Dr. Tim Cavell is a Clinical Psychologist who uses short-term, problem-focused therapy that builds on existing strengths. He works with troubled families, strong-willed children, hyperactive students, rebellious teens, depressed adolescents, worried moms, disengaged dads, and distressed couples, as well with adults who struggle with long-standing emotional problems. Tim is also trained to treat children and teens suffering from OCD.
Tim is Professor of Psychological Science at the University of Arkansas. He has authored over 100 scientific papers and has published 4 books, including one for parents, Good Enough Parenting (https://www.apa.org/pubs/books/good-enough-parenting). His research has been funded by the Department of Education, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and the Department of Defense. Tim is a member of the Research Advisory Council for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and is on the Board of Educational Affairs for the American Psychological Association and the Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.
Tim earned his PhD at LSU and he interned at the Morrison Center for Youth and Families in Portland, OR. He and his wife, Lauri, have 3 children.