Guest: Todd Daniel, Ph.D.
Director of the Rstats Institute at Missouri State Univesity
Guest: Silas W. Kelly, LMSW
NASW-NYS, Board of Directors Region 5 Representative Nassau and Suffolk County
Silas W. Kelly is a Licensed Social Worker(LMSW) and a member of The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) (National, State-wide, Regional). He is also 2017 Winner of a National Media Award for Radio. http://www.socialworkersspeak.org/hollywood-connection/and-the-2017-nasw-media-award-winners-are.html. Silas Kelly is an Independent Radio Public Affairs Producer/Host, who currently produces public affairs programs which airs on major radio stations in New York as well as the internet. He also goes on-air as a guest at times in his capacity as an “E-Journalism Social Work Specialist”
Mental Status Exam
Guest: John Sommers-Flanagan
Author, Speaker, professor of counselor education at the University of Montana
John Sommers-Flanagan He received his doctorate in psychology in 1986, completing his pre-doctoral internship at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY. In addition to teaching, research, and supervision, John also has a small independent practice. Previously he was the mental health consultant for Trapper Creek Job Corps (2003-2014), served as executive director of Families First Parenting Programs (1995 to 2003), and was co-host of a radio talk-show on Montana Public Radio titled, “What is it with Men?” His work with youth and parents has been captured for educational purposes on numerous different local and national video productions.
John primarily specializes in working with children, parents, and families. He is author or coauthor of over 50 professional publications, including eight books. A sampling of his books include Tough Kids, Cool Counseling (2nd ed., ACA Publications, 2007), Problem Child or Quirky Kid (Free Spirit, 2002), Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice (2nd ed., John Wiley & Sons, 2012), Clinical Interviewing (6th Ed., Wiley, 2017), and How to Listen so Parents will Talk and Talk so Parents will Listen (Wiley, 2011). John is widely sought as a keynote speaker and professional workshop presenter throughout the United States and Canada.
Family Systems Theories
Guest: Diane R. Gehart, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist in Agoura Hills, California
Diane R. Gehart is a professor of Marriage and Family Therapy at California State University, Northridge.Diane Gehart authored several books, including Mastering Competencies in Family Therapy, Acceptance in Couple, Collaborative Therapy: Relationships and Conversations that Make a Difference (co-editor), and Family Therapy, and Theory and Treatment Planning in Counseling and Psychotherapy. Additionally, she have written numerous professional articles and speak internationally, having given hundreds of workshops to professionals and general audiences. Her work has been featured in newspapers, radio shows, and television worldwide.
Diane Gehart is on review boards for several academic journals as well as community service boards related to child sexual abuse. Diane Gehart is an active leader in the field and have served on numerous state and national boards in the field of family therapy. Diane Gehart is an Approved Supervisor and Clinical Fellow of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and a member of the American Counseling Association.