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Presentations/Publications

Sample Presentations

  • Being With Pain: A Mindful Approach to Pain Management
  • Stop the Yo-Yo: Sustaining Weight Loss for the Long Haul
  • Obesity: Etiology, Psychological Complications, & Treatment
  • The Power of Group Therapy for Facilitating Change
  • Behavioral Treatment of Eating Disorders
  • Understanding Women’s Issues: Therapeutic Applications
  • Personality Disorders: The Acting Out Cluster
  • Understanding and Treating Eating Disorders
  • Therapeutic Intervention With Incest Survivors
  • Innovative Treatment Options for Clients with Eating Disorders
  • The Healer's Path: Rediscovering the Heart of Medicine, with Institute for Healing in Society & Medicine, 3-day seminar
  • Improving Relapse-Prevention After Weight-Loss.
  • Helping Couples Change
  • Mindful Relationships

Sample Publications

     Sullivan, Martin, Head, Susan, & Brantley, Jeffrey (December, 2004). Keys to Professional Effectiveness and Personal Satisfaction in Medicine. Audio Digest, 33(23).

     Head, Susan, & Nilsen, Stephanie (February, 2004). Winning at Weight Loss: How to Achieve Life-Long Weight Management and Physical Fitness (A self-coaching workbook). Self-published.

     Brenner, S.L, Head, S.B., Helm, M.J., Williams, R.B., and Williams, V.P. (2003). A Videotape Module to Teach Assertion Skills. Journal of Applied Social Psychology.

     Head, Susan (February, 2002). Binge eating and obesity: Treatment and weight management issues. Healthy Weight Journal.

     Napolitano, Melissa, Head, Susan, Babyak, Michael, & Blumenthal, James. (2001). Binge eating disorder and night eating syndrome: Psychological and behavioral characteristics. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 30(2), 193-203.

     Head, Susan, & Brookhart, Alan. (1997). Lifestyle modification and relapse prevention during treatment for weight-loss. Behavior Therapy, 28, 307-321.

     Kolotkin, R., Head, S., Hamilton, M., & Tse, J. (1995). Assessing impact of weight on quality of life. Obesity Research, 3(1), 49-56.

     Junginger, John, & Head, Susan (1991). Time series analysis of obsessional behavior and mood during self-imposed delay and response prevention. Behavior Research and Therapy, 29(6), 521-530.

     Head, S. B., Baker, J. D., & Williamson, D. A. (1991). Family environment characteristics and dependent personality. Journal of Personality Disorders, 5(3), 256-263.

     Head, S. B., & Williamson, D. A. (1990). Association of family environment and personality disturbances in bulimia nervosa. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 9(6), 667-674.