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Wally McKenzie

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Wally McKenzie is the co-director of the Hamilton Therapy Centre, New Zealand (since 1989). He is a visiting lecturer in the Department of Educational Studies (Counseling) at the University of Waikato in Hamilton. Wally presents workshops relating to “Narrative therapy” in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and the United States. He was a contributor to Monk et al (1997), “Narrative Therapy in Practice”: The Archaeology of Hope and to Parker (Ed.) (2000), Deconstructing Psychotherapy.

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Michael Thompson, Ph.d.

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Michael Thompson, Ph.d., is co-author with Edward Hallowell, M.D., of “Finding the Heart of the Child” and a child and family therapist for more than fifteen years. He lectures on boys’ development and leads workshops with parents, teachers, and students around the country. A highly sought-after school consultant, he is staff psychologist at an independent boys’ school in the Boston area.

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Dan Kindlon, Ph.D.

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Dan Kindlon, Ph.D., has taught child psychology and been a leading child-development researcher at Harvard University for the past fifteen years. His private practice specializes in boys and their families where he focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of emotional problems, learning disabilities, and attention-deficit disorders.. For the past twelve years he has been the psychological consultant to an independent Boston boys’ school.  

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Joseph F. Jankosky, MBA

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Joseph F. Jankosky is Vice President of Business Development. He is a Director of New World Capital Markets, has a broad background as a financial and management consultant, including senior positions with Arthur Andersen & Company and Theodore Barry & Associates. He also has substantial operating experience at the executive level with two divisions of the Pettibone Corporation. Mr. Jankosky holds a BA in Economics from Stanford University and an MBA in International Business (IBEAR Fellow) from the University of Southern California....

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William Halikias, Psy.D.

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William Halikias is a clinical psychologist in independent practice whose work includes psychological assessments for courts, schools, and social service agencies. He provides forensic evaluations and consultations to legal professionals and specializes in assessing families experiencing conflict and transition. Dr. Halikias received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Antioch New England Graduate School. A recipient of the Vermont Children and Family Services Award, Dr. Halikias has served on committees and given many presentations on...

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Lynn Grodzki, LCSW-C

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Lynn Grodzki, LCSW-C is a psychotherapist and business coach who specializes in coaching therapists to develop highly profitable, personally satisfying private practices. She is the developer of the Private Practice Success Program ” a comprehensive practice-building program which she has taught to over 1000 therapists since 1996, and is the author of Building Your Ideal Private Practice: A Guide for Therapists and Other Healing Professionals, (Norton, 2000). She is on the faculty of Coach University and a member of the International...

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James Graves, Ph.D.

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Received his doctorate in Counseling Psychology at the American University in Washington, DC in 1975. He is also a faculty member of the Department of Applied Psychology at Antioch New England. He consults with local schools, companies, and parent groups with regard to management issues, communication concerns and motivation. Dr. Graves is interested in quantitative research and the application of psychology principles to enhance athletic performance and also specializes in psychological assessment and working with patients with panic...

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David Arbeitman, Ph.D.

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Dr. Arbeitman received his doctorate from Cornell University in 1984, after completing his internship at the Counseling Center of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has taught courses in psychopathology, group theory and practice, diversity, geropsychology, psychodynamic theory and practice, and cognitive behavioral therapy. Dr. Arbeitman has been a psychologist and clinical supervisor at the Center for Adults and Families, a program of the Westfield Area Mental Health Clinic (Massachusetts). He is Director of their...

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Victoria Dickerson

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As one of the co-founders and President of planet-therapy.com, Victoria Dickerson has a history of interest in technology and the desire to make information accessible to all. She is responsible for the ongoing business aspect of planet-therapy.com as well as acquiring new articles that will be of vital interest to those who access the site. Prior to planet-therapy.com, Dr. Dickerson spent over 20 years as a therapist working with families, couples, and youth. She was a co-founder of Bay Area Family Therapy Training Associates in Cupertino,...

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Dorothea Lewis and Aileen Cheshire

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We share a history of beginning our professional lives as teachers and discovering that our interests lay with the young people we met, rather than the content we were meant to be teaching them. This led us both into training as school counselors with jobs that now allow us to spend all day having interesting conversations with young people and their families. Although we have quite different approaches to our lives and work, in the eight years we have worked together at Selwyn College we have developed a wonderful sense of togetherness in our...

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