Jack A. Apsche

Psychologist, Person

1947 –

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Who is Jack A. Apsche?

Jack A. Apsche is an American psychologist, author, artist, presenter, consultant and lecturer. Dr. Apsche is The Program Director for Forensic Psychology st the School of Psychology, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Walden University. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychological_Injury in Washington, DC and the Founder of The Apsche Center for Mode Deactivation Therapy, also located in Virginia. Dr. Apsche is board certified in clinical child and adolescent psychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, cognitive and behavioral psychology, group psychology, couples and family psychology, and family psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychologyhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Board_of_Professional_Psychology. His primary research is in adolescent externalizing disorders.

Apsche is the developer of Mode Deactivation Therapy an evidence-based psychotherapeutic technique http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychotherapydesigned to treat the complex interplay between trauma,http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Child_abuse personality http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Personality_disorderfactors http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conduct_disordersand a child's belief system that often lead to conduct problems such as aggression. MDT is a contextual behavior therapy, a type of psychotherapy that combines behavioral science with concepts of acceptance and mindfulness, derived from eastern and western contemplative practices. MDT is based on concepts from Mindfulness http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mindfulness Cognitive Behavior Therapy,http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cognitive_behavioral_therapy Acceptance and Commitment Therapy,http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acceptance_and_Commitment_Therapy Dialectical behavior Therapy,http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dialectical_behavior_therapy and Functional Analytic Behavior Therapyhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Functional_analytic_psychotherapy that are weaven together with some unique to MDT methods.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_A._Apsche

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Born
Sep 23, 1947
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  • Jack Apsche
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  • Temple University
  • University of Pittsburgh

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on July 23, 2013

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