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Presentations and Publications by Rebecca B. Skolnick, Ph.D.

Dr. Skolnick is the Director of the Eating Disorders Program at CBT/DBT Associates

Presentations

Owens, S.G., Rodi, N., Muller, M.E., & Skolnick, R.B. (2014, April). Application of clinical skills for suicide assessment. Workshop given for Suffolk County Psychological Association, Commack, NY.

Stevens, B.L., Skolnick, R.B., Schare, M.L., Scardapane, J.R., Sanderson, W.C., & Wyatt, K.P. (2013, November). Effects of mindfulness body scan instruction on anxiety and fear tolerance during in vivo exposure procedure for claustrophobia. Poster presented at annual Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention, Nashville, TN.

Skolnick, R.B., Schare, M.L., Wyatt, K.P., & Tillman, M.A. (2012, November). Aviophobia assessment: Validation of the Flight Anxiety Situations Questionnaire as a clinical identification measure. Poster presented at annual Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention, National Harbor, MD.

Wyatt, K.P., Schare, M.L., Skolnick, R.B., & Puliafico, S. (2012, November). Treatment preferences for exposure vs. cognitive therapy: The role of conviction, irrationality, and fear in subclinical phobias. Poster presented at annual Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention, National Harbor, MD.

Skolnick, R.B. (2012, March). Psychological case presentation of a pregnant woman with an eating disorder. Lecture given as part of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Hospital.

Skolnick, R.B., DiScalfani, J., Wyatt, K., Berger, R., & Schare, M.L. (2011, November). Gender differences in presence during virtual reality exposure for aviophobia. Poster presented at annual Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Schare, M.L. & Skolnick, R.B. (2011, March). Application of virtual reality on anxiety disorders: Treating aviophobia. Invited lecture given at National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

Kassinove, H., Schare, M.L., Skolnick, R.B., & Broll-Barone, B. (2011, March). Occupational health psychology: Overlap and integration of counseling psychology with industrial/organizational psychology. Invited presentation given at Ming Chuan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

Skolnick, R. B., Strilcic, M., Grove, A.B., & Schare, M.L. (2010, November). Subsets of Aviophobia: Validating what flying phobics actually fear. Poster presented at annual Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Lopez, R.J., Solz, J., Skolnick, R., Leff, B., Pleickhardt, H., Mestechkina, T., White, W.,…Ohr, P.S. (2010, November). Effect of exposure and response-prevention-based PCIT on childhood obsessive-compulsive behaviors. Poster presented at annual Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Lucchese, F., Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., Kahana-Kalman, R., Dalebroux, A., & Skolnick, R. B. (2008, June).  Early language development in low-income Latino immigrants: A study of Mexican- and Dominican-American toddlers living in New York City.  Poster presented at Head Start’s Ninth National Research Conference, Washington, D.C.

Anderson, A., Papp, L., Willcox, L., Skolnick, R., Apfelbaum, E. P., & Sommers, S. R. (2006, October).  Appearing politically correct: Factors that lead people to avoid the topic of race.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the New England Psychological Association, Manchester, NH.

Publications

Schare, M.L., Skolnick, R.B., & Wyatt, K.P. (2015). Developing an anxiety hierarchy. In R. Flanagan, K. Allen, & E. Levine (Eds.), Cognitive and behavioral interventions in the schools: Integrating theory and research into practice. New York: Springer.

Schare, M.L., Wyatt, K.P., & Skolnick, R.B. (2015). Exposure therapy: Application to childhood anxiety. In R. Flanagan, K. Allen, & E. Levine (Eds.), Cognitive and behavioral interventions in the schools: Integrating theory and research into practice. New York: Springer

Fornari, V., Dancyger, I., Renz, J, Skolnick, R., & Rochelson, B. (2014). Eating disorders and pregnancy: Proposed treatment guidelines for obstetricians and gynecologists. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4, 90-94. doi: 10.4236/ojog.2014.42016

Tillman, M.A., Schare, M.L., Grove, A.B., & Skolnick, R.B. (2013). Efficacy of anxiety production: Comparing imaginal and virtual reality exposure procedures for aviophobia. Journal of Mental Imagery, 37, 105-118.

Skolnick, R.B., Schare, M.L., Wyatt, K.P., & Tillman, M.A. (2012). Aviophobia assessment: Validating the Flight Anxiety Situations Questionnaire as a clinical identification measure. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 26, 779-784. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2012.07.006