Clifton Mitchell, PhD, Licensed Psychologist has a love for teaching and over 20 years experience as a mental health trainer and keynote speaker.
delivers practical information in a uniquely entertaining, fast-paced style that is filled with examples from his
years of experience in mental health.
has trained thousands of mental health professionals in the management of difficult, perplexing legal and ethical issues and is now introducing his
latest training in an exciting, dynamic game show format.
is also known for his
seminars on methods for dealing with resistance in therapy which are based on his
book, Effective Techniques for Dealing with Highly Resistant Clients, in which he
presents cutting-edge approaches for managing psychological resistance.
has also been the keynote speaker at conventions and taught hundreds of mental health organizations, businesses, leadership groups, and civic organizations effective techniques for improving communications and for creating change through the precise use of language.
has published in numerous professional journals including the Journal of Personality Assessment
, Perceptual and Motor Skills
, Psychology and Education
, Journal of Psychological Type
, The Professional School Counselor
, and The Advocate.
His research included investigations of therapeutic resistance, legal and ethical issues in counseling, subliminal message tapes, stress and coping, PMS, and personality types.
ideas and writings have also been published in Men's Health Today
and Barron's Financial Weekly.
Dr. Mitchell is currently a professor of counseling at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee, where he received the Teacher of the Year award in 2002.