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Expert Guide 2016

Monmouth University's Marketing and Communications Division offers a database of experts for use by press and media contacts. It includes Monmouth University faculty members and administrators, and their specific areas of expertise.

The purpose of the database is to provide reporters with a resource for finding experts to quote when they are working on news stories related to a variety of topics.

Use the list of available topics at left to all experts in that particular area. Or you can use the search form below.

Please contact Tara Peters at 732-263-5690 during regular business hours to speak with any individual in the expert database.

Alan A. Cavaiola, PhD

Expertise: Professional Counseling

Psychiatric problems (depression, suicide, alcoholism, drug addiction, workplace stress, etc.)

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George Kapalka, PhD

Expertise: Professional Counseling

Dr. Kapalka can speak on the following topics: clinical psychology, psychopharmacology, child and adolescent psychology, learning disabilities, and forensic psychology.


He is a clinical psychologist and mental health counselor who holds board certifications in several areas of practice. He has been in practice for over 20 years and primarily focuses on the treatment of children and adolescents with behavioral, emotional and learning disorders. For over a decade, he has been a member of medical staff at Meridian Health, Brick Hospital Division, and a primary care hospital. In addition, Dr. Kapalka is school-certified in NJ and heads a state-accredited Independent Child Study Team. Dr. Kapalka’s research program has focused on the education and treatment of youth with disruptive disorders, as well as the use of nutritional and herbal supplements in the treatment of children and adolescents. He is an author of five books (one of which is translated into eight foreign languages) and dozens of professional publications and presentations. He received a PhD from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

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