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Kent State University
Ph.D. March, 1979San Diego State University
Dissertation Title: The Development of a Social Skills Inventory (S.S.I.)
Cognate: Group Dynamics (Organizational Development)
M. S. Degree June, 1969San Diego State University
Major: Counseling (Vocational Rehabilitation)
B. A. Degree June, 1967Western Behavioral Science Institute
Professional training program for facilitators involving all aspects of sensitivity groups and T-group methodsTemple University School of Medicine
Department of PsychiatryJoint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals
Behavioral Therapy Institute under the direction of Dr. Joseph Wolpe
Surveyors Training of Psychiatric FacilitiesLicensed Psychologist State of Ohio #1730 Date: 2/7/75
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor State of Ohio # E-548
Divorce Casualties: Protecting Your Children from Parental Alienation. Published by Taylor Publishing. 1998
Divorce Casualties: Understanding Parental Alienation. Published by the Taylor Publishing Group, New York, New York. 2008
Not in the Best Interest of the Child, North Dakota Law Review, August, 1999
Parental Alienation and its Impact on Legal and Mental Health Systems. Part I and II. DVD (223) Life Messages, Inc.
Baker, A.J.L., & Darnall, D. (2006) Behaviors and strategies of parental alienation: A survey of parental experiences. Journal of Divorce and Remarriage, 45 (1/2) 97-124.
Baker, A.J.L. & Darnall, D. (2007) A Construct Validation Study of the Eight Components of Parental Alienation Syndrome. Journal of Divorce and Remarriage. 47(1/2) 55-75.
Darnall, D.C. & Steinberg, B.F. (2008) Motivational models for spontaneous reunification with alienated children Part I. Article accepted for publication. Journal of Family Therapy. 36 (2) 107-115.
Darnall, D.C. & Steinberg, B.F. (2008) Motivational models for spontaneous reunification with alienated children Part II. Article accepted for publication. Journal of Family Therapy. 36 (3) 253-261.
Darnall, D.C. (May 25, 2010) Beyond Divorce Casualties: Reunifying the Alienated Family. Roman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Lanham, Maryland.
Darnall, D.C. (July, 2011) The Psychosocial Treatment of Parental Alienation. Child Adolescent Psychiatric Clin. N. Am. 479-494.
Youngstown State University Guidance and Counseling: Behavioral Therapy, Alcoholic Counseling, Human Sexuality, Abnormal Behavior, Crisis Intervention, Personality Theory, Statistics I, Psychology I, and D.S.M. III Psychodiagnostics
Kent State University Small Group Process, Human Sexuality, and Principals of Organizational Change
American Psychological Association
Ohio Psychological Association
Liberty Business Association (past president)
Ohio School Board Association
Association of Family & Conciliation Courts
Society for Personality Assessment
On the Editorial Board for the American Journal of Family Therapy (2009-2011).
Chief Executive Officer PsyCare, Inc.
2980 Belmont Avenue
Youngstown, Ohio 44505 11/ 1985 Present
Private Practice, Clinical Psychologist PsyCare, Inc.
2980 Belmont Avenue
Youngstown, Ohio 44505
Provide psychotherapy, assessment and consultation 05/ 1980 Present
Weathersfield School Board (President 1999 2000)Trumbull County Family Court
Mineral Ridge, Ohio 44440 Jan, 1998 Dec. 2005
220 Main Avenue, S. W.
P. O. Box 1350
Warren, Ohio 44482
Supervised Psychology Department and conduct forensic and custody evaluations. 8/ 1983 Retired
Youngstown State UniversityJoint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals
Departments of Graduate Education & Psychology
410 Wick Avenue
Youngstown, Ohio 44503
Taught Human Sexuality, Behavior Therapy, Alcoholism, Abnormal Behavior, Crisis Intervention, Personality Theory, Statistics I, Psychology 560, and D.S.M. III Psychodiagnostics. Sept. 1976 6/1994
Participated in Team Surveys for psychiatric and substance abuse in-patient facilities. June/1987 6/88
Woodside Receiving HospitalDaybreak
800 E. Indianola Avenue
Youngstown, Ohio 44502
Director of Psychological Services Responsible for program management, supervision, psychological evaluations as well as providing individual and group psychotherapy. Served as member of the Hospitals Executive Committee, Utilization Review Committee, Patient Care Audit Committee, and as Chairperson of Patient/Staff Humanization, Programming, and Open Hospital Committees. Feb. 1977 May 1980
Children & Family Services
420 Oak Hill Avenue
Youngstown, Ohio 44502
Program Director Responsible for implementing crisis intervention program for runaway adolescents. Immediate responsibilities included staff and case supervision, fiscal management, public relations, and community liaison.
Jan. 1976 Feb. 1977
Kent State UniversityTownhall II
Department of Allied Sciences
Part-time Instructor Responsible for teaching small group process and human sexuality. Jan. 1973 1977
Coordinator of Psychological Services Responsible for providing counseling services to individuals involved in severe emotional crisis. Responsibilities included interviewing, referrals, counseling, and program evaluation. Also responsible for recruitment and supervision of volunteer counselors. Provided consultation and training for volunteer para-professionals.
March 1973 Jan. 1976
Executive Director Developed the institute to assist individuals in making major life transitions, e.g. divorced, widowed. The program placed emphasis on workshops and individual counseling. Responsibilities included budget management and program development. Jan. 1971 Sept. 1971
Dr. Darnall has appeared in court on over one hundred (100) cases in eleven (11) States involving issues of custody, parental alienation syndrome, parental alienation, and other forensic matters. He has also appeared on the Montel Show and Court TV. Reference to his work has been cited in over 50 newspaper articles. He has given presentations at both State and National Conferences including the Missouri State Bar and North Dakota State Bar Associations, AFCC, Children's Rights Council, and Local and State Bar Associations addressing visitation of alienation and parenting.
Outstanding professional and personal references are available upon request.
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