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Alan A. Cavaiola Ph.D.


Dr. Cavaiola is a Professor in the Department of Psychological Counseling at Monmouth University (New Jersey) where he is a member of the graduate faculty. Prior to teaching at Monmouth, he taught in the Psychology Department at Glassboro State College (currently Rowan University). Dr. Cavaiola is the former Clinical Director of the addictions treatment program at Monmouth Medical Center. He is a Licensed Psychologist, a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor. In addition to several journal publications, national and international conference presentations, Dr. Cavaiola has co-authored three books with Dr. Neil Lavender, Toxic Coworkers: How to Deal with Dysfunctional People on the Job, (New Harbinger Publications, 2000), The One Way Relationship Workbook (New Harbinger, 2011) and Impossible to Please (New Harbinger, 2013). He also has co-authored a textbook and casebook on crisis intervention entitled, A Practical Guide to Crisis Intervention, (Houghton Mifflin, 2007) and Crisis Intervention Case Book (Cengage, 2011) and A Practical Guide to Crisis Intervention (Sage, 2018). His other works include a book entitled, Assessment and Treatment of the DWI Offender, (Taylor & Francis, 2001). Dr. Cavaiola has a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University and his PhD in Clinical-Community Psychology from Hofstra University.

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