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Anne Heflin

Associate professor

Office

703-526-5805
aheflin@argosy.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1988.
  • M.A. Clinical Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1984.

Biography

Anne Heflin, Ph.D, is an Associate Professor and Clinical Psychology faculty member at the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington DC (ASPP, Washington DC). After finishing her coursework at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Dr. Heflin completed her internship in clinical psychology at The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver. Subsequently, she worked as a psychologist in a physical medicine and rehabilitation hospital before joining the faculty of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). As an assistant professor at UMDNJ, she worked in a regional diagnostic and treatment program for children and adolescents suspected of having been sexually abused. She provided clinical services, supervised graduate students and conducted research regarding issues of child abuse. Dr. Heflin joined the ASPP, Washington DC faculty in 1997, where she has been a member of the core faculty who teach in the Child and Family Concentration. She teaches courses including Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, Treatment of Traumatized Children, and Integrative Approaches to Psychotherapy.

Expertise

  • Treatment of Childhood Trauma.
  • Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy.
  • Parenting Practices.
  • Integrative Approaches to Psychotherapy.

Selected Publications

  • Mears, C.J., Heflin, A.H., Finkel, M., Deblinger, E. & Steer, R. (2003). Adolescents' responses to sexual abuse evaluation including the use of video colposcopy. Journal of Adolescent Health, 33(1), 18-24.
  • Heflin, A.H., Deblinger, E., & Fisher, Craig (2000). Child sexual abuse. In F. Dattilio & A. Freeman (Eds.), Cognitive behavioral strategies in crisis intervention (2nd edition) (pp. 166-195). New York: The Guilford Press.
  • Heflin, A.H. & Deblinger, E. (2007). Child sexual abuse. In F. Dattilio & A. Freeman (Eds.), Cognitive behavioral strategies in crisis intervention (3rd edition). New York: The Guilford Press.
  • Heflin, A.H., & Deblinger, E. (2003). Treatment of a sexually abused adolescent with post traumatic stress disorder. In M.A. Reineke, F.M. Dattilio, & A. Freeman (Eds.), Cognitive therapy with children and adolescents: A casebook for clinical practice. 2nd edition. (pp. 214-246). New York: The Guilford Press.
  • Deblinger, E., Heflin, A.H., & Clark, M. (1997). The treatment of sexually abused children. In session: Psychotherapy in practice,3 (1), 69-88.
  • Heflin, A.H. & Deblinger, E. (1996). Treatment of an adolescent survivor of child sexual abuse. In M. Reineke, F. Dattilio, & A. Freeman (Eds.), Cognitive therapy with children and adolescents: A casebook for clinical practice (pp. 199-226). New York: The Guilford Press.
  • Deblinger, E. & Heflin, A.H. (1996). Treating sexually abused children and their nonoffending parents: A cognitive behavioral approach. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
  • Deblinger, E. & Heflin, A.H. (1994). Child sexual abuse. In F. Dattilio & A. Freeman (Eds.), Cognitive behavioral strategies in crisis intervention (pp. 177-199). New York: Guilford Publications.
  • Deblinger, E. & Heflin, A.H. (1994). Child sexual abuse. In F. Dattilio & A. Freeman (Eds.), Cognitive behavioral strategies in crisis intervention (pp. 177-199). New York: Guilford Publications.
  • Putallaz, M. & Heflin, A.H. (1986). Toward a model of peer acceptance. In J.M. Gottman & J.G. Parker (Eds.) Conversations of friends: Speculations on affective development (pp. 292-314). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Memberships

  • American Psychological Association, with memberships in Division 12, Society of Clinical Psychology; Division 37, Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice; and Division 53, Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.
  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.
  • Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration
  • Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration.

Presentations

  • Heflin, A.H. (2000, February). Cognitive behavioral treatment for sexually abused youth: Current research approaches and findings. Presentation at the meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Washington, DC.
  • Brown, E.J., Caraway, S.J., Brady, K.L., Hanson, R., & Heflin, A.H. (1998, November). Books and/or babies: Taking the first steps as women in academia. Panel presentation at the Association for the Advancement of Behavior and Cognitive Therapies convention, Washington, DC.
  • Heflin, A.H. (1998, August). Cognitive behavioral treatment for sexually abused adolescents. Workshop presented at the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
  • Heflin, A.H. (1996). Therapeutic interventions for sexually abused children and adolescents and their nonoffending parents. Workshop presented at the South Carolina Colloquium on Child Abuse. Charleston, SC.
  • Deblinger, E. & Heflin, A.H. (1995). Treatment for sexually abused children and their nonoffending parents. Workshop presented at the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy convention. Washington, DC.

Selected Lectures

  • Heflin, A.H. (2005, October). The WPPSI: What parents and educators should know. Workshop presented at the Friends Cooperative Preschool, Alexandria, DC.
  • Heflin, A.H. (2001, April). Treatment approaches for sexually abused children. Lecture presented at the Psychiatric Institute of Washington, Washington, DC.
  • Heflin, A.H. (2000, June). Cognitive behavioral treatments for sexually abused youth and their nonoffending parents. Workshop offered for continuing education credits, sponsored by the American School of Professional Psychology, Argosy University, Washington, DC.
  • Heflin, A.H. (1996). Physical and sexual abuse: An overview. Lecture presented at Rowan College Symposium for School Counselors and Psychologists. Bridgeport, NJ.
  • Heflin, A.H., & Mears, C. (1995). Psychological responses to sexual abuse among adolescents. Inservice training for educators in Cherry Hill and Pennsauken School Districts, NJ.