Robert J. Kohlenberg, Ph.D., UCLA, 1968
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Publications- Books

Kohlenberg, R. J. & Tsai, M. (1991). Functional Analytic Psychotherapy: A guide for creating intense and curative therapeutic relationships. New York: Plenum.

Kohlenberg, R. J. & Tsai, M (2001) Psicoterapia Analytica Functional. Editores Associados (Translator Kerbauy, R.) Santo Andre, Brazil

Kohlenberg, Robert J. (1983) Migraine Relief: A personal treatment program. Harper & Row, New York, 1983.

Publications- Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Kohlenberg, R. J., Tsai, M., Ferro García, R., Aguayo, L. V., Fernández Parra, and Virués-Ortega, J. (2005) Psicoterapia analítico-funcional y terapia de aceptación y compromiso: teoría,aplicaciones y continuidad con el análisis del comportamiento. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 5, 2, 37-67.

Bolling, M. Y., Terry, Christeine, and Kohlenberg, R. J. (in press).
Behavioral Theories. In Vol. 1 of M. Hersen & J. C. Thomas (Eds.),
Comprehensive Handbook of Personality and Psychopathology, Vol. 1:
Personality and Everyday Functioning
. NY: Wiley.

Kohlenberg, R. J. & Tsai, M. (In Press). Using the therapist-client relationship: A behavioral treatment for complex PTSD. In Boos, A. (Ed.): Die beiden Seiten der Bewältigung: Psychotherapeutische und juristische Aspekte schwerer Traumatisierungen.

Whiteside, U.S., Kohlenberg, R. J., Tsai, M. (In press). Functional Analytic Psychotherapy. In Hersen, M. & Rosqvist, J. (eds.) Encyclopedia of behavior modification and cognitive behavior therapy (Volume I: Adult Clinical Applications). Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

Kohlenberg, R. J., Tsai, M., Parker, C., Bolling, M., & Kanter, J. (In Press) Focusing on the client-therapist interaction. In Sulz, S. (Ed.), Familie und verhalten: Kognitiv-behaviorale familientherapie. München: CIP-Medien

Bolling, M, & Kohlenberg, R. J. (2004). Reasons for quitting SSRIs: Paradoxical psychological side effects & patient satisfaction. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 73, 380-385.

Kanter, J. W., Kohlenberg, R. J., & Loftus, E. F. (2004) Experimental and psychotherapeutic demand characteristics and the cognitive therapy rationale: An analogue study. Cognitive Therapy and Research 2, 229-239.

Kohlenberg, R. J. (2004). AABT, human misery and transference: A response to Arnold Lazarus. The Behavior Therapist. 26, 7.

Kohlenberg, R. J., Kanter, J. W., Bolling, M., Wexner, R., Parker, C., Tsai, M. (2004). Functional Analytic Psychotherapy, cognitive therapy, and acceptance. In S. C. Hayes, V. M. Follette, & M. Linehan (Eds.) The new behavior therapies: Expanding the cognitive behavioral tradition. New York: Guilford Press.

Kohlenberg, R. J. (2003). AABT: On the precipice of becoming dysfunctional. The Behavior Therapist, 26, 284-286,

Kanter, J. W., Kohlenberg, R. J., & Loftus, E. F. (2002). Demand characteristics, treatment rationales, and cognitive therapy for depression. Prevention & Treatment, 5, Article 41. Available at http://journals.apa.org/prevention/volume5/pre0050041c.html

Kohlenberg, R. J., Bolling, M, Kanter, J., & Parker, C., (2002) Clinical behavior analysis: Where it went wrong, how it was made good again, and why its future is so bright. Behavior Analyst Today, 3, 246-251.

Kohlenberg, R. J., Kanter, J., Bolling, M., Parker, C., &. Tsai, M., (2002) Enhancing cognitive therapy for depression with Functional Analytic Psychotherapy: Treatment guidelines and empirical findings. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 9 , 213-229.

Kohlenberg, R. J. & Tsai, M. (2002). Functional Analytic Psychotherapy. In Zimmar, G. (ed.) Encyclopedia of psychotherapy. New York: Academic Press.

Kanter, J., Parker, C., & Kohlenberg, R. J. (2001) Finding the self: A behavioral measure and its clinical implications. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 38, 198-211.

Bolling, M., Parker, C., Kanter, J., Kohlenberg, R. J., & Tsai, M., (2000) The client-therapist interaction: The core of a behavioral approach. European Psychotherapie,1, 21-29

Kohlenberg, R. J. & Tsai, M. (2000). Some radical behavioral help for Katrina. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 7 , 486-489.

Bolling, M., Kohlenberg, R. J., & Parker, C. (1999) Behavior analysis and depression . In Dougher, M. (ed.) Clinical behavior: Analytic approaches to treatment. Reno: Context Press.

Kohlenberg, R. J. & Tsai, M. (1998). Healing interpersonal trauma with the intimacy of the therapeutic relationship. In Abueg, F. R., Follette, V., & Ruzek, J. (eds.) Trauma in context: A cognitive behavioral approach. New York: Guilford.

Kohlenberg, B. S., Yeater, E.A., & Kohlenberg, R. J. (1998). Functional Analytic Psychotherapy: A behavioral approach to intensive treatment. In Safran, J. & Muran, C. (eds.) The therapeutic alliance in brief psychotherapy . Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Parker, C., Bolling, M., & Kohlenberg, R. J. (1998) The operant approach to personality. In Hersen, M (ed.) Advanced personality theory. New York: Plenum.

Koerner, K., Kohlenberg, R. J., & Parker, C. (1996). Diagnosis of personality disorder: A radical behavioral alternative. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 64, 1169-76 .

Rabin, C., Tsai, M. & Kohlenberg, R. J, (1996). Targeting sex-role and power issues with a functional analytic approach: Gender patterns in behavioral marital therapy. Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, 8, 1-24.

Kohlenberg, R. J., Tsai, M. & Kohlenberg, B.S. (1996). Functional analysis in behavior therapy. In Hersen, M., Eisler, R M., & Miller, P.M. (eds.) Progress in behavior modification, 1-24. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

Kohlenberg, R. J. & Tsai, M. (1995). Functional Analytic Psychotherapy: A behavioral approach to intensive treatment. In O'Donohue, W. & Krasner, L. (eds.) Theories in Behavior Therapy, 637-658. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Kohlenberg, R. J. & Tsai, M. (1995). I speak, therefore I am: A behavioral approach to understanding the self. The Behavior Therapist, 18, 113-116 .

Kohlenberg, R. J. & Tsai, M. (1994). Improving cognitive therapy for depression with functional analytic psychotherapy: Theory and case study. The Behavior Analyst, 17, 305-320.

Kohlenberg, R. J. & Tsai, M. (1994). Functional Analytic Psychotherapy: A behavioral approach to treatment and integration. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 4, 175-201.

Cordova, J. V. & Kohlenberg, R. J. (1994). Acceptance and the therapeutic relationship. In Hayes, S. C., Jacobson, N. S., Follette, V. & Dougher, M. J. (eds.) Acceptance and Change, 125-142. Reno: Context Press.

Kohlenberg, R. J., Dougher, M. J. & Tsai, M. (1993). The dimensions of clinical behavior analysis. The Behavior Analyst, 16, 271-282.

Kohlenberg, R. J., Hayes, S. C. & Tsai, M. (1993). Radical behavioral psychotherapy: Two contemporary examples. Clinical Psychology Review, 13, 579-592.

Kohlenberg, R. J. & Tsai, M. (1993). Hidden meaning: A behavioral approach. The Behavior Therapist, 16 , 80-82.

Kohlenberg, R. J. & Tsai, M. (1987). Functional Analytic Psychotherapy. In N. Jacobson (Ed.) Cognitive and behavioral therapists in clinical practice. New York: Guilford.

Kohlenberg, R. (1982). Tyramine sensitivity in dietary migraine: A critical review. Headache, 22, 30-34

Kohlenberg, R., Cahn, T. (1982). Self-help for migraine headaches: A controlled outcome study. Headache, 21, 196-200.

Kohlenberg, R., Barach, R., Alberstein, B. (1979).Effects of rates, information, delayed and immediate feedback on electrical energy use: Results of a long-term, multi-study research program. Final reports to Department of Energy, Washington, D.C.

Kohlenberg, R. (1979). Psychological studies of rate increases and residential energy use. Proceedings of 6th Annual Rate Symposium. Northwest Public Power Association, Vancouver, Washington.

Suarez, A., Kohlenberg, R., Pagano, R. (1979). Frontalis EMG as a measure of general bodily tension in a clinical population. Abstract. Biofeedback and Self-Regulation, 4.

Cram, J., Kohlenberg, R., Singer, M. (1977). Operant control of alpha conditioning and the effects of illumination and eye-closure. Psychosomatic Medicine, 31, 11-18.

Kohlenberg, R., Phillips, T., Proctor, W. (1976). A behavioral analysis of peaking in electrical energy consumers. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 9, 13-18.

Kohlenberg, R. (1974). Directed masturbation and the treatment of primary orgasmic dysfunction. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 3, 349-356.

Kohlenberg, R. (1974). In-vivo desensitization and aversive stimuli in the treatment of pedophilia. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 83, 192-195.

Kohlenberg, R., Phillips, T. (1974). Reinforcement of litter depositing. Journal of Applied Behavioral Analysis, 6, 391-396.

Kohlenberg, R. (1973). Skin conductance and the punishment of self-destructive behavior. Mental Retardation, 13.

Kohlenberg, R. (1973). Operant control of multiple personality. Behavior Therapy, 4, 137-140.

Kohlenberg, R. (1970). Punishment of persistent vomiting. Journal of Applied Behavioral Analysis, 3, 241-245.

Kohlenberg, R., Greenberg, D., Reymore, L., Haas, G. (1972). Behavior modification in the dentist's office. Journal of Dentistry for Children, 3, 61-67.

Kohlenberg, R. (1970). Effect of instructions to ignore a stimulus and the GSR. Psychonomic Science, 19, 220.

Kohlenberg, R., Trabasso, T. (1968 ). Recovery from one and two electro-convulsive shocks in mice. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 65, 270.