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The Clinical Consult is a series of podcasts—moderated by Dr. Daniel Elchert—that covers topics of direct clinical relevance to psychology practice. Listen to any podcast from our selection below. These episodes are intended for general information and discussion purposes only and do not provide formal recommendations or clinical advice.
Dr. Anthony Bean discusses working therapeutically with video gamers and their families. He covers important aspects of this work including understanding the language of gaming, accurately identifying problem behaviors with gaming, and approaches to therapy.
Anthony M. Bean, PhD, earned his doctoral degree at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria, CA. His clinical practice is located in Fort Worth, TX, and he specializes in the therapeutic implications of video games and gaming. He is the author of Working with Video Gamers and Games in Therapy: A Clinician’s Guide and The Psychology of Zelda: Linking Our World to the Legend of Zelda Series. Dr. Anthony Bean is the founder of Geek Therapy Training and clinicians can become trained in how to use Leyline’s Geek Therapy Techniques at https://www.geektherapytraining.com
Dr. Elchert recently completed his doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of Iowa, where he also earned a master’s degree in educational measurement and statistics. He completed an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship at Michigan State University and currently lives in the Washington, DC, area.