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Frederick Wechsler

Professor

Office

602-216-3126
fwechsler@argosy.edu

Education

  • M.S. Industrial Organizational Psychology, Kansas State University, 2006
  • Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Wright State University, 1986

Biography

Dr. Wechsler has been a professor at the Arizona School of Professional Psychology since 1999. During his tenure at the school, he has served as the Associate Director of Clinical Training for 1 year and was then promoted to the Director of Clinical Training for 6 years. He became the Program Chair for two years, successfully leading the faculty through the APA accreditation process. Currently, Dr. Wechsler is the Associate Program Chair.

Expertise

  • Litigation Consulting
  • Neuropsychology and Behavioral Medicine
  • Rehabilitation, Pain Management
  • Gestalt and Family Psychotherapy

Selected Publications

  • Binder, J. & Wechsler, F. Intervention Competencies. In Kenkel, M.B. & Peterson, R. (2009). Competency based education for professional psychology. Washington,D.C.: American Psychological Association.
  • Tomak, C., Wechsler, F., Ghahramanlou-Holloway, M., Virden, T.,& Nademin, E. An Empirical Study of the Personality Characteristics of Internet Sex Offenders. The Journal of Sexual Aggression. 2009, 15(2), 139-148.
  • Belanger, S. B., Wechsler, F., Nademin, M. E., Virden, T. B. Predicting outcome of gastric bypass surgery utilizing personality scale elevations, psychosocial factors, and diagnostic group membership. Obesity Surgery. Doi: 10.1007/s11695-009-9866.
  • Hutchings, P., Lewis, D, & Wechsler, F. (2008). Clinical training. In M. Herson & A. M. Gross. The handbook of clinical psychology, (pp.38-65) Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Lewis, D., Wechsler, F., Sideman, L., & Clemente, L. (Eds.) (2007). The Arizona sourcebook: Ethics and law for Arizona psychologists. Woodstock Academic Press & interactive web project (http: www.azpsychologist.com).
  • Wechsler, F. & Perrin, G. (2007). The Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners: Jurisdiction, Operation and the Complaint Process. In Lewis, D. Wechsler, F. Sideman, L. & Clemente, L. (Eds.) The Arizona sourcebook: Ethics and law for Arizona psychologists. Woodstock Academic Press & interactive web project (http: www.azpsychologist.com).
  • Wechsler, F. & Lewis, D. (2007). Professional Writing in the Disciplines: College of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences: In R. Krishbnadas (Ed.) A Faculty Guide to Teaching and Writing. Boston, Mass: Houghton Mifflin.
  • Hutchings, P., Mangione, L., Dobbins, J.E. & Wechsler, F.S. A critical analysis of with psychology pre-doctoral internship training: Contributing factors and collaborative solutions. Training and Education in Professional Psychology. 2007, Vol 1(4), 276-286.
  • Benedict, R.H., & Wechsler, F. Evaluation of memory retraining inpatients with traumatic brain injury: Two single case experimental designs. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 1992, 7(4), 83-92.
  • McNamara, K., Wechsler, F., & Larson, P. A neuropsychological investigation of cerebral whipples disease: A case study. International Journal of Clinical Neuropsychology. 1985, 7(3), 131-137.

Memberships

  • Member, American Psychological Association
  • Fellow, Academy of Clinical Psychology

Presentations

  • Wechsler, F. Electronically? Ethical/legal issues in tele/virtual health service provision. Invited paper presented at the Arizona Psychological Association 2011 Annual Convention, Fountain Hills, AZ. October 2011.
  • Olvey, C., Galvin, J., Akins, F., Bohanske, B., Brundage, J., Lovejoy, G., & Wechsler, F. AZ Psych Board: Everything you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask. Workshop presented at the Arizona Psychological Association 2011 Annual Convention, Fountain Hills, AZ. October 2011.
  • Galvin, J., Olvey, C., Akins, F., Bohanske, B., Brundage, J., Lovejoy, G., & Wechsler, F. Responding to licensure complaints: what you need to know to act effectively ? the sequel. Workshop presented at the Arizona Psychological Association 2011 Annual Convention, Fountain Hills, AZ. October 2011
  • Wechsler, F. Ethical guidelines and the complaint process for behavioral analysts. Workshop Presented for the Association for Behavior Analysis, Scottsdale Arizona. May 2011.
  • Lally, S., Ribner, N.G., and Wechsler, F. Areas of Practice (3): Forensics. Panel Presentation at NCSPP 2025: Leap into the Future, National Council of Schools of Professional Psychology Mid-Winter Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico. January, 2011.