Selected Resources

This page contains PowerPoint Presentations and documents covering a number of topics that have been of interest to others in the past.  Please feel free to download these for use so long as the author is given appropriate credit.

  • PowerPoint Presentations:

BPI Overview and Interpretation

Achievement Testing Overview

Assessment Tools for Child Psychopathology

Basic Neuropsychology

Intake Interviewing Overview

MMPI-2 Overview and Interpretation

Mental Status Exam Overview

PAI Overview and Interpretation

16PF 5th Edition Overview and Interpretation

  • Selected Articles on Integration of Music and Counseling:

Music has long been known to have therapeutic value.  As such when it seems appropriate, I integrate aspects of music into the therapy process. Below are some selected research on the topic, that has a rather large body of research supporting it at this time.

       Baker, F, Wigram, T. & Gold, C. (2005). The effects of a song-singing programme on the affective speaking intonation of people with traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury19, 519-528.


     Burnard, P. ( 1999). Bodily intention in children's improvisation and composition. Psychology of Music, 27, 159-174.


      DeLucia-Waack, Janice L. (2001). Using Music in Children of Divorce Groups: A Session-by-Session Manual for Counselors. ERIC Document: ED448378.


      Gardstrom, S. (2004). An investigation of meaning in clinical music improvisation with troubled adolescents.  Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences, 64(12-A), 4261.


      Hendricks, C. Bret; Bradley, Loretta J. (2005). Interpersonal Theory and Music Techniques: A Case Study for a Family With a Depressed Adolescent. Family Journal Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 13, 400-405.


      Hern´┐Żndez-Ruiz, E. (2005) . Effect of Music Therapy on the Anxiety Levels and Sleep Patterns of Abused Women in Shelters.  Journal of Music Therapy, 42, 140-158.


      Kottman, Terry T.; And Others. (1987). Activity Therapy: An Alternative Therapy for Adolescents.  Journal of Humanistic Education and Development, 25, 180-186.


      Knight, William E. (1994). Influences on the Academic, Career, and Personal Gains and Satisfaction of Community College Students. AIR 1994 Annual Forum Paper.  ERIC Document: ED373644.


      Standley, Jayne M. (1996). A Meta-Analysis on the Effects of Music as Reinforcement for Education/Therapy Objectives.  Journal of Research in Music Education, 44, 105-133.


      Stephens, G. (1983).  The use of improvisation for developing relatedness in the adult client.  Music Therapy, 3, 29-42.


      Rosenbaum, Carol (1992). Counseling Strategies To Help Children Cope with the Stress of Living in Homes with a Chemically Dependent Parent. ERIC Document: ED350506.