Kenny Luck

April 13, 2015

Successful Psychosocial Profiles in Maintaining Weight Loss

With two-thirds of the United States population either overweight or obese, much attention has been paid to dieting and weight loss in recent years. So-called “miracle” […]
April 7, 2015

Moral Development: What the Experts are Saying

For more than two thousand years, psychologists and philosophers alike have been probing the question, “What does it mean to be moral?” It’s only been a […]
March 30, 2015

What Makes an Effective Therapist?

Many professionals may ask: What makes an effective therapist? Although no one answer to this question may emerge, there are, as it happens, approaches to therapeutic […]
March 24, 2015

Achieving Self-Actualization, the Maslow Way

Abraham Maslow remains a pivotal figure in contemporary psychology. Known for his “Hierarchy of Needs,” Maslow helped to distinguish himself and his ideas from the dominant […]
March 18, 2015

How to Live ‘Rationally’: Using CBT and REBT to Tackle Self-Defeating Thinking

What does it mean to “live rationally”? This question has been around for a long time. Since the time of Plato and Aristotle more than 2,000 […]
March 17, 2015

Do you know how to avoid Burnout? 6 Simple Tips for Clinicians

Career burnout remains a problem for Mental Health Professionals (MHPs). According to a 2012 study, “. . . [t]he mental health field has paid relatively little […]
March 2, 2015

Is Psychology a Science? Thoughts for Mental Health Professionals

Since its inception in the late nineteenth century, the field of psychology has undergone various revolutions and transformations: From Freud’s psychoanalysis to modern approaches to Cognitive Behavioral […]
February 24, 2015

Finding Meaning in Life

In the aftermath of the Second World War, a pivotal work of psychology emerged. Written by a survivor of the Auschwitz death camp, “Man’s Search for […]
February 17, 2015

Emotional Intelligence: Key to Success

For decades, standard conceptions of “intelligence” have been called into question by psychologists and academic researchers alike. It wasn’t until recently—in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s—that […]
February 10, 2015

Coat and Blanket Drive Underway

John G. Kuna, Psy.D. & Associates is now accepting unused coats and blankets to benefit families throughout NEPA. Donations will be distributed to Keystone Rescue Mission Alliance. […]
February 3, 2015

Practice News and Updates

Please join me in welcoming the newest member to our team: Jill Majeski, M.A. You can read more about Jill’s experience and research interests here. Also keep […]
January 1, 2015

Happiness a New, Old Idea

Happiness is a sought after goal by many people, but it remains more elusive than ever, it seems. Americans in particular have become wealthier—generally speaking—live longer […]