 - 8)

Jill Kristal, Ph.D.

Description: Transitional Learning Curves produces game-based tools to help families think about and plan for their upcoming move.

Website: www.transitionallearning.com

Divorcing a Corporation 

Jacqueline Hornor Plumez, Ph.D.
1986, Villard Books

Description: How family dynamics are played out in the work place -- and how to know when -- and if -- a job change is right.




Mother Power 

Jacqueline Hornor Plumez, Ph.D.
2002, Sourcebooks 

Description: How women can discover their own inner strength to change their lives, their communities and the world.

Website: www.jacquelineplumez.com

Salem Health: Magill’s Medical Guide, Vols 1-6.

Brandon P. Brown, Paul Moglia, et al (Eds).
2010, Salem Press: Pasadena, CA.

Description: This six volume, 3400-page review of 1,178 medical topics is intended for the college educated lay audience and covers the “Abdomen” to Zoonses” with descriptions of causes, symptoms, treatments and therapies, and recommended resources. It is oriented to inform and assist patients, parents, and caregivers. Website: Salem Health.com

Salem Health: Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Vols 1-4.

Richard P. Caprioccioso & Paul Moglia (Eds).
2012, EBSCO Publishing: Ipswich, MA.

Description: This four-volume, 1500-age work includes 782 entries on all aspects of complementary and alternative medicine including homeopathic techniques, body-mind based practices, nutrition, and Eastern medicine and methodologies. It seeks to fill a gap as a compendium of complementary and alternative courses of treatment which have become increasingly important to and incorporated by traditional osteopathic and allopathic, Western models of health, illness, and disease prevention. Website: EBSCO Publishing.com

“The I’s Have It!” In S.S. Fehr (ed.) 101 Interventions in Group Therapy (pp.165-9)

Margaret M. Postlewaite, Ph.D., CGP, FAGPA
Binghamton, NY: The Haworth Press.

Description: In this collection of useful interventions for those doing group therapy, this article describes how to help patients shift to using "I" statements to improve the effectiveness of their communication, particularly in high-charged situations.

Website: margaretpostlewaitephd

Outsmart Your Worry Tool Kit for Kids
Charge Up Your Confidence Tool Kit for Kids
Build Up Your Resilience Tool Kit for Kids

Suzanne Reiffel, Ph.D., Erica Saxe Ross, Ph.D., and Joel Haber, Ph.D.

Description: Tool Kits for Kids has created award-winning CBT Tool Kits to help children and teens manage anxiety, boost confidence and build resilience.

Website: www.toolkitsforkids.com

Children's Social Competence: Theory and Intervention

Melissa Greene, Jo Hariton, Andrew Robins, Barbara Flye
2011, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. (NY)

Description: This book discusses the developmental importance of peer relationships and social skills in school-age children, reviews the specific social difficulties of children with ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, and Social Anxiety Disorder, presents recent research on the effectiveness of social skills training, and provides specific techniques to assist children with the development of social competence and positive peer relationships.

Creative Use of Self and the Therapeutic Relationship in Psychoanalytic Child Psychotherapy

Steve Spitz, Ph.D.
2006, Journal of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 5 (4): 486-498.

Description: This paper uses a clinical vignette with a child as a jumping off point to discuss the creative process at play during psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

Website: http://drstevenspitz.com/

Group Psychotherapy with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Clients  

Peter J. Taylor, Ph.D.
2009, Guest editor, Group: Journal of Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society (www.egps.org)

Description: Current issues in group psychotherapy with gay, lesbian, and bisexual clients are discussed by various experts.

Website: http://www.drpetertaylor.com/


Neuropsychological Assessment and Intervention for Emotional and Behavior Disordered Youth: An Integrated Step-by-Step Evidence-Based Approach

Reddy, L. A., Weissman, A. S., & Hale, J. B.
(2013) Edited Book: Washington, DC: APA Press.

Description: This comprehensive text translates basic brain science into empirically-supported clinical assessments and interventions for children.

Link: http://www.apa.org/pubs/books/4316149.aspx


Inattention in Anxious and ADHD Youth. Saarbrucken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing

Weissman, A. S. (2011)

Description: This book summarizes the first investigation comparing anxious and inattentive-impulsive youth on neurocognitive tests of both general and emotion-based attention processes.

Link: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/inattention-in-anxious-and-adhd-youth-phd-adam-s-weissman-adam-s/1107097603