Dr. Sanders has worked in the mental health field for over 20 years.  Prior to earning his Ph.D., he had served as a clinical director for Holistic Counseling & Therapies, Inc. in Laurel, MD and for Cornerstone Counseling and Education Services in Gettysburg and Hanover, PA.  He has served as an instructor for the State of Maryland, Office of Education and Training for Addictions Services teaching Pharmacology of Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse and other courses.

Dr. Sanders has published numerous EEG cortical activity studies and other studies related to his clinical work while at the University of Miami, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, and at Nova Southeastern University, Neuropsychology Assessment Center.

Some Examples of Clinically Relevant Research Publications

Sanders, C., Field, T., Diego, M., & Kaplan, M.  (2000).  The relationship of internet use to depression and social isolation among adolescents.  Adolescence, 35(138), 237-242.

Sanders, C., Field, T., Diego, M., & Kaplan, M.  (2000).  Moderate sports involvement lowers depression in adolescents.  Adolescence, 35, 794-797.

Sanders, C., Field, T., & Diego, M.  (2001).  Adolescent's academic expectations and achievement.  Adolescence, 36(144), 795-802.

Sanders, C., Jalazzo, M., King, J., Lampton, H., & Golden, C.  (2001).  Effectiveness of memory measures in differentiating ADHD, reading disorder, and psychiatric problems.  Poster presentation at the National Academy of Neuropsychology, San Francisco, CA.  Abstract in (2001) Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 16(8), 784-785.

Espe-Pfeiffer, P., Mahrou, M., Pospisil, T., Selden, J., Sanders, C., Aucone, E. & Golden, C.  (2000).  Discrimination of types of dementia by an abbreviated neuropsychological battery.  Poster presentation at the National Academy of Neuropsychology, Orlando, FL.

Sutton, S.K., Burnette, C.P., Mundy, P.C., Meyer, J., Vaughan, A., Sanders, C., & Yale, M.  (2005).  Resting cortical brain activity and social behavior in higher functioning children with autism.  Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 46:2, 211-222.

Field, T., Field, T., Sanders, C., & Nadel, J.  (2001).  Children with autism display more social behaviors after repeated imitation sessions.  Autism, 5(3), 317-323.

Diego, M.A., Field, T. & Sanders, C.E. (2003). Academic Performance, Popularity and Depression Predict Adolescent Substance Use. Adolescence, 38, 35-42.

Field, T., Diego, M., & Sanders, C. (2002). Adolescents’ parent and peer relationships. Adolescence, 37(145), 121-130.

Silver, M., Field, T., Sanders, C., & Diego, M. (2001). Angry adolescents worrying about becoming violent. Adolescence, 35, 663-669.

Field, T., Diego, M., & Sanders, C. (2001). Exercise positively affects adolescents’ relationships and academics. Adolescence, 36(141), 105-110.

Field, T., Diego, M., & Sanders, C. (2001). Adolescent suicidal ideation. Adolescence, 36(142), 241-248.

Field, T., Diego, M., & Sanders, C. (2001). Adolescent depression and risk factors. Adolescence, 36(143), 491-498.

Additional Research

Sanders, C., Fernandez, M., Diego, M., Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., & Roca, A. (2002). EEG asymmetry responses to lavender and rosemary aromas in adults and infants. International Journal of Neuroscience, 112, 1305-1320.

​Diego, M.A., Field, T., Sanders, C. & Hernandez-Reif, M. (2004). Massage therapy of moderate and light pressure and vibrator effects on EEG and Heart Rate. International Journal of Neuroscience, 114, 31-44.

Fernandez, M., Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Diego, M., Sanders, C., & Roca, A. (2004). EEG during lavender and rosemary exposure in infants of depressed and non-depressed mothers. Infant Behavior & Development, 27, 91-100.

Fernandez, M., Blass, E., Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Diego, M., & Sanders, C. (2003). Sucrose attenuates a negative electroencephalographic response to an aversive stimulus for newborns. Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics,24(4), 1-6.

Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Largie, S., Cullen, C., Beutler, J., Sanders, C., Weiner, W., Rodriguez-Bateman, D., Zelaya, L., Schanberg, S., & Kuhn, C. (2002). Parkinson’s disease symptoms are differentially affected by massage therapy vs. progressive muscle relaxation: a pilot study. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 6(3), 177-182.