William C. Follette
University of Nevada, Reno
Dr. William Follette is professor of psychology and director of clinical training in the Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno. He received his BS and Ph.D. from the University of Washington with specialty training in clinical psychology and minors in quantitative and physiologic psychology. Dr. Follette has served on NIH review panels across a broad range of content areas including substance abuse, depression, and behavioral medicine. He has been an invited participant in NIMH sponsored conferences on translational research including the most recent Science of Behavior Change Conference where he was a discussant on mechanisms of change in behavioral science. He has also served on panels to assess empirically supported treatments for APA. He has been guest editor on special issues of the journals Behavior Therapy, Behavioral Assessment, and the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology on theoretical and philosophical issues in behavior therapy and critiques of and behavioral alternatives to DSM-IV. He has contributed several articles to The Behavior Analyst ranging from behavior analytic interpretations of psychological health, functional analysis, and functional analytic psychotherapy, an intervention based on a behavior analytic understanding of the change process in psychotherapy.