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Dr. Brunner published a cutting edge article in RealClearMarkets, a nationally renowned news website. | Monday, September, 17th

Utilizing his journalism and behavioral science expertise, Dr. Brunner was published in a cutting edge article in RealClearMarkets, a nationally renowned news website. After reading the hot-off-the-press book: “The End of Work: Why Your Passion Can Become Your Job”, by John Tamny, … Continue reading

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Spring 2018 Newsletter | Thursday, April, 26th

Smart parents can use summer to help their child grow… -Figure out their career (See our process in this 3-minute movie) -Correct focusing problems and minimize use of medication (Use Cogmed)* *Cogmed is the most evidence based non-medication  method.  Medication … Continue reading

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Fall/Winter 2017 Newsletter | Friday, November, 3rd

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 … Continue reading

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Dr. Brunner’s Presentation at the State Bar of Arizona 2017 Annual Convention at the Westin La Paloma in Tucson, AZ: June 16, 2017 | Thursday, June, 15th

Dr. Thomas Brunner will be co-presenting 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.  This panel will be addressing how to … Continue reading

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Spring Newsletter 2017 | Friday, March, 17th

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 … Continue reading

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Fall 2016 Newsletter | Friday, September, 23rd

New relationship with the University of Arizona Athletics Department Dr. Brunner is working 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 … Continue reading

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Spring 2016 Good to Great Newsletter | Friday, March, 25th

New Service Addressing Our Epidemic of Unhappy Students and Professionals!  Throughout a decade of working with students and adult professionals, Dr. Brunner has developed a scientific method for helping students and professionals find educational and career pathways that are deeply … Continue reading

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Upcoming Presentation: Effective Identification, Assessment, and Handling of “Hazardous Parenting Material”; Containing the Narcissist and Catching the Stealthy Coercive-Controller | Friday, January, 22nd

Dr. Brunner will be co-presenting at this year’s Arizona Family Conciliation Court Conference in Sedona, AZ on January 29-31, 2016.  This is the second year in a row that he has been asked to present at this conference.  The following … Continue reading

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Presentation at the Advanced Family Law Conference, Psychologist Panel, Westin LaPaloma, Tucson, Arizona, 2015 | Thursday, November, 19th

Forensic therapy 101: Therapy recommendations, evidence-based resources, & best practices (2015) Subtitle: “How to not fumble the therapy ball” PowerPoint Presentation  and Handouts: La_Paloma_2015 Brunner_Forensic_Therapy_101_2015 Ten Differences Chart_111715 Resilience_Hand_Divorce ST 1 25   “Better to have died as a small boy than to … Continue reading

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Fall 2015 Good to Great Newsletter | Friday, October, 23rd

Overview –We continue to provide premier services to the healthcare community in the Southwestern US and beyond, as well as serving the increasing needs of the legal community seeking expert opinions and/or high quality psychological assessment.  Increasing needs in the … Continue reading

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2015 AFCC Conference Panel Presentation | Wednesday, February, 11th

This past weekend, February 6-7, 2015, Dr. Brunner presented at the Annual AFCC Conference in Sedona, Arizona.  He was a member of a 3-part panel and presented along side a Pima County Judge as well as a local private attorney … Continue reading

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Great People Science (GPS) “Good to Great” Winter 2014 Newsletter | Saturday, January, 31st

“Good to Great” Winter 2014 Newsletter Using Great   People Science (GPS) to Expand People and Groups Note:we apologize for any formatting issues you notice in the below text, posting into our blog from our newsletter format is challenging.   Warm … Continue reading

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Dr. Brunner’s measure used in international research project published in scientific journal Child Psychiatry & Human Development | Saturday, January, 31st

Using the scientifically validated youth anger tool that Dr. Brunner is senior author of (State Trait Anger Expression Inventory, Second Edition, Child/Adolescent Version [STAXI-2 C/A; Brunner & Spielberger, 2009]) an international team of researchers has examined the relationships between anger … Continue reading

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Press Release regarding Translating Psychological Research into Practice book | Monday, April, 28th

Dr. Brunner wanted to pass along news regarding the book within which he authored a chapter about the Nature and Assessment of Anger, one of his areas of expertise. Here is a note from one of the book’s editor’s, a … Continue reading

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Woodbury Reports new Release | Friday, September, 20th

The nationally acclaimed Woodbury Reports Newsletter recently posted an article noting Dr. Thomas Brunner’s assessment services being provided to those in the Southwest. There are two links: http://www.scoop.it/t/places-for-struggling-teens-week-in-review/p/4004826254/dr-brunner-and-associates-az-provides-comprehensive-assessments

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Dr. Brunner’s new behavioral science consulting firm: Performance Edge Solutions | Friday, March, 15th

Dear Valued Clients & Colleagues, I have enjoyed working with you and I wanted to keep you informed of an additional need I will be serving. Members of our business community have increasingly consulted me on business related personnel issues … Continue reading

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Dr. Brunner’s anger measure used in study evaluating whether video game can help re-wire how the brain processes anger | Monday, December, 10th

Dr. Brunner received this research update summary from a researcher at Boston Children’s Hospital by the name of Peter Ducharme, MSW. Mr. Ducharme used Dr. Brunner’s anger measure called the STAXI-2 C/A in this study. Mr. Ducharme should be credited … Continue reading

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Dr. Brunner’s STAXI-2 C/A anger measure being translated by researchers in Bosnia and Croatia | Wednesday, September, 12th

Dr. Brunner’s STAXI-2 C/A child anger measure (for ages 9-18) continues to be adapted into new languages around the world. The latest efforts are being carried out by researchers in Bosnia and Croatia. The adaptation will in the future be … Continue reading

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Journal of Neurotherapeutics study reports positive effects of non-medication based ADHD treatment | Monday, July, 9th

The peer-reviewed journal Neurotherapeutics (a high impact publication rated as a 6.0 by the scientific community) has now published a study analyzing a new non-medication treatment for ADHD called Cogmed. Currently, there are over 50 studies assessing Cogmed since it … Continue reading

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Dr. Brunner submitting book chapter on adolescent anger research and practice | Friday, June, 8th

Dr. Brunner was invited to submit book chapter in an upcoming book entitled “Translating Research into Practice: A Desk Reference for Practicing Mental Health Professionals.” This professional desk reference will be edited by Dr. Lisa Grossman and Dr. Steven Walfish … Continue reading

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Dr. Brunner’s anger tool (STAXI-2 C/A) being translated into Slovenian | Friday, June, 8th

Dr. Brunner’s scientifically based anger tool, the State Trait Anger Expression Inventory, Second Edition, for children and adolescents, is being adapted into its 7th language. Other languages into which this measure is being tranlated include Italian, Spanish, Farsi, and Turkish. … Continue reading

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NYT’s Magazine article asks “Can we make ourselves smarter?” | Wednesday, April, 25th

This week’s New York Times Magazine featured an article discussing this question” “Can we make ourselves smarter?” A thoroughly researched and empirically supported method known as Cogmed is discussed in this article. Go to this link for the full-length version: … Continue reading

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Research Intern Samantha Toale and Dr. Brunner author research abstract accepted by Counseling Journal | Tuesday, April, 24th

Follow this link in the near future to view our Prevention Psychology quarterly journal research abstract. We will have our abstract published in the April addition of this peer reviewed scientific journal. Congratulations to Ms. Toale, as this is her … Continue reading

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Italian translation of Dr. Brunner’s anger tool begun | Tuesday, April, 24th

Dr. Brunner’s anger tool is now being adapted into Italian, the sixth language adaption of this youth anger tool carried out by researchers around the world. Professors Susanna Pallini and Barry Schneider are spearheading this effort from Milan, Italy.

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Spring 2012 Good to Great Newsletter | Friday, April, 13th

Dear Valued Client, Free science-based updates regarding cutting edge knowledge to help children or adults go from “Good to Great” available by subscribing to my newsletter: http://www.doctorbrunner.com/subscribe-for-free/ My new website (same address) also contains blogs I write to give away … Continue reading

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