Ester A. Cohen, Ph.D.
Esther Cohen is the Clinical Director at the
Children's Learning Center, a non-public school for
students with special needs. She as an Associate Professor at the
University of the Pacific Psychology Department from 1979-1994 and
taught courses in applied behavior analysis, and marital and family
therapy. As a part-time instructor at USF, she has taught Problem
Solving Counseling and Prevention and Intervention in Schools. Her
interests include children's peer relations,
children's self-esteem, and developing positive programs
to enhance children's success in the school setting.
Ph.D., Developmental-Clinical Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City
M.A., Psychology-Applied Behavior Analysis, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
B.A., Psychology, Boston University, MA
Children’s peer relations and social skills; children’s social-cognitive development; family interactions; race relations in children; role of empathy in childhood disorders.
- Prevention and Intervention in Schools
- Problem-Solving Counseling
- Assessment and the Counselor
Adams, P., Katz, R.C., Beauchamp, K., Cohen, E.A., &
Zavis, D. (1993). Body dissatisfaction, eating disorders ad
depression: A developmental perspective. Journal of Child and Family
Studies, 2, 37-46.