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John Stellern, Ed.D.

Professor Emeritus

Special Education faculty at the University of WyomingEducation:

Ed.D.  University of Northern Colorado
M.A.  California State University, Los Angeles
B.A.  University of California, Berkeley


Email: (Preferred method)
Phone: 307-766-6400
Office: Education Building 340

Research and Interests:

Behavior change models, including:

  • Personality/behavior theory-based change models
  • Counseling
  • Hypnosis
  • Stress management
  • Meditation
  • Energy psychology
  • Behavior management

Stress and trauma:

  • Coping and resilience

Educational interventions regarding learning and behavior problems, including:

  • Comprehensive evaluations
  • Measurable goals
  • Emotional disturbance
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Learning style
  • Curriculum match,
  • RTI
  • PBIS
  • Functional behavioral assessment
  • Behavior/classroom management
  • Change agents

Caring community, to include:

  • Therapeutic alliance
  • Mediation
  • Community building 


  • Mild-moderate disabilities
  • Assessment
  • Positive behavior support and management
  • Introduction to Special Education

Affiliations, Associations, Consultation:

  • American Psychological Association
  • Diplomate, American Board of Professional Psychology
  • Council for Exceptional Children
  • Wyoming Psychological Association
  • California Psychological Association
  • Fellow, American Academy of School Psychology
  • Licensed psychologist, Wyoming and California
  • Society for Personality Assessment
  • Association for the Advancement of Meridian Energy Techniques
  • Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology

John Stellern's Vita

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