Dr. Bernard Schwartz is a licensed clinical psychologist and co-author of How to Fail as a Therapist: 50 + Ways to Lose or Damage Your Patients, which focuses on the factors leading to therapeutic success or failure and has been adopted by dozens of university training programs throughout the country, as well as Thoughts for Therapists: Reflections on the Art of Healing. He has published numerous journal articles on the subject of enhancing therapeutic outcomes through the use of rapid assessment instruments. He is founder and past director of student psychological services at Santiago Canyon College in Orange, California, where he taught for two decades. Dr. Schwartz has taught at the preschool, elementary, undergraduate, and graduate levels and has developed a number of specialties including sports psychology and parent-child relations. He has supervised dozens of therapist interns at multiple agencies with a focus on trauma, post-divorce adjustment, and developmental issues.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Bernard Schwartz maintains a private practice. He has employment relationships with Outreach Concern, FACES of Orange County, Paladin Eastside, and Chapman University College. Bernard Schwartz receives royalties as a published author. He receives a speaking honorarium from Psychotherapy Networker and PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Dr. Bernard Schwartz has no relevant non-financial relationships.