Dosheen Cook, Ph.D.,
Clinical Psychologist (NV 482)

Dr. Cook is the former Chief of Psychology Department at Rural Services and served as an acting chief of Educational Developmental Intervention Services at the 121st Community Support Hospital. She served as an adjunct faculty in the Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada and two times recipient of the James Mikawa Ethnic Minority Award. Dr. Cook specializes in pediatric diagnostic evaluation for various complex pediatric mental health and developmental conditions including autistic spectrum disorders in particular. Dr. Cook is also bilingual and bi-cultural and an expert in minority mental health issues. For adults, she specializes in the treatment of anxiety depression, phobias, adjustment problems, and PTSD.

6490 S. McCarran
Suite 28, Building D-1
Reno, NV 89509
Phone: (775) 826-6218
Fax: (775) 826-6271

University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada
Ph. D
Program: Clinical Psychology Graduate School

University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada
Bachelors of Art
Psychology Minor: Biology
Honors: Graduated with High Distinction

Licensed in 2006 (Nevada)

2011-2012 Department of Defense
(Educational Developmental Intervention Services and the 121st Army combat support hospital)
Acting chief and clinical psychologist

2004-2011 Rural Services Center in Carson city, Nevada
Chief of Psychology Department
Self-directed Autism Program consultant

2004-2006 Reno/Sparks Indian Colony Mental Health Clinic

2002-2003 Internship at Portland Veterans Administration Medical Center

State of Nevada Mental Health and Developmental Services
(Carson Mental Health Clinic and Sierra Regional Center)

Adjunct Faculty at University of Nevada, Reno, Department of Psychology

Teaching experience: Psychology Instructor at University of Nevada, Reno (1996, 1998, 2002, 2004)

• Cook, D., & Hayes, S. C. (in press). Acceptance-based coping and the psychological adjustment of Asian and Caucasian Americans. International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy.
• Hayes, S. C., Cook, D., & et al. (2002). Psychometric properties of the Acceptance and Action Questionnaire
• Barnes-Holmes, D., Roche, B., & Hayes, S. C., Cook, D., Dymond, S., & Grey, I. (2000). Truth and falsehood. The Psychologist, 13, 441-442.
• Hayes, S. C. & Cook, D. (1999) The Rise of Clinical Behaviour Analysis. British Psychologist. 12(10), 505-509
• Cook, D. & Chun, C.(1995), The issues and strategies in counseling
• Korean Americans. In Courtland Lee (Eds.), Multicultural issues in counseling (pp. 233-256). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association
• Hayes. S.A. & Cook, D.(1995). If behavioral principles are generally applicable, why is it necessary to understand cultural diversity? Behavioral Therapist, 25, 147-148.

Conduct Positive Behavior Support (PBS) training at Rural Regional Center (2006, 2007, 2008)
• Cultural competency seminar at Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (2004)
• Comparison between acceptance and resignation at Acceptance Commitment Therapy annual conference, in Sweden (2003)
• Effective service delivery to culturally different clients for State of Nevada Mental Health/Developmental Services (1999)
• Out of sight and out of mind? At San Francisco, Association of Behavior Analysis (1996)
• Culturally sensitive psychotherapy at Washington D.C., Association of Advanced Behavioral Therapy (1996)
• Process of outcome study of Acceptance Commitment Therapy at Washington D. C., Association of Behavior Analysis
• Teaching an old dog a new trick: Second language learning in children and adults at Washington D. C. Association of Behavior Analysis (1995)
• A story about a fish head: Pro-social behavior-Altruism based on rule governed theory at Atlanta, Association of Behavior Analysis (1994)

Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule-2 (ADOS-2) Toddler edition (2012)
• Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) certification training (2007, 2012)
• Dialectic Behavior Therapy (DBT): 2010
• Positive Behavior Supports: 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010
• Combat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder 2003
• Competency evaluation to stand trial: 2008, 2009

Two-time recipient of Mikawa Minority student award