Aaron Pincus, Ph.D.

Aaron L. Pincus, Ph.D. is a Professor of Psychology and licensed psychologist at the Pennsylvania State University (USA). Dr. Pincus received his B.S. in psychology from the University of California—Davis, his M.A. in personality psychology from the University of California—Berkeley, and his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of British Columbia. Dr. Pincus’ has published over 200 articles and chapters on personality assessment, personality disorders, interpersonal functioning, and the structure of psychopathology. He is the former editor-in-chief of Assessment and a member of the APA task force on psychological assessment training in health service psychology. He is an author of the Inventory of Interpersonal Problems Circumplex Scales (IIP-C) and the Pathological Narcissism Inventory (PNI). Dr. Pincus is a Fellow of the Society for Personality Assessment, a recipient of the Theodore Millon Award for contributions to personality psychology, and a member of the Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology Consortium.

Dave Weiss, Ph.D.

B.A., Psychology, University of Pennsylvania.. Ph.D., Psychology, University of Minnesota. Tenured Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, (1970-present). Administered the first adaptive test on a computer (1970). Created the term "Computerized Adaptive Testing" (1972). First CAT researcher supported by the U.S. Office of Naval Research and all other services in the U.S. Department of Defense, (1971-1985). Founding Editor, the journal Applied Psychological Measurement (1977-2001). Co-founder, Assessment Systems Corporation (1979). Co-founder, International Association for Computerized Adaptive Testing (2010). Founding Editor, Journal of Computerized Adaptive Testing (2011-2021).

Eric Youngstrom, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, and Psychiatry. Acting Director, Center for Excellence in Research and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder. University of North Carolinaat Chapel Hill. President (2020-21), Society for Quantitative and Qualitative Methods.Past President (2020), Society of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology. Co-Founder, Helping Give Away Psychological Science (hgaps.org). Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Korea University.

Gabriel Lins de Holanda Coelho, Ph.D

Doctor in Psychology (Cardiff University, United Kingdom) and Master in Social Psychology (Universidade Federal da Paraíba). He is currently a Research Fellow at University College Cork, Ireland. His interests are in the area of Social and Personality Psychology, Health Psychology, and Psychometry.

Giselle Hass, Ph.D.

Dr. Hass earned a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in 1992 and is a Diplomate by the American Board of Assessment Psychology. She is a Fellow and was Secretary of the Society for Personality Assessment, and former member of the Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice of the American Psychological Association (APA). She has been a member of the task force developing the APA Guidelines on Parenting Coordination; the task force revising the Child Custody Evaluation Guidelines, and the Professional Practice Guidelines for Psychological Assessment and Evaluations. She has published articles and book chapters regarding culture, immigration, gender issues, and psychological assessment. She is co-author of the books “Using the MMPI-2 in Forensic Assessments” and “Forensic Psychological Assessment in Immigration Court: A Guidebook for Evidence-Based and Ethical Practice.” She had a private practice in forensic psychology in Virginia and the District of Columbia (DC) for 30 years. For 13 years she worked at The Assessment Center, Department of Behavioral Health, Washington, D.C. conducting custody evaluations, evaluations for child abuse and neglect, and intimate partner violence for the DC Superior Court. She was a Senior Evaluator with The Ainsworth Attachment Clinic, Virginia, for 5 years. She was an Associate Professor in the Doctoral Clinical Psychology Program of Argosy University, Washington DC for 15 years and worked as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, Center for Applied Legal Studies, for 10 years. She is currently an Associate Professor at the Universidad de Iberoamerica, Masters Program in Forensic Psychology, in Costa Rica.

Gregory Meyer, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology at the University of Toledo. His research focuses on psychological assessment, with an emphasis on the integration of personality assessment methods and using the Rorschach as a performance-based measure of psychological processes. He has more than 90 peer-reviewed publications, has received Distinguished Contribution Awards for specific articles and general contributions, and served as the Editor of the Journal of Personality Assessment. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 5) and of the Society for Personality Assessment. In addition to co-authoring the manual for the Rorschach Performance Assessment System, he co-edited a casebook entitled Using the Rorschach Performance Assessment System (R-PAS).

Hale Martin, PhD.

Dr. Martin is a full clinical professor in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of Denver, where he is responsible for the assessment training. He teaches Cognitive Assessment, Self-Report Assessment, Introduction to Rorschach, and Therapeutic Assessment as well as directs assessment services in the Professional Psychology Clinic. Dr. Martin is also on the Board of Directors of the Therapeutic Assessment Institute charged with advancing Therapeutic Assessment. He teaches Therapeutic Assessment nationally and internationally. He has written a number of chapters and articles on psychological assessment and a co-authored a book with Stephen Finn on Masculinity and Femininity and the MMPI. He is the founder of the Colorado Assessment Society and a Fellow of the Society for Personality Assessment.

Mariana Juras, Ph.D.

Psychologist, Master and Doctor in Clinical Psychology and Culture (University of Brasília). Specialist in Family and Couples Therapy (Interpsi / PUC-GO). Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Eastern Illinois University and former public servant of the Court of Justice of the Federal District and Territories (TJDFT).

Radhika Krishnamurthy, Psy.D., ABAP

Tenured Professor of Psychology at Florida Institute of Technology and a licensed psychologist in Florida. Her teaching, research, and clinical training activities are in the Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) program, centered on personality testing and psychological assessment. Dr. Krishnamurthy was President of the Society for Personality Assessment (SPA) in 2011-2013 and President of Section IX (Assessment Psychology) of the American Psychological Association (APA) Division 12 in 2008. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Assessment Psychology and fellow of APA and SPA. She serves on the editorial boards of the journals Assessment, Journal of Personality Assessment, and European Journal of Psychological Assessment, and is an invited reviewer for Training and Education in Professional Psychology and Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. She is co-editor of a 2018 book titled Diversity-Sensitive Personality Assessment, co-author of two MMPI-A books and several book chapters and journal articles on psychological assessment. She recently served on the APA Board of Educational Affairs Task Force on Education and Training Guidelines for Psychological Assessment in Health Service Psychology, and currently serves on the APA’s Committee on Psychological Tests and Assessment (CPTA).

Ronald Jay Cohen, Ph.D., ABPP, ABAP

Psychologist, board-certified in Clinical Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) and board-certified in Testing and Assessment by the American Board of Assessment Psychology (ABAP). Dr. Cohen earned his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the State University of New York at Albany, and completed a clinical internship at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. Among his earliest scholarly publications was a paper that telegraphed his innovative approach to psychological assessment and intervention. The article, entitled, “Socially Reinforced Obsessing,” was published in the influential Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology while he was still a graduate student. Dr. Cohen went on to a career in which he has worn many “hats” including that of professor, researcher, practitioner, consultant, author and featured speaker. Dr. Cohen is perhaps best known for 1) founding the scholarly journal, Psychology & Marketing, and serving as its Editor-in-Chief for nearly four decades, and 2)authoring a leading textbook on psychological assessment (currently in its tenth edition). Not widely known is the fact that Dr. Cohen’s hobby is writing comedy and that he has written two plays and two screenplays, all of which have been produced to the delight of audiences.

Sofia Gabriel, MsC.

Clinical Psychologist at Mind/Institute of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, where she is responsible for the Consultation of Psychological Support in Griefing. Master in Cognitive-Behavioral and Integrative Clinical Psychology from the Faculty of Psychology of the University of Lisbon. Holds Certificate of Pedagogical Skills (CCP) by the CRIAP Institute. He has a Postgraduate Course in Intervention in Grief (Level 1) at the Bioethics Center of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon, Traumatic Incident Reduction (Level 1) and Cognitive-Narrative Intervention in Grief and Trauma (Level 1), at Trauma and Grief Psychology Center. Victim Support Technician (TAV). Author of several chapters and scientific articles.

Suzana Urbina, Ph.D.

Susana Urbina was born and raised in Lima, Peru, where she received her basic education. She left Peru for the United States to attend college and completed her B.A. in Psychology at Mary Manse College in Toledo, Ohio. She obtained a Master’s in General Psychology and a Ph.D. in Psychometrics at Fordham University in New York City in 1972. Dr. Urbina then began a career as a university professor, which included 35 years at the University of North Florida, where she rose to the rank of Full Professor, teaching courses primarily in the areas of Psychological Testing, Assessment of Individuals, and History of Psychology. In 1981-1982 she completed a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Dr. Urbina is a licensed psychologist and maintained a private practice in psychological assessment in the Jacksonville area until the 1990s when she began writing textbooks in her field. She is co-author of the seventh edition of Psychological Testing with Anne Anastasi and author of Essentials of Psychological Testing, now in its second edition. Dr. Urbina is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of North Florida. Besides her teaching and other scholarly activities, she has been active in the American Psychological Association, chairing the Committee on Psychological Tests and Assessment and serving for two terms in the APA Council of Representatives.

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