About Mervin Smucker
Psychologist, consultant, and trainer Dr. Mervin R. Smucker remains highly sought after as a keynote speaker and presenter of workshops and seminars on the subject of imagery rescripting. The 2010 presentations of Dr. Mervin R. Smucker include a keynote address and workshop at the 33rd AACBT National Conference in Melbourne, Australia, and a workshop with E. Roediger on “Imagery Rescripting and Schema Therapy” at the International Society of Schema Therapy in Berlin, Germany.
A prolific author of books and articles published in professional journals, Dr. Mervin R. Smucker co-authored the book Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Adult Survivors of Childhood Trauma: Imagery, Rescripting, and Reprocessing. “The authors provide an innovative, compassionate, imagery-based treatment approach for victims of sexual abuse…Highly recommended,” wrote Donald Meichenbaum, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, and a founder of cognitive behavioral modification.
Recognized internationally for his innovative training seminars and workshops on how to treat trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder with imagery rescripting, Dr. Mervin R. Smucker served as a Guest Professor at the Institut für Psychologie at Universität Freiburg in Germany. On a continuing basis, Dr. Mervin R. Smucker presents at hospitals and training sites throughout Europe as a guest lecturer, clinical supervisor, and consultant.
As a Research Fellow at an inpatient psychiatric hospital affiliated with the University of Oslo, Dr. Mervin R. Smucker oversaw clinical research projects, the supervision of therapists, and data analysis. Dr. Mervin R. Smucker first developed imagery rescripting as a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry in the Center for Cognitive Therapy at the University of Pennsylvania.
Recognized for the use of the methodology in conducting cognitive behavioral therapy, Dr. Mervin R. Smucker twice received votes from his peers as one of Milwaukee’s top psychologists. In addition, Science Direct ranked an article that he co-authored in the Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry as Number Two on a list of the “Top 25 Hottest Articles” from October 2009 to September 2010.