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ACT and Anxiety: A brief history.

Angela Cathey, MA, LPC & Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (“ACT”) is considered ‘third-wave’ behavior therapy. ‘Third-wave’ refers to developmental timeline within psychotherapeutic traditions of the…


How MMA champs fight anxiety with ACT and behavior analysis.

Angela Cathey, MA, LPC & Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D & bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates Succeeding at professional sports is challenging both on physical and psychological levels. Today, we’ll discuss how professional trainers help…


Find your reinforcers, and fail.

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi Brett DiNovi & Associates Behavior analysts produce what you could call miraculous results.  Sure, BA’s know that there’s nothing magical about it, but miracles don’t necessarily involve the supernatural – they’re…




Functional Analytic Psychotherapy: Bridging the Gap Between Disciplines

By Brett Blevins, M.Ed, BCBA, LBA Guest Author “Sometimes when two worlds collide, a better one is created.” -Anonymous The Divide Natural Science vs Social Science.  Behaviorism vs Mentalism.  Behavior Analysis vs Psychotherapy. Can’t we all just get along?  After…


Control Yourself! Integrity and Being a Human Being

By Scott Herbst, PhD bSci21 Contributing Writer In just about every circle I travel, integrity is a big deal. In behavior analysis, we mostly worry about integrity with respect to our treatment programs. In fact, when Baer, Wolf, and Risley…