In the Moods
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Gerald J. Mozdzierz, Ph.D., FAAClinP. (1940 - 2018)

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B.S. – 1961 Loyola University. Chicago, IL
Ph.D. in Psychology - 1965 Loyola University. Chicago, IL
Certificate in Psychotherapy - 1976 Alfred Adler Institute. Chicago, IL


Diplomate in Clinical Psychology American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP)
Fellow American Academy of Clinical Psychology
Consultant: American Society of Clinical Hypnosis


1981 – 2018
Department of Psychiatry, Behavioral Neurosciences
Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. Maywood, IL

1978 –2018
Private Practice: Clinical/Consulting. Hinsdale, IL


1996 – 2002 Hines V.A. Hospital, Senior Manager (Chief) of Psychology Service

1980 – 1996 Assistant Chief

1996 – Director of Clinical Training

1980 Staff Clinical Psychologist

1970 – 72 Asst. Coordinator of Training

1964 – 66 Post Doctoral Intern

1977 – Present Instructor, Adler School of Professional Psychology. Chicago, IL

1982 – 1994 Visiting Faculty, Alfred Adler Institute of Quebec. Montreal, Quebec Canada

1999 Guest Lecturer, Slaskie Centrum Chorob Serca. Zabrze, Poland

1999 Guest Lecturer, Medical Academy. Bialystok, Poland

1990 Visiting Professor, CaliforniaState University. Fullerton, CA 

1989, 1996 Visiting Professor, University of Arizona

1983 Visiting Professor, West Virginia College of Graduate Studies. Charleston, West Virginia

1982 & 1984 Visiting Professor, University of Vermont. Burlington, Vermont

1978 Visiting Professor, Bowie State College, Baltimore, Maryland

1973 Visiting Professor, American College, University of Louvain. Louvain, Belgium

1968 – 1978 Consulting Clinical Psychologist, St.Joseph’s Hospital Community Mental Health Program. Chicago, IL

1967 - 1971 Staff Member and Member Board of Directors, Center for Psychotherapy and Psychological Services. Chicago, IL

1966 – 1968 Psychologist, Loyola University Child Guidance Center. Chicago, IL

1961 – 1964 Staff Member, Behavior Laboratory Department of Psychology, Loyola University. Chicago, IL

1962 – 1965 Instructor, Department of Psychology, Loyola University. Chicago, IL


2005 Member, Sexual Misconduct Review Board
Province of St. Albert the Great, Order of Preachers

2004 – Present Member, Board of Directors: Community Care Options

2000 – 2002 Member, Medical Executive Committee: Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital

2000 – 2002 Member, Dean’s Committee: Loyola University, Stritch Schoolof Medicine

2000 – 2003 Member, National Ethics Committee: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. Washington, D.C.

1996 – 2002 Member, Human Studies Committee

1981 – 2002 Chairperson, Hospital Ethics Committee Hines V.A. Hospital

1975 – present Member, Medical Dental Staff, Loyola University Medical Center

1994 – 1998 Editor: Journal of Individual Psychology (Formerly: Individual Psychology The Journal of Adlerian Theory, Research and Practice) Theory and Research section.

1980 – 1995 Consulting Editor; 1998-present Associate Ed

1990 – 1992 Associate Editor, International Journal of Individual Psychology

1994 – present Consulting Editor, International Journal of Group Tensions

1987 – 1989 President of Faculty, Adler School of Professional Psychology

1973 – 1979 Member, Board of Directors, North American Society of Adlerian Psychology

1970 – 1972 Chairman, Chicago Regional V.A. Psychology Training Committee

Periodic reviewer: Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, Professional Psychology, Journal of Psychology in Medical Settings, Journal of the American Geriatric Society.


Appointed Member Veterans Health Administration, National Ethics Committee, 2000

Awarded Teaching Scholar Fellowship in Research Ethics, University of Illinois Chicago, College of Medicine, 1999-2000

Association of VA Chiefs of Psychology, Professional Service Award, 1988

Inclusion in Marquis' Who's Who in the Midwest

Inclusion in American Men of Science

Alpha Sigma Nu: National Jesuit Honor Society

Phi Gamma Mu: National Honor Society

Phi Sigma Tau: National Honor Society in Philosophy


American Psychological Association
American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
Illinois Psychological Association
North American Society of Adlerian Psychology
Association of VA Psychologist Leaders


Mozdzierz, G, J,, Peluso, P.R. and Lisiecki, J, (2014) "Advanced Principles of Counseling and Psychotherapy: Learning, Integrating and Consolidating the Nonlinear Thinking of Master Practitioners". New Yourk: Routledge (Taylor and Fransis Group).

Mozdzierz, G, J,, Peluso, P.R. and Lisiecki, J, (2009) "Principles of Counseling and Psychotherapy: Learning the Essential Domains and Nonlinear Thinking of Master practitioners". New York: Routledge (Taylor and Francis Group),

Mozdzierz, G.J. & Stotland, M.The Double Fantasy and Dual Reality of John Lennon. With M. Stotland, Ph.D. (Unpublished )

Stotland, M. & Mozdzierz, G. J. (2003).In the Moods: When Bipolar Disorder and Substance Dependence Intersect. Dollard Des Ormeaux, Quebec: Keren Chai Publications


Walther, R., Douglas, S.P., Mozdzierz, G.J. Poon, P. & Fox, E. (2004). Ethical Boundaries in the Patient-Clinician Relationship.Archives of Internal Medicine. (In press).

Andrus, C. H., Kleinman, B. S., Mozdzierz, G.J., Sinacore, J. M. & Garthwaite, T.L. Mortality Outcomes and Attending Surgeon Presence at the Time of Operation (under editorial review American Journal of Surgery, 2003).

National Ethics Committee, Veterans Health Administration. Ethical Boundaries in the Patient-Clinician Relationship (Walther, R., Douglas, S.P., Mozdzierz, G.J. Poon, P. & Fox, E.)June, 2003; Washington, D.C.

Blacconiere, M., Greenblatt, R. L. & Mozdzierz, G. J. (2003).Reorganization and Quality Management in Psychiatric Programs: The Effects of Shortened Lengths of Stay on the Symptomatology of Chronically Mentally Ill Patients. Psychiatric Services (Under Editorial Review).

Mozdzierz, G.J., Greenblatt, R.L. & Murphy, T.J. (2003).The Measurement and Clinical Utility of Social Interest.Substance Use and Misuse. (Under editorial review).

Mozdzierz, G. J., Greenblatt, R.L., Piro, K. and Thomasma, D. (2002).Who Are Patients Designating as Their "Next of Kin?"VA Practitioner. Vol 19, No. 9, 16-38.

Mozdzierz, G.J. (1999). Life Style Assessment and Heart Transplant Evaluation. Transplant Proceedings. Tarrytown, New York: Elsevier Science, Inc.

Mozdzierz, G.J., Greenblatt, R.L., Snodgrass, R. Sladen, B. & Jameson, D. (1998). Reorganization and Quality Management with Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Patients. Journal of Healthcare Quality. Vol. 20, No. 6, 21-25

Mozdzierz, G.J. (1998). Bridging Intellectual and Cultural Gaps: The Challenge and Heritage of Individual psychology.Journal of Individual Psychology. Vol. 54, No. 1, 1-3.

Stein, S., Mozdzierz, A.B. & Mozdzierz, G.J. (1998).The Kinship of Adlerian Family Counseling and Minuchin’s Structural Family Therapy.The Journal of Individual Psychology. Vol. 54, No. 1, 90-107.

Mozdzierz, G.J. and Mozdzierz, A.B. (1997).A Brief History of the Journals of Individual Psychology. Individual Psychology. Vol. 53, No. 3, 275-285.

Mozdzierz, G.J. (1997). The History and Future of Individual Psychology. Individual Psychology.Vol. 53, No. 3., 239-240.

Mozdzierz, G.J. (1996). Adler’s “What is Neurosis?” Clinical and Predictive Revelations from the Past. Individual Psychology. Vol 52, No. 4, 342-350.

Mozdzierz, G.J. & Krauss, H.H. (1996).The Embeddedness of Alfred Adler in Modern Psychology: Social Policy and Planning Implications. Individual Psychology. Vol. 52, No. 3, 224-236.

Mozdzierz, G.J. & Mullen, G.M. (1995).The Mediation of Conflict in the De-listing of an Orthotopic Heart Transplant Candidate Perceived as Non-compliant. International Journal of Group Tensions. Vol. 25, No. 4, 317-329.

Mozdzierz, G.J. (1995). The Predictive Efficacy of Adlerian Psychology: Observations of and Recommendations for Human Relationships Made by Rudolf Dreikurs. Individual Psychology, 51, (3), 203-205.

Collins, E. & Mozdzierz, G.J. (1995).Ethical Considerations in Treating Oncology Patients in the Intensive Care Unit. Critical Care Nursing Quarterly. 18 (4), 44-53.

Collins, E.G., Pfeifer, P.B. & Mozdzierz, G.J. (1995).Decisions Not to Transplant: Futility or Rationing? Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 9, 23-29.

Mozdzierz, G.J. & Greenblatt, R.L. (1994) Technique in Psychotherapy: Cautions and Concerns.Individual Psychology: The Journal of Adlerian Theory Research and Practice. 50, (2) 232-249.

Collins, E.G. & Mozdzierz, G.J. (1993) Cardiac Retransplantation: Determining the Limits.Heart and Lung: The Journal of Critical Care. 22, (3), 206-212.

Mozdzierz, G.J., Snodgrass, R. & DeLeon, P. (1992).Hospital Ethics Committees: A New Role for Psychologists. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. 23, (6), 493-499

Greenblatt, R.L., Mozdzierz, G.J., Murphy, T.J. & Trimakas, K. (1992).A Comparison of Non-Adjusted and Bootstrapped Methods: Bootstrapped Diagnosis Might Be Worth the Trouble. Educational and Psychological Measurement. 52, 181-187.

Mozdzierz, G.J. and Greenblatt, R.L. (1992). Clinical Paradox and Experimental Decision Making. Individual Psychology. Vol. 48, (3), 88-108.

Mozdzierz, G.J. (1990). Adlerian Psychology and the Challenge of Hypnosis. Individual Psychology.Vol. 46 (4), 544-558.

Snodgrass, R. and Mozdzierz, G.J. (1990).Dying with Dignity. Paraplegia News, 44 (2), 33-35.

Murphy, T.J., Greenblatt, R.L., Mozdzierz, G.J. and Trimakas, K. (1990) Stability of the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory Among Psychiatric Inpatients. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment. 12 (2), p. 143-150.

Mozdzierz, G.J. (1990). Short Suggestion for Alleviating a Simple Case of the Hiccups.In Hammond, D.C. (Ed.) Handbook of Hypnotic Suggestions and Metaphors. New York: W.W. Norton.

Mozdzierz, G.J. (1990). "Fruits and Vegetables": A Simple Metaphore for Understanding People Better. In Hammond, D.C. (Ed.) Handbook of Hypnotic Suggestions and Metaphors. New York: W.W. Norton.

Sladen, B. and Mozdzierz, G.J. (1989).The Distribution of Psychologists in Underserved Areas: Changes Over Time 1970-1981. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. 20 (4), 244-247

Mozdzierz, G.J., Lisiecki, J. & Macchitelli, F.J. (1989). The Mandala of Psychotherapy: The Universal Use of Paradox-New Understanding and More Confusion. Psychotherapy: Theory Research and Practice. 26 (3), p. 383-388.

Mozdzierz, G.J., Reiquam, C. William, and Smith L. (1989). Shaping Access to Hospital Ethics Committees: Some Critical Factors. Hospital Ethics Committee Forum: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Hospitals' Ethical and Legal Issues. 1 (1), p. 31-40.

Mozdzierz, G.J. (1989). Adler's Role in the Mystery of Paradox. Individual Psychology Reporter.6 (2), p. 1-2.

Mozdzierz, G.J., Greenblatt, R.L. & Murphy, T. (1988). Further Validation of the Sulliman Scale of Social Interest and the Social Interest Scale. Individual Psychology; The Journal of Adlerian Theory, Research and Practice. 44 (1), 30-34.

Fish, R. & Mozdzierz, G.J. (1988)."The Measurement of Social Interest: Validation of the Sulliman Scale of Social Interest on a Sample of Psychotherapy Outpatients." Individual Psychology: The Journal of Adlerian Theory, Research and Practice. 44 (3), 307-315. (Reprinted Vol. 47, (1), 150-158.)

Greenblatt, R.L., Mozdzierz, G.J., Murphy, T.J. and Trimakas, K. (1987).Pathological Personality Style and Symptom Diversity of 28/82 Psychiatric Inpatients. In C. Green (Ed.) Conference of the Millon Clinical Inventories (MCMI, MBHI, MAPI). Minneapolis, MN: National Computer Systems.

Mozdzierz, G. J., Greenblatt, R., & Murphy, T. J., R., (1986). Social Interest: The Validity of Two Scales.Individual Psychology: The Journal of Adlerian Theory, Research and Practice, 42 (1), 35-43.

Mozdzierz, G. J., & Schlesinger, S. E., (1986). Do Not Resuscitate Policies in Midwestern Hospitals: A Five-State Midwest Study, Health Services Research, 20 (6,II), 950-960.

Mozdzierz, G. J., Lisiecki, J. L., Bitter, J., Williams, L.. (1986). Role-Functions for Adlerian Therapists, Individual Psychology: The Journal of Adlerian Theory, Research and Practice , 42 (2), 154-177.

Sladen, B. J., Mozdzierz, G. J., & Greenblatt, R., (1986). Geographic Distribution of Neuropsychological Service Providers Providers, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 17(3), 250-259.

Mozdzierz, G. J., Greenblatt, R. L., Murphy, T. J., (1986). Private Logic and the Strategy of Psychotherapy", Individual Psychology: The Journal of Adlerian Theory, Research and Practice. 42 (3), 339-349.

Mozdzierz, G. J., (1985). The Use of Self Hypnosis and Paradox in the Treatment of a Case of Chronic Urinary Retention. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 28, 43-47.

Greenblatt, R. L., Mozdzierz, G. J., & Murphy, T. J., (1985).  Content and Response-Style in Self-Report Inventories: A Canonical Analysis, Journal of Clinical Psychology, 40, 1414-1420. Reprinted in Hair, J.E., Anderson, R.E. & Tatham, R.L. (1987) Multivariate Data Analysis with Readings. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.

Sladen, B. J., & Mozdzierz, G. J., (1985).  An MMPI Scale to Predict Premature Termination From In-Patient Alcohol Treatment, Journal of Clinical Psychology, 41, 855-862.

Mozdzierz, G. J., Greenblatt, R. L., Thatcher, A. A., (1985). The Kinship and Relevance of the Double Bind to Adlerian Theory and Practice, Individual Psychology: The Journal of Adlerian Theory, Research and Practice, 41 (4), 453-460.

Murphy, T. J., DeWolfe, A. S., & Mozdzierz, G. J., (1984).  Levels of Self-Actualization Among Process and Reactive Schizophrenics, Alcoholics, and Normals: A Construct Validity Study of the Personal Orientation Inventory. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 44, 473-482.

Mozdzierz, G. J., & Semyck, R., (1981).  Further Validation of the Social Interest Index With Hospitalized Male Alcoholics. Journal of Personality Assessment, 45, 79-84.

Mozdzierz, G. J., Goetz, D., DeVito, E., Davis, W., Semyck, R., (1981).  Coffee Consumption Among Alcoholics As a Function of Time Hospitalized. International Journal of Addiction, 16, 73-82.

Mozdzierz, G. J., & Semyck, R., (1980).  The Social Interest Index: A Study of Construct Validity. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 36, 417-422.

Mozdzierz, G. J., & Semyck, R., (1980).  Relationship Between Alcoholics Social Interest and Attitude Toward Success and Failure. Journal of Individual Psychology, 36, 61-65.

Mozdzierz, G. J., (1979).  Ethics, Equity, Equality. Contemporary Psychology, 24, 656-657.

Mozdzierz, G.J. & Friedman, K. (1978).The Superiority-Inferiority Spouses Syndrome: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Considerations. Journal of Individual Psychology. 34, 232-243

Mozdzierz, G. J., Macchitelli, F. J., & Lisiecki, J. (1976).  The Paradox in Psychotherapy: An Adlerian Perspective. Journal of Individual Psychology, 32, 169-184.

Mozdzierz, G. J., & Davis, W., (1975).  Inter-hospital Cross Validation of Irregular Discharge Patterns for Young Versus Old Psychiatric Patients. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 31, 317-320.

Mozdzierz, G. J., Macchitelli, F., & Planek, T., (1975).  Personality and Temperament Characteristic Differences   Between High Versus Low Accident Traffic Violation Alcoholics. Quarterly Journal of Studies in Alcohol, 36, 395-399.

Mozdzierz, G. J., Krauss, H. H., & Finch, B., (1974).  Discriminating Between Schizophrenics and Normals With the Alienation Personal Disorganization Scale. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 30, 85-87.

Mozdzierz, G. J., Elbaum, P., & Houda, A., (1974).  Changing Patterns in the Use of An Intake-Diagnostic-Orientation Group.   American Journal of Psychotherapy, 28, 129-136.

Mozdzierz, G. J., Macchitelli, F., Conway, J., & Krauss, H., (1973).  Personality Characteristic Differences Between Alcoholics Who Leave Treatment Against Medical Advice and Those Who Don’t.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, 29, 78-82.

Mozdzierz, G. J., Macchitelli, F., & Lottman, T., (1973).Personality Correlates of Coffee Consumption in an Alcoholic Population. Psychological Reports, 27, 550.

Davis, W., Mozdzierz, G. J., & Macchitelli, F., (1973).  Loss of MMPI Discriminative Power With Older Patients.Journal of Personality Assessment, 37, 555-558.

Lottman, T. J., Mozdzierz, G. J., & Macchitelli, R. J., (1973).The Relationship Between Alcoholics' Belief in Personal Control and Attitude Toward Success and Failure.  Journal of Community Psychology, 1, 311-312.

Mozdzierz, G. J., & Lottman, T., (1973). Games Couples Play: An Adlerian View. Journal of Individual Psychology,30, 182-194.

Mozdzierz, G. J., (February 18, 1972). Husband-Wife Games: What They Really Mean. The New World,80 (8), p. 9; reprinted in Family Digest, August 1972, 27, 49-54.

Mozdzierz, G. J., (1972). Vietnam Era Veterans and AMA Discharges: A Further Look. Newsletter for Research in Psychology, 14, (2), 17.

Mozdzierz, G. J., (1971). Comments on the Automated Interview. Newsletter for Research in Psychology,13, 39-40.

Mozdzierz, G. J., Macchitelli, F., Flaherty, L., & Devito, R., (1971).  Temperament Characteristics of Chronic Alcoholics as Measured by the Guilford-Zimmerman Temperament Survey. Journal of General Psychology, 79, 97-102.

Mozdzierz, G. J., (1971).  How to Improve your Married Life. The New World, 79, (41), P. 11, Reprinted in "28 Experts View the Sexual Marriage", E. P. Sheridan and K. Sheridan (Eds.) (1974), Our Sunday Visitor, Inc. (Eds.), 29, 78-82

Krauss, H., Mozdzierz, G. J., & Macchitelli, F., (1971).  Alcoholism and Ethical Risk Taking. Quarterly Journal of Studies in Alcohol, 32, 775-781.

DeVito, R., Flaherty, L., & Mozdzierz, G. J., (1970).  Toward a Psychodynamic Theory of Alcoholism. Diseases of the Nervous System, 31, 43-49.

Mozdzierz, G. J., McConville, M., & Krauss, H., ( 1968). "Classroom Status and Perceived Performance in Sixth Graders.Journal of Social Psychology, 75, 185-190.

Krauss, H., Mozdzierz, G. J., Ruiz, R., & Button, J., (1967). Anxiety and Temporal Perspective Among Normals in a Stress Life Situation. Psychological Reports, 21, 721-724.

McConville, M., & Maier, R., (1963). Summation of Thirst and Material Drives in the White Rat. Loyola Behavior Laboratory Series. 3, 1-7.


“Private Logic, Non-Linear Thinking and Paradox in Adlerian Psychotherapy.”Paper presented at a meeting of the Slovakian Psychotherapy Society and the Bratislava Counseling Educational Center. Bratislava, Slovakia, February 3, 2005.

“Diagnosis and Treatment in Adlerian Psychotherapy.”Workshop presented to the Greek Society of Adlerian Psychology, Athens, Greece, November 1-5, 2004

“Boundaries in Psychotherapy.”Presentation to Evanston Vet Center. The Milk Pail, Elgin, Illinois, November 19, 2004.

“The Role of Hypnosis in the Treatment of a man with a Rare Illness, Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Syndrome (TENS).” Paper presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. Marriott Hotel, Anaheim, California, March 16, 2004.

“The Psychological Dynamics of Institutional Review Boards: The Exercise of Power and Other Foibles.” Paper presented at the Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIMR) 2003 Annual IRB Conference, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington D.C. 12/6/03

“Primumnon Nocere Versus the Bottom Line in Surgical Education.” A paper submitted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Surgical Education, March, 2003 (with C. Andrus, B. Kleineman, J. Sinacore & T. Garthwaite)

“Ethics and Boundaries for Mental Health Practitioners.”A paper presented to Midwest Vet Centers Directors. Lake Long Lodge, Wisconsin, April 16, 2002.

“An Integrated Approach to Mental Health Outcomes.”A paper presented at the fifth Annual APA/AVAPL VA Psychology Leadership Conference. Marriott Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia, April 12-13, 2002 (with Richard L. Greenblatt).

“The Practice of Psychology in a Modern Medical Setting: Nuts and Bolts Issues.” Invited Paper presented at Department of Psychology, Northern Illinois University, February 2, 2001.

“The Use of Hypnotic and Paradoxical Interventions in the Treatment of a Complex Case of Tourette’s Syndrome.”A Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, Omni Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland, February 26-28, 2000.

“Quality Assurance and Biomedical Ethics.”A paper presented at the 7th Annual Chicago Conference on Healthcare Ethics. Doubletree Hotel & Rush North Shore Medical Center, August 5, 1999.

“Symptomatology and Response Style on the BSI and MCMI-III.”Paper presented at the American Psychological Association, 107th Annual Convention, August 20, 1999, Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA, (with R. Greenblatt, R. Chimis, & R. Snodgrass).

“Statement of Organizational Ethics.”Paper presented at the Intensive Ethics Committee Advisory Training Program, sponsored by the Veterans Health Administration Ethics Center. Albuquerque Marriott, Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 22, 1999.

“Impact of Patient Non-compliance on Survival in Cardiac Transplant Recipients.”Paper presented at International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Nineteenth Annual Meeting and Scientific Session, San Francisco, California, April 21-24.

“Intricate Relationships between Medicine, Psychology and Cost Effectiveness in USA Healthcare.”Medical Academy, Bialystok, Poland, March 24, 1999.

“Non-Surgical Issues of Major Concern in American Cardiac Transplantation.”Slaskie Centrum Chorob Serca, Sabrze, Poland, March 25, 1999.

“Lifestyle Assessment and Transplant Evaluation.”Paper presented at the First International Symposium on Transplant Recipient Compliance. Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Pentagon City, Arlington, VA, April 3, 1997.

“Law, Biomedical Ethics and Psychology: The Interface of Critical Practice Issues.” Invited paper presented at the University of Arizona, Law and Psychology Program, February 25, 2997.

“The 1,000 mile Plan: a Sensible Way of Helping Train Your Teenager to be a Safe Driver”. Paper Presented at Ill. High School & College Drivers Education Association. Effingham, IL, May 3-5, 1995.

“The Failure to ‘Communicate’ with Patients and Families about Futility: Etiology and Remediation.” Paper presented at Conference Sponsored by the Minneapolis Regional Medical Education Center on “Problems in Defining Medical Futility.” Hines, IL, February 10, 1995.

“The Emergence of a New Role for Psychologists: Hospital Ethics Committees.” Paper Presented at APA 26th Annual Mid-Winter Convention. New Orleans, LA March 9-12, 1995.(with Ralph W. Snodgrass Ph.D.)

“Paradigm for the Treatment of Chronic Urinary Retention/Bashful Bladder.” Paper presented at the 37th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. Doubletree Hotel at Horton Plaza, San Diego, CA, March 7, 1995.

“Mobilizing The Depressed Patient”: Behavior & Dynamic Techniques. Paper Presented at Loyola University, presents a special Symposium: Grief and Depression. Maywood, IL October 13, 1994.

“Emerging Ethical Issues in Health Care.” Paper Presented at Illinois State Society of American Medical Technologists Fall Educational & Business Meeting. Oak Brook Terrace, IL October 22-23, 1993.

Advanced Directive: The ethical/legal basis of policies related to advanced directives. Paper Presented at Hines Hospital. Hines, IL December 8, 1993. (with Eileen Collins)

"Cardiac Retransplantation Policy: The Test of Moral Theory." Paper presented at the 2nd Annual Chicago conference on Ethics in Health Care Institutions. Rush Presbyterian-St. Lukes Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, August 4-6, 1993. (With E. Collins)

"Ethical Issues in Retransplantation: Determining the Limits." Paper presented at the Nebraska-Dartmouth Ethics Conference on Dilemmas in Organ Transplantation" Fed Lion Inn, Omaha, Nebraska, October 25-26, 1992. (With E. Collins).

"Ethical Issues in the Realm of Aging and Gero Psychology." Paper presented at Symposium on "Assessment with the Elderly: Clinical and Ethical Issues." Sheraton Hotel, San Francisco, August 16, 1991. (With A. De Wolfe, K. O'Donnell, W.E. Davis, P. Fedirka, and R. Greenblatt)

"Models for Obtaining Consultation in Ethical Medical Decision Making". Paper presented at the 1990 Annual Meeting of the Society for Risk Analysis. Hotel Intercontinental, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 9, 1990.

"Hospital Ethics Committees: Roles for Psychologists and Implications for Psychology." Symposium presented at the 1990 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Marriott Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts, August 13, 1990 (With R. Snodgrass, W. Donnelly and P. DeLeon.)

"Integrating Principles of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy: A Case of Severe Depression and Tardive Dyskinesia." Paper presented at the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting and Workshop of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, Sheraton World Resort Orlando, Florida, March 28, 1990.

"Creating the Humorous Lifestyle." Workshop presented at the Annual meeting of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology, Marriott City Center Hotel, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 25, 1989 (with Walter O'Connell).

"What Do They Think About It? Aging SCI Veterans, Terminal Illness, and Life Sustaining/Death Delaying Treatment". Paper presented at the Second Annual Meeting of the American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers. Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 7, 1988 (with R. Snodgrass).

"Letting Go: "Spinal Cord Injury and the Withholding and With-drawing of Life-Sustaining Treatment." Panel presentation  at the Second Annual Meeting of the American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers. Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 7, 1988 (with D.C. Rasinski, F. Maynard and R. Snodgrass).

"Pathological Personality Style and Symptom Diversity of 28/82 Psychiatric Inpatients." Annual Multidisciplinary Workshop, Conference and Training Institute of the Millon Clinical Inventories. KonoverHotel, Miami Beach Florida, March 8, 1986 (with R. Greenblatt, T. Murphy and K. Trimakas).

"The Role of Adlerian Concepts in the Amelioration of Dichotomous Thinking, Rigid Dualities and Neurotic Functioning." 16th International Congress of Individual Psychology - Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, Canada, July 9, 1985.

"Empirical Support of Adler's Psychology: A Selected Review of Non-Adlerian Research." 16th International Congress of Individual Psychology, Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, Canada, July 9, 1985 (with R. Greenblatt and T. Murphy).

"The Measurement of Social Interest: Implications for Therapists." North American Society of Adlerian Psychology, Loew's Westbury, Toronto, Canada, May 26, 1984.

"Understanding Private Logic: Implications for Clinical Assessment & Psychotherapy."North American Society of Adlerian Psychology, Loew's Westbury Hotel, Toronto, Canada, May 26, 1984.

"Do-Not-Resuscitate Policies in the Nation's Hospitals: A Five-state Midwest Survey." Annual Convention of the American Public Health Association, Anaheim, California (with Steve Schlesinger). November 1984.

"A Case of Depression." 31st Annual Convention of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology, Hilton Harvest Hotel, Boulder, Colorado, May 29, 1983. 

"Paradox." 31st Annual Convention of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology. Hilton Harvest Hotel, Boulder, G. Colorado, May 29, 1983.

"Behavioral Abnormalities In Rats Exposed To Phenytoin During Gestation." Paper presented at American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Division 28, August 1982, Washington, D.C., with Graner, John; Schlesinger, Steven; Kirstens, Lidia; Lawrence, Ann; and Lorens, Stanley.

"Irregular Discharges From Inpatient Treatment: Program and Personality Variables." Paper presented at the Ninetieth Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C., August 26, 1982.

"Suggestions For The Development Of A Model In Using Hypnosis And the "Hypnotic" In Marital Therapy." Paper presented at the Silver Anniversary Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, Denver, Colorado, October 27, 1982.

"Stress Control & Hypnotherapy." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of Chicago Psychological Association Convention, Hyatt Regency, Chicago, Illinois, May 10, 1980, with F. Macchitelli.

"The Therapist As Comedian: Countermeasures For Constrictions of Patient and Therapist Thinking." Paper presented at the 27th Annual Meeting of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology, La Vegas, Nevada, May 26, 1979.

"The Future of the Family: Implications for Treatment."

Paper presented at the 25th Annual convention of the North America Society of Adlerian Psychology, Chicago, Illinois, May 28, 1977.

"The Paradox and the Double Third in Psychotherapy." Symposium presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology, Chicago, Illinois, May 28, 1977, with F. Macchitelli, J. Lisiecki, and B. Shulman.

"The Interpersonal Loop: A Communication Model of the Therapeutic Process." Paper presented at the Winter Meeting of the American Psychological Association Division of Psychotherapy, San Diego, California, February 12, 1976 (With T. Lottman and R. Snodgrass).

"Thematic Games in Marital Interaction." Paper presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Adlerian Psychology, Vancouver, British Columbia, May 28, 1976.

"Further Considerations in the Technique and Theory of the Paradox in Psychotherapy."  Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Convention of the American Society of Adlerian Psychology, New York, May 31st, 1975 (with F. Macchitelli and J. Lisiecki).

"Alcoholism and Blane's Dependency/Counter-Dependency Hypo­thesis: Empirical Support."  Paper presented at the North American Conference on Alcohol and Drug problems, San Francisco, California, December 18, 1974 (with T. Lottman).

"The Use of the Paradox in Psychotherapy: History, Strategy, and Techniques." Paper presented by the 22nd Annual Convention of the American Society of Adlerian Psychol­ogy, Chicago, Illinois, May 30, 1974 (with T. Lottman).

"Photographic 'Evidence' of the Psychological Effects of Parental Labeling on Childhood Development.” Paper presented at the 21st Annual convention of the American Society of Adlerian Psychology, Toronto, Canada, May 26, 1973.

The Description, Analysis and Interruption of Patterned-Stylized Marital Interaction: Or, Identifying, Understanding and Refereeing Husband-Wife Games." Paper presented at the 20th Annual Convention of the American Society of Adlerian Psychology, Houston, Texas, May 28, 1972.

"The FK Personality: The Person Who Compares Himself Against"  Paper presented at the 19th Annual convention of American Society of Adlerian Psychology, Timberline Lodge, Oregon, May 1971.

"Alcoholism and Ethical Risk Taking." Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Ohio, May 1970 (with H. Krauss and F. Macchitelli).


"Stress Less Your Heart." Invited talk to Laboratory Service, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL. February 14, 1997

"Ethical Issues Relating to the Right to Die." Invited paper at the National Coordinating Council on Spinal Cord Injury Semi-Annual meeting. Stouffer Concourse Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri, May 11, 1989.

"Developing an Institutional Ethics Committee: The Hines Experience." Invited panel presentation at the Veteran's Administration Regional Medical Educational Center conference on Developing Institutional Ethics Committees, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 4-6, 1987.

"Working with Resistant Clients." Invited address: Youth Services Network, Waukegan, Illinois, February 21, 1985.

"Humor in Everyday Life: An Attitude for Survival." Invited address given to the Alfred Adler Institute, Toronto, Canada, September 21, 1985.

"Humor and Paradox." Invited Professor, 13th Annual Adlerian Workshop on Techniques of Counseling and Psychotherapy, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, June 21-22, 1984.

"Intimacy the Human Mystery." Invited paper, 32nd Annual Meeting of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology, Toronto, Canada, May 25, 1984.

"Paradox and Psychotherapy." Invited address, New York Society of Adlerian Psychology, Barbazon Hotel, N.Y., December 1983.

"Humor & Psychotherapy." Invited address, 31st Annual Convention of the American Society of Adlerian Psychology 31st Meeting of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology, Boulder, Colorado, May 27, 1983.

"The Voice Understood: Communicating Effectively." Invited address presented at the Sixth Annual Conference of the State of Illinois Continuity of Care Organization, Ramada Inn, Champaign, Illinois, May 18, 1982.

"Humor and Psychotherapy." Invited paper presented at the Lake County Mental Health Association, Waukegan, IL, December 2, 1981.

"Contemporary Developments In Marital Therapy." Keynote address to the Missouri Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, Fall Conference, Granada Royale, Kansas City, Missouri, October 2, 1981.

"Human Intimacy: Sexual and Otherwise." Invited address presented to the National Council of Jewish Women, Highland Park Chapter, Highland Park, Illinois, February 20, 1980.

"Human Sexuality." Discussant WMAQ Channel 5 NBC TV, Knowledge Series, with Dr. Jessie Potter and Host, Rob Cassidy, Chicago, June 26, 1979.

"The Automated Interview." Invited paper presented at V.A.  Conference on Automation in Psychology Assessment and Programming, Bay Pines, Florida, April 1971.


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