Tag Archives: Awards

Dr. McGuire receives the President’s New Researcher Award from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies!

Congratulations to Dr. Joseph McGuire, who was recently awarded the President’s New Researcher Award by the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies at their 2020 54th Annual Convention. This honor was awarded to Dr. McGuire for his research, publications, theories, and practical applications contributing to advancements in the field of Behavioral and Cognitive therapy.

The Tourette Association of America announces Dr. Essoe as a recipient of the 2019 Young Investigator Award!

Congratulations to Dr. Essoe as a TAA Young Investigator! This award will support Dr. Essoe’s research on the relationship between therapeutic learning processes and therapeutic outcomes, in order to optimize behavioral interventions for youth with Tourette’s Syndrome. See more about TAA funded research here: https://jhucenter.files.wordpress.com/2019/09/taa-fundrising-20190825.pdf 

The Influence of Hair Pulling Styles in the Treatment of Trichotillomania, written by Nicholas S. Myers, M.A. and others, was published in Behavior Therapy!

Congratulations to Nicholas Myers, M.A. on his article being published on ScienceDirect! Mr. Myers’ article focused on trichotillomania, also known as hair pulling disorder. He discusses the two different classifications of hair pulling, Focused and Automatic, and how the outcome of treatment is influenced by these styles of hair pulling. His research analyzed the effectiveness of treatment-as-usual (TAU) and habit reversal training (HRT) in patients with Focused or Automatic styles of hair pulling. Read the article here:  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0005789419301455?via%3Dihub

Dr. Joey Ka-Yee Essoe publishes an article in Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics!

Congratulations to Dr. Essoe for publishing her article “Evidence-Based Treatment of Tourette’s disorder and Chronic Tic Disorders” in Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics! Her review evaluated several behavioral and pharmacological interventions for Tourette’s disorderand other chronic tic disorders. Dr. Essoe showcased her expertise by discussing the advancement of such interventions, and acknowledging the need for more comprehensive treatments of TD. Learn more about the review here: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14737175.2019.1643236https://www.touretteforeningen.no/sfiles/9/62/3/file/evidence-based-treatment-of-tourette-s-disorder-and-chronic-tic-disorders.pdf