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James K. Luiselli, Ed.D., ABPP, BCBA-D

James K. Luiselli is a clinical psychologist, and Chief Clinical Officer at Clinical Solutions, Inc., Beverly, Massachusetts and North East Educational and Developmental Support Center, Tewksbury, Massachusetts. He formerly served as Senior Vice President of Applied Research, Clinical Training, and Peer Review at May Institute, Randolph, Massachusetts, where he was also Director of Training for the Doctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship programs in clinical psychology, and Director of the Program of Continuing Education.

Dr. Luiselli is a licensed psychologist, certified health service provider, diplomat in cognitive and behavioral psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D). He has held academic appointments at Harvard Medical School, Northeastern University, and Indiana State University. His primary interests include applied behavior analysis, cognitive-behavioral therapy, intellectual and developmental disabilities, high-risk clinical disorders, professional training, telehealth technology, organizational consultation, performance psychology, and research dissemination.

Dr. Luiselli is active in clinical treatment, consultation, and research. In 1996 he was ranked by the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy (AABT) as one of the “top 50” most published authors in the behavior analysis and therapy literature for the period 1974 through 1994. The journal, Research in Developmental Disabilities (2000) listed him as the 8th most published researcher in the developmental disabilities field from 1979 through 1999. He has authored more than 340 publications including the books, Behavioral Medicine and Developmental Disabilities (1989) (Springer-Verlag), Self-Injurious Behavior: Analysis, Assessment, and Treatment (1992) (Springer-Verlag), Antecedent Control: Innovative Approaches to Behavioral Support (1998) (Brookes), Behavior Psychology in the Schools: Innovations in Evaluation, Support, and Consultation (2002) (The Haworth Press), Antecedent Assessment and Intervention: Supporting Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Community Settings (2006) (Brookes), Effective Practices for Children with Autism: Educational and Behavior Support Interventions That Work (2008) (Oxford University Press), Teaching and Behavior Support for Children and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Practitioner’s Guide (2011) (Oxford University Press), Behavioral Sport Psychology: Evidence-Based Approaches to Performance Enhancement (2011) (Springer), The Handbook of High-Risk Challenging Behaviors in People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (2011) (Brookes), The Handbook of Crisis Intervention and Developmental Disabilities (2013) (Springer), and Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Recent Advances and Innovations in Assessment, Education, and Intervention (2014) (Oxford University Press). His latest books, scheduled to appear in 2016, are Behavioral Health Promotion and Intervention for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Springer) and Computer-Assisted and Web-Based Innovations in Psychology, Special Education, and Health (Elsevier).

Dr. Luiselli has been the Senior Editor of special-topic journal issues published in Behavior Modification, Mental Health Aspects of Developmental Disabilities, Child & Family Behavior Therapy, Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, and International Journal of Behavioral Consultation & Therapy. He is an Associate Editor for Journal of Child & Family Studies and Behavior Analysis in Practice, a Contributing Editor for Child & Family Behavior Therapy, and was previously a Contributing Editor for the Habilitative Mental Healthcare Newsletter, Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, and Associate Editor for Education and Treatment of Children. He is a Contributing Writer for The New England Psychologist, reviews books for Metapsychology Online Reviews, and serves on the Board of Editors of six peer-reviewed journals including Journal of Autism, Journal of Intellectual Disability: Research and Treatment, Clinical Case Studies, and Mindfulness.