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Therapist Contingent Responding as a Mediator of Behavior Change: The Example of Interpersonal Behavior Therapy


William C. Follette, PhD

Sponsored by the Hans Lowenbach Memorial Fund William Follette, PhD's major area of training is in clinical psychology with minor areas in quantitative and physiological psychology. He has served as a reviewer for several institutes at the National Institutes of Health and National Institute of Mental Health including on drug abuse, diabetes and digestive and kidney diseases, dental and craniofacial research, as well as been an invited speaker at several NIMH sponsored science conferences. Dr. Follette has served as an editor, member of the editorial boards and ad hoc reviewer for several journals. He was chair of scientific issues subcommittee of APA committee on science and practice, past director of clinical training at the University of Nevada, Reno and board member of the Council of University Directors of Clinical Psychology. His students, colleagues and Follette have presented at national and international conferences more than 150 times, written more than 30 chapters or encyclopedia entries, and published more than 70 academic articles. His primary research interests are in treatment development and identifying mechanisms of change in psychotherapy. Dr. Follette is particularly interested in the application of clinical behavior analytic principles to learning complex social behaviors. Link to join:


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