Dr. Maishaâ€™s research interests include sociocultural norms (social taboos); trauma: sexual violence and culture-driven interpersonal violence; self-image and image of other; and contextualization of psychotherapy in Sub-Saharan Africa. As a result of his ongoing research program, Dr. Maisha has proposed a contextualized therapeutic model for individuals and communities who suffered individual or â€œcommunity rapeâ€. The context-based model focuses on belief systems, particularly sexual taboos, relational attachment and social interactions for survivors and their families/communities.
Dr. Timothy Van Deusen has treated children, adolescents, and young adults with psychiatric illness for over 20 years in private practice and in community mental health clinics in Los Angeles and San Francisco, California, and West Haven, Connecticut. He is currently the Medical Director of the West Haven Mental Health Clinic, Attending Psychiatrist of the Young Adult Service, Residency Site Training Director at the Connecticut Mental Health Center, and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Van Deusen received his MD from the American University of the Caribbean and completed his psychiatry residency training at the Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, followed by a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at UCLA. He has focused his academic pursuits in TAY by teaching Yale residents and medical students, written chapters and papers on TAY, and has given presentations on TAY to psychiatric societies throughout the USA.
Timothy Van Deusen(Research Area)
His research is focused on Psychiatry, Young adult service, Residency Site Training.
Born on 7 may 1927 in Jerusalem, Palestine. Married to Judith Buber Agassi with two children (daughter deceased; son). Jewish theological school; Parachute instructor, Israeli Army; M.Sc. in Physics, 1951, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Ph.D. in Science: Logic and Scientific Method, 1956, University of London, London School of Economics. Professor of Philosophy, Boston University, 1965-1983; Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, 1971-1996; York University, Toronto, 1982-1997. Professor emeritus, Tel-Aviv University and York University, Toronto.
Joseph Agassi(Research Area)
For over fifty years, studied the rationality of science, of metaphysics, of democratic politics and of education. Well over 600 contributions to the learned press; authored or co-authored over 20 books and edited or co-edited over 10 books. Published in diverse fields: anthropology, cognitive science, computer science, diagnostics, economics, education, genetics historiography of science, history of science, Jewish studies, linguistics, philosophy, physics, politics, psychiatry, psychology, religion, sociology, sociology of science.
Mark A. Reinecke, Ph.D. is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Chief of the Division of Psychology at Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. He is a Distinguished Fellow and former president of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, and a Diplomat of the American Board of Professional Psychology. He also is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Divisions 12, 37, 53, & 54) and the Association for Psychological Science. His research and clinical interests center on understanding and treating depression, suicide, and anxiety among children and adolescents. He has lectured internationally and has served as a visiting professor at institutions in Europe and Asia. Widely published, he has authored or edited ten books and approximately 100 papers.
Mark A Reinecke(Research Area)
His research is focused on Adolescent depression and suicide, Adult depression, Anxiety disorders, Obsessive Compulsive disorder, Panic disorders.