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Timothy A. Cavell, Ph.D.

Timothy A. Cavell, Ph.D.

Dr. Tim Cavell is a Clinical Psychologist who uses short-term, problem-focused therapy that builds on existing strengths. His clinical expertise includes troubled families, strong-willed children, hyperactive students, rebellious teens, depressed adolescents, worried moms, disengaged dads, distressed couples, weary wives, and lost husbands. He is also trained to treat children and teens suffering from OCD.

Dr. Cavell is a Professor in the Department of Psychological Science at the University of Arkansas. He has published two books: Working with Parents of Aggressive Children: A Practitioner’s Guide (2000), and Anger, Aggression, and Interventions for Interpersonal Violence (2006). Funding for his research has come from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Institute of Educational Sciences (IES), and Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA).

Dr. Cavell earned his PhD at LSU and did his internship at the Morrison Center for Youth and Families in Portland, OR. He and his wife, Lauri, have 3 children.