received a Ph.D. in Psychology from Western Michigan University in 1981. Currently, he is Professor Emeritus of Lebanon Valley College. Previously, he was Professor and Chairman of the Psychology Department at Lebanon Valley College, where he taught courses in the clinical/counseling concentration. Prior to his teaching career, he coordinated psychological services in several large psychiatric hospitals and centers for developmental disabilities. In addition to teaching, Dr. Cullari is a consultant and maintains a small private practice. He is the President of the Institute for Psychotherapy (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania), and member of the American Psychological Association, Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration, and the Pennsylvania Psychological Association. He is the author of more than 50 professional publications including 4 book chapters, and two videotapes. He has also written 4 short stories. His books include, Treatment resistance: A guide for practitioners (1996); Foundations of Clinical Psychology (1998); and Counseling and Psychotherapy: A practical guidebook for students, interns and new professionals (2001). All three books are published by Allyn & Bacon, Boston, MA.
Cullari, S., & Ferguson, D. Individual behavior change: Problems with programming in institutions for the retarded. Mental Retardation, l98l, l9 , 267-270.
Cullari, S., & Redmon, W. Bateson and behaviorism. Psychological Record, l982, 32,
Ferguson, D., Cullari, S., Davidson, N.A., & Breuning, S. Effects of data based interdisplinary medication review on the prevalence and pattern of neuroleptic drug use with institutionalized mentally retarded persons. Education and Training of the Mentally Retarded, l982, 17 l03-l08.
Ferguson, D., & Cullari, S. Behavior modification in facilities for the retarded: Problems with development and implementation of training In S. Breuning and J. Matson (eds) Advances in mental retardation and developmental disabilities Greenwich, Conn.: JIA Press, l983. (Book Chapter)
Sprague, R.L., Kalachnik, J.E., Breuning, S.E., Davis, V.J., Ullmann, R.K., Cullari, S., Davidson, N.A., Ferguson, D.G., & Hoffner, B.A. The Dyskinesia Identification System-Coldwater (DISCO): A tardive dyskinesia rating scale for the developmentally disabled. Psychopharmacology Bulletin, 1984, 20 , 328-338.
Cullari, S. In search of the Postmack Principle. the Behavior Therapist , 1987, 10 , 196.
Cullari, S., & Semanchick, O. Music preferences and the perception of loudness. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1989, 68, 186.
Cullari, S., & Trubilla, R. Body image distortion in normal weight college women. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1989, 68, 1195-1198.
Cullari, S., & Mikus, R. Correlates of adolescent sexual behavior. Psychological Reports, 1990, 66, 1179-1184.
Hoover, D. & Cullari, S. Perception of loudness and musical preference: Comparison of musicians and nonmusicians. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1992, 74, 1149-1150.
Folk, L., Pederson, J., & Cullari, S. (1993). Body satisfaction and self-concept in third and six grade females. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1993, 76, 547-553.
Cullari, S. (1994). Levels of anger in psychiatric inpatients and normal subjects. Psychological Reports, 75, 1163-1168.
Cullari, S. (1994). Ego defense mechanisms. In J. Wilson (Ed.), McGill’s survey of social science: Psychology. Pasadena: Salem Press.
Cullari, S. (1994). Clinical interviewing, testing and observation. In J. Wilson (Ed.), McGill’s survey of social science: Psychology. Pasadena: Salem Press.
Cullari, S. (1995). Use of individual differences questionnaire with psychiatric inpatients. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 80, 128-130.
Cullari, S. (1996) Psychotherapy practice questionnaire. The Independent Practitioner,16(3), 140-142.
Bryan, J., Dodson, D., & Cullari, S. (1997). The association of self-disclosure with self-monitoring. Psychological Reports, 80, 940-942.
Cullari, S., & Frese, F. (1997). The myths of chronic mental illness. The Pennsylvania Psychologist Quarterly, (May, 1997), 15-16.
Cullari, S. (1998). Treatment resistance. In S. Cullari (Ed.). Foundations of Clinical Psychology. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1998. (Book Chapter)
Cullari, S., Rohrer, J., & Bahm, C. (1998). Body-image perceptions across sex and age groups. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 87, 839-847.
Cullari, S. (1999). Does every good behaviorist deserve favor? Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 9(3), 243-249.
Cullari, S. (2000). Guest Editor. The Pennsylvania Psychologist. Special Issue. Consumers and Psycholgists in Dialogue. 60 (5), May, 2000.
Cullari, S. (2000). We have come a long way, but we still have a long way to go. Pennsylvania Psychologist, 60(5), 8.
Cullari, S. (2001). The Client’s Perspective of Psychotherapy. (Book Chapter). In S. Cullari (Editor), Counseling and Psychotherapy: A guidebook for students trainees and new professionals. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
Gavazzi, J., & Cullari, S. (2001). Advances in psychopharmacology. A need to keep up. Pennsylvania Psychologist., 61,(1), 25. 61,(1), 23.
Hoffman, E., Blackburn, C., & Cullari, S. (2001) Brief residential nicotine
treatment: A five-year follow-up study. Psychological Reports. 89, 99-105.
Cullari, S. Vosburgh, M., Shotwell, A. Inzodda, J. & Davenport, W. (2002). Body-image Assessment:A Review and Evaluation of a New Computer-aided Measurement Technique. North American Journal of Psychology, 4(2), 221-232.
Cullari, S. (2002). On differentiating major depression from chronic sadness. North American Journal of Psychology, 4(2), 317-320.
Reprints of any of these articles are available upon request.
Dr. Cullari has been interviewed and quoted in dozens of newspapers and magazines. His specialty areas include eating disorders, body image, serious mental illness, depression, psychopharmacology, and psychological assessment.