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Brian Stagner

Emeritus Clinical Professor
Areas of Speciality
  • Clinical
Contact
  • stagner@tamu.edu
Rank
Clinical Professor

Research Interests

Psychotherapy, Assessment, Ethics

My work focuses on the professional side of psychology, including professional ethics, the economics of mental health care, and the delivery of psychological services. I served as Chair of the Texas psychology board, and I am continuing to write on the interface between ethics, public policy, and promoting the practice of psychology.

Recent Publications

Stagner, B. H. (2011). Strong evidence for the efficacy of the relationship in psychotherapy.  Review of Norcross, J.C. (Ed.) (2011) Psychotherapy relationships that work: Evidence-based responsiveness (2nd ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.PsycCRITIQUES—Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 55(51). Retrieved  from the PsycCRITIQUES database.

Morey, L.C. & Stagner, B.H. (2012)  Narcissistic pathology as core personality dysfunction:  Comparing DSM-IV and the DSM-5 proposal for narcissistic personality disorder.  Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session. 68(8) 908-921 R

Stagner, B.H. (2012).  Learning from Minuchin.  Review of Salvador Minuchin on Family Therapy with Salvador Minuchin, MD and Jay Lappin, LCSW (2011).  An instructional tape from Psychotherapy.Net. PsycCRITIQUES—Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 57(39). Retrieved  from the PsycCRITIQUES database

Stagner, B. H. (2013). Looking At Artists Through a Psychoanalytic Lens: Review of Hamilton, J.W. (2012)  A psychoanalytic approach to visual artists.  London, Karnac Books. PsycCRITIQUES—Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 58(9). Retrieved  from the PsycCRITIQUES database.

Stagner, B.H. (2013). Oh looky! Here comes the DSM-5! Texas Psychologist, 64,(2) 15-19.

Stagner, B. H. (2016). Psychoanalysis and scientific credibility: How can philosophy help?  Review of Boag, S., Brakel,L.A. & Talvitie, V. (Eds.) (2015) Philosophy, Science and Psychoanalysis: A critical meeting. London, Karnac Books. PsycCRITIQUES, Vol 61(1), 2016 Retrieved  from the PsycCRITIQUES database.
Stagner, B. H. (2016) What should we mean by “ethics”?  Review of Sadler, J.Z., Van Staden, W. C.W. & Fulford, K. W. M. (Eds.) (2016) Oxford handbook of psychiatric ethics.  Volumes 1 & 2.  Cambridge, Oxford University Press.  PsycCRITIQUES, Vol 61(34), 2016 Retrieved  from the PsycCRITIQUES database.