The International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy

Covers communication between various areas of behavioral consultation and therapy. Publishes original research, reviews of the discipline, theoretical and conceptual work, applied research, program descriptions, research in organizations and the community, clinical work, and curriculum developments.

Articles from Vol. 5, No. 2, Summer

A Behavioral Perspective of Childhood Trauma and Attachment Issues: Toward Alternative Treatment Approaches for Children with a History of Abuse
INTRODUCTION Authors of recent studies on abuse have proposed that trauma and related traumatic experiences within the family of origin have important implications for parent-child relationships, and may disrupt normal attachment behavior in children....
A Relational Frame Theory Account of Empathy
The term empathy comes from the Greek "empatheia" which is a composite of the words "en" and "pathos", and translates into "being in some sort of suffering, feeling or emotion". This term was incorporated to western culture by the Germans at the beginning...
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: Description, Research and Future Directions
Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations of DBT. A central dialectic between acceptance and change lies at the heart of DBT. In developing DBT, Linehan initially attempted to apply behavioural theory and change strategies to clients presenting...
Keeping the Focus on Clinically Relevant Behavior: Supervision for Functional Analytic Psychotherapy
Introduction Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (FAP) is an experiential interpersonal treatment belonging to the third wave in behavior therapy. It is compatible with state-of-the-art cognitive behavioral approaches. It is different, however, in...
Patterns of Coping Preference among Persons with Schizophrenia: Associations with Self-Esteem, Hope, Symptoms and Function
Data from first person accounts (Frese, 1993) structured interviews (Mueser, et al., 1997) and formal assessments (Ritsner et al., 2006) suggest that many with schizophrenia spectrum disorders experience enduring difficulties coping effectually with...
Recent Trends in Conducting School-Based Experimental Functional Analyses
Consultation in school settings can be a very complex process that requires an extensive knowledge of school-related problems, understanding of how interpersonal relationships are developed and maintained, and competencies in training specific skills...
The Current Status of Behaviorism and Neurofeedback
Neurofeedback, (also called, "EEG biofeedback" or "brainwave biofeedback,") is one of several "neurotherapy" techniques, so-called because of their intended "direct" influence on brain processes. At the time of this writing, it still lags behind medication...