Mode Deactivation Therapy for Aggression and Oppositional Behavior in Adolescents is a professional treatment manual for mental health professionals working with angry, aggressive, and oppositional adolescents and young adults.
Jack A. Apsche, EdD, ABPP is program director for the masters program in forensic psychology at Walden University and consultant of clinical services at North Spring Behavioral Healthcare. He is founder of the Apsche Center at North Spring in Leesburg, VA. He also serves as editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy and is associate editor of Behavior Analyst Today. He developed, implemented, and tested mode deactivation therapy, which expands on cognitive behavioral therapy and is focused on conceptualizing and treating adolescents.
Lucia R. DiMeo, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and hypnotherapist. She has a special interest in mind/body therapeutic modalities. She is associate professor of psychology at the University of the Virgin Islands.
Foreword writer Robert J. Kohlenberg, PhD, ABPP, is cocreator of functional analytic psychotherapy (FAP).