Category Archives for Legal Resources

Teen Violence

Written by Dr. Katrina Kuzyszyn-Jones(Previously published in Lawyers Weekly in 2008)The group dynamics and individual factors of teen violenceMatthew Silliman’s death has everyone thinking; how could such a horrible crime be perpetrated by such young people? Four teenagers allegedly kidnapped, tortured, and killed Matthew, and he was thought to be their friend. A major issue […]

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Additional Resources

Here is a selection of resources you might find helpful:Psychology ResourcesAmerican Psychological Association Interact of Wake CountyNational Alliance on Mental Illness North Carolina Psychological AssociationLegal ResourcesAssociation of Family and Conciliation CourtsInternational Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsLegal AidLGBT ResourcesiNSIDEoUTLGBTQ Center of DurhamLGBT Center of Raleigh

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Written by Dr. Katrina Kuzyszyn-Jones(Previously published in North and South Carolina Lawyers Weekly, October 2008)What is PTSD and what does it have to do with my case?Traumatic events can include, but are not limited to, military combat, violent personal assault (rape, domestic violence), being kidnapped, being taken hostage, terrorist attack, torture, natural or manmade disasters, […]

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Integrated Psychotherapy For Offenders With Antisocial Personality Disorder

Written by Dr. Katrina Kuzyszyn-JonesAbstractThe psychological treatment of antisocial personality has fallen to the wayside because most individuals with this disorder are excluded from therapy due to the punitive philosophy of the correctional system. These individuals continue to have unhealthy interactions with others, commit crimes, and return to prison after they have served both short […]

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Bipolar Disorder

Written by Dr. Katrina Kuzyszyn-Jones(This article was written for the NC Lawyers Assistance Program in January 2009.)Colloquially known as manic-depression, effective treatment is available. What is bipolar disorder and how do you know if your client has it and needs help?Bipolar disorder used to be called manic-depression because it includes major depressive and manic episodes. […]

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Guest Writer Articles

Here is a selection of guest writer posts you might find interesting and informative:Domestic Violence and Custody, Part 1Tiffany Lesnik, AttorneyDomestic Violence and Custody, Part 2Tiffany Lesnik, AttorneyDomestic Violence and Custody, Part 3Tiffany Lesnik, AttorneyWhat’s So Important About The Therapeutic Relationship?H. Steven Moffic, MDSeparating Together and Collaborative DivorceJeff Seigle, Barbara Phillips-Bute, Christie M. Foppiano, AttorneysSomatic […]

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