James K. Luiselli, Ed.D., ABPP, BCBA   

Senior Vice President-Applied Research, Clinical Training, and Peer Review
Director-Internship Program in Clinical Psychology
The May Institute Inc.
41 Pacella Park Drive
Randolph, MA 02368
tele: 781-437-1205
fax: 781-437-1220

Dr. Luiselli is a licensed psychologist, certified health provider, diplomat in behavioral psychology from The American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Counseling Psychology, Rehabilitation, and Special Education, Northeastern University. Within May Institute he is Director of the Predoctoral Internship Program in Clinical Psychology and the Program of Professional Continuing Education.

Dr. Luiselli is active in clinical treatment, consultation, and research. In 1996 he was ranked by the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy (AABT) as one of the "top 50" most published authors in the behavior analysis and therapy literature for the period 1974 through 1994. The journal, Research in Developmental Disabilities (2000) listed him as the 8th most published researcher in the developmental disabilities field from 1979 through 1999. He has authored more than 240 publications including the books, Behavioral Medicine and Developmental Disabilities (Springer-Verlag), Self-Injurious Behavior: Analysis, Assessment, and Treatment (Springer-Verlag), Antecedent Control: Innovative Approaches to Behavioral Support (Paul H. Brookes), Behavior Psychology in the Schools: Innovations in Evaluation, Support, and Consultation (The Haworth Press), and Antecedent Assessment and Intervention: Supporting Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Community Settings (Paul H. Brookes). His most recent book, Effective Practices for Children with Autism: Educational and Behavior Support Interventions That Work, will be published in 2007 by Oxford University Press.

Dr. Luiselli has been the Senior Editor of four special-topic journal issues published in Behavior Modification, Mental Health Aspects of Developmental Disabilities, Child & Family Behavior Therapy, and the Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities. He was a Contributing Editor the Habilitative Mental Healthcare Newsletter, and currently is an Associate Editor for Education and Treatment of Children and The International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy. He also is a Contributing Writer for The New England Psychologist and serves on the Board of Editors of six peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, Mental Health Aspects of Developmental Disabilities, and Medical Science Monitor. In 1999, he was selected to the national Expert Consensus Panel for the Treatment of Psychiatric and Behavioral Problems in Mental Retardation for the guideline series published by The American Journal on Mental Retardation.