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Jonathon Larson


Dr. Jonathon E. Larson, L.C.P.C., C.R.C. is an assistant professor of rehabilitation psychology and counseling at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. He is the director of research at the Joint Research Programs in Psychiatric Rehabilitation and an editorial board member of the American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation. His publications and training curricula have covered topics in psychiatric vocational rehabilitation, motivational interviewing, neurofeedback practitioner variables, psycho-educational groups, barriers to employment, evidence-based practice dissemination, stages of change in employment, practitioner burnout, practitioner influences on outcomes, mental health leadership, and mental illness stigma. He has 13 years of experience teaching therapy and psychiatric rehabilitation skills to practitioners and university students. Jon has 17 years of experience providing psychiatric rehabilitation services for individuals with psychiatric disabilities in various settings. He operates a solo practice and provides cognitive behavioral therapy, neurofeedback, progressive muscle relaxation, temperature training, skin conductance training, and heart rate variability training for mental health, substance abuse, and employment problems.

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Relevant Publications:

Larson, J.E., & Corrigan, P.W. (2010). Psychotherapy for self-stigma among rural clients. Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session, 66(5), 524-536.

Larson, J.E., Ryan, C.B., & Baerentzen, M.B. (2010). Practitioner perspectives of neurofeedback therapy for mental health and physiological disorders. Journal of Neurotherapy, 14, 280-290.

Vernale, M.A., Larson, J.E., & Van De Kreeke, D.M. (2010). An employment model to increase employment rates and reduce recidivism for parolees with mental illness. Journal of Behavior Analysis - Offender and Victim Treatment and Prevention. 2, 161-170.

Ben-Zeev, D., Larson, J.E., & Sarratt, M. (2010). A possible role for progressive muscle relaxation in the treatment of persecutory ideation in people with schizophrenia. Medical Hypotheses, 75(6), 568-571.

Larson, J.E., Hautamaki, J., Tsang, H., Lam, C.S., Lee, Y.T., Jin, S., & Shi, K. (2009). Employer experience with disabilities in Beijing, Hong Kong, and Chicago. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 12(4), 317-329.

Larson, J.E., & Gouwens, J.A. (2008). The relationship between Leader Member Exchange and burnout in psychiatric rehabilitation workers. Journal of Rehabilitation Administration, 32, 5-14.

Larson, J.E., & Corrigan, P.W. (2008). The stigma of families with mental illness. Academic Psychiatry, 32, 87-91.

Larson. J.E. (2008). User-Friendly Motivational Interviewing and Evidence-Based Supported Employment Tools for Employment Practitioners. Journal of Rehabilitation, 74(4), 18-30.

Larson, J.E., Barr, L.K., Corrigan, P.W., Kuwabara, S.A., Boyle, M.G., & Glenn, T.L. (2007). Perspectives on benefits and costs of work from individuals with psychiatric disabilities. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 26, 71-77.

Larson, J.E., & Lane, F.J. (2007). A review of courtesy stigma for rehabilitation educators. Rehabilitation Education, 20, 247-252.

Larson, J.E., Boyle, M.G., Barr, L.K., Glenn, T.L., & Kuwabara, S.A. (2007). Process and outcome analysis of a supported employment program for people with psychiatric disabilities. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 10(4), 339-353.

Larson, J.E., & Corrigan, P.W. (2007). Beating the stigma of mental illness. Rivista Sperimentale di Freniatria. Vol. CXXXI No. 2, 31-42.

Corrigan, P.W, Larson, J.E., & Kuwabara, S. (2007). Mental illness stigma and the fundamental components of supported employment. Rehabilitation Psychology, 52, 451-457.