Nov | 2017
Fall/Winter 2017 Newsletter
Tags: ADHD, assessment, behavioral health evaluation, best practices, career assessment, child assessment, cogmed, effective treatment, emotional behavioral evaluation, focus, general psychological assessment, gifted, gifted assessment, Neurorehabilitation, Protecting children, psychological vital signs, Safe Haven, talent development
Protecting Children: Dr. Brunner’s Presentation at the State Bar of Arizona 2017 Annual Convention at the Westin La Paloma In Tucson, AZ: June 2017
Dr. Brunner co-presented with DR. Jamie Picus on Safe Haven Therapy for children as part of a panel involving Dr. David Weinstock, Judge Ronnie Corbin Steiner, and judge Jay Polk, who addressed how to utilize behavioral health services in the forensic and legal arena. The presentation focused on the nature, challenges, and future considerations for how Safe Haven Therapy is used to protect the best interests of children whose parents are involved in higher conflict family law situations.
-View the presentation and handouts here.
Continued working relationship with the University of Arizona Athletics Department…BEAR DOWN!
Dr. Brunner continues to work as a regular external consultant to the UA Athletics Department, providing careful assessments of their NCAA Division I student athletes from a wide array of sports. He is honored to be working alongside a colleague, Dr. Amy Athey, Director of Clinical and Sport Psychology Services at Arizona. The University of Arizona is recognized as having an innovative psychological service team, representing a broader trend whereby behavioral science is increasingly being used to maximize the performance of athletes.
Do you have a young athlete whose performance is hampered by anxiety/perfectionism/or lack of focus?
Gifted Assessment/Talent Development
Developing and accelerating talent with students, athletes, and business people is becoming more and more a key part of Dr. Brunner’s practice. Example blog that identifies personality tendencies that derail advancement:
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Continued use of the scientifically supported non-medication based approach to treating ADHD or working memory problems.
With great success we continue to work closely with youth and adults who struggle with attention or focusing problems through appropriate utilization of a cutting edge scientifically based computer game called Cogmed.
How Cogmed works: http://www.cogmed.com/how-it-works
Online link to summary of scientific studies: http://www.cogmed.com/published-research
Latest summary of scientific evidence: Cogmed: Claims & Evidence Complete Version-V.3
Continuing to stay active in the Professional Community
-View Dr. Brunner’s updated LinkedIn page here to see what he has been up to as a practitioner, consultant, and expert witness.
German Translation of our scientific measure published by Hogrefe Publishers.
Our internationally published and widely utilized State Trait Anger Expression Inventory – Second Edition (STAXI-2 C/A) has now been adapted into 14 languages around the globe.
Growing Legal and Expert Witness facet of practice
— Dr. Brunner continues to increasingly serve as a forensic psychologist and consultant, who also works with Court systems and attorneys to precisely assess and provide recommendations regarding issues such as legal decision-making/parenting time, general mental health evaluations, and parenting fitness evaluations. In doing so, Dr. Brunner continues to draw from his three core areas of expertise: evidence-based treatment, child and adolescent psychology, and providing assessment using cutting edge behavioral science tools.
REMINDER: What are references you can use to understand what the MOST powerful behavioral science methods are?
-Update on the list of Empirically Supported Psychological Treatments (EST’s): https://www.div12.org/psychological-treatments/treatments/
How do you weed through practitioners in order to find one that will be the most effective?
What are some questions to ask mental health practitioners in an interview?
-My Blog about questions you can ask any mental health practitioner to interview them and assess the credibility:
The Best Questions You can ask to Interview and Choose a Counselor, Therapist, Personal Consultant or Coach
What is an example of Dr. Brunner talking about a very contemporary issue so you get a better feel for him?
Reminders of some of our most recent and widely read blogs (approx. 7,000-10,000 monthly viewers)
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Dr. Brunner's "Good to Great" blog for parents and childcare professionals has gone viral and is spreading like wildfire! He is a Tucson, Arizona based behavioral scientist serving as a counselor/therapist, author, speaker, and consultant. He works with a broad spectrum of children and adults including those who are gifted/talented and enjoys helping families solve pressing growth challenges to unleash potential. He is an innovator who was awarded the Early Career Psychologist Award by the Arizona Psychological Foundation. Dr. Brunner is senior author of a behavioral science tool now adapted into 7 languages and author/co-author of numerous book chapters/scientific journal articles. As a speaker at local and national conferences, he is passionate about how behavioral science can precisely identify factors leading to sustained breakthroughs in performance. As a PhD Board Licensed Psychologist, Dr. Brunner has served as an expert witness in the legal arena and has been consulted by local and nationwide organizations. Dr. Brunner is the founder of a non-profit organization which is designed to help youth develop leadership character (Learn More). To read his bio, click here, see his resume, click here or to review his recent blogs, click here - See more by clicking here.