James A. Cates, Ph.D., ABPP

Cates & Associates, Inc.
P.O. Box 5391
Fort Wayne, IN 46895-5391
Phone: 260-493-3980 or 800-483-4364; Fax: 260-424-3530 http://catesandassociates.us


B.A., George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (1979). Major: Psychology
M.A., George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (1982). Major: Psychology
Ph.D., Purdue University–Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN (1993).
            Specialization: Clinical Rehabilitation Psychology


Indiana Basic License, 1994 to present

Health Service Provider in Psychology, 1994 to present

Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor, State of Indiana, Behavioral Health Board, 2010 to present

Diplomate in Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology, 1999 to present


Cates Associates, Inc., 1/03 to present: private practice group


Cates, J., and Graham, L. (2002). Psychological assessment of the Old Order Amish: Unraveling the enigma. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 35(2), 155-161.

Graham, L., and Cates, J. (2002). Healthcare and sequestered cultures: A perspective from the Old Order Amish. Journal of Multicultural Nursing and Health, 8(3).

Cates, J. (2005). Facing away: Mental health treatment with the Old Order Amish. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 59(4), 371-383.

Weber, C., Cates, J. Carey, S. (2010). A drug and alcohol intervention with Old Order Amish youth: Dancing on the Devil's Playground. Journal of Groups in Addiction and Recovery, 5(2), 97-112.

Cates, J. (2011). Of course it’s confidential: Only the community knows: Mental health interventions with the Old Order Amish. In Johnson, W. B., and Koocher, G. P., Casebook on Ethically Challenging Work Settings in Mental Health and the Behavioral Sciences. New York: Oxford University Press.

Cates, J. (2013). Amish. In S. Jeffers and M. Nelson (Eds.), A Spiritual PDR.

Cates, J., & Weber, C. (2013). A substance use survey with Old Order Amish adolescents: Perceptions of peer alcohol and drug use. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 21(3), 193-203.

Cates, J., & Weber, C. (2013). An alcohol and drug intervention with Old Order Amish youth: Preliminary results of culturally segregated class participation. Journal of Groups in Addiction and Recovery, 8(2), 112-128.

Cates, J. (2014). Serving the Amish: A Cultural Guide for Professionals. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

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