Anthony Hains is a licensed psychologist in Wisconsin and teaches courses in counseling psychology, essentials of counseling, advanced counseling strategies, and counseling children and adolescents. His research interests include cognitive behavioral interventions for youths with chronic illness and interventions to improve adherence in adolescents with complex medical regimens; adolescent appraisals of peer and adult reactions to medical adherence in social situations and this impact on self-care efforts around others; and role of emotional and cognitive factors in adherence efforts and metabolic control in adolescents with diabetes.
Hains writes about pediatric psychology, and cognitive behavioral interventions. He earned M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Notre Dame.
Hains is currently investigating factors related to adherence behavior in adolescents with Type 1 diabetes. He is also developing a cognitive behavioral treatment manual as part of an intervention study to help older adolescents and young adults with Type 1 diabetes improve their self-management of diabetes stressors.
Journal of Pediatric Psychology