Clinical Program Area - Faculty

Faculty in Clinical Psychology



Drew Anderson
Ph.D., 1997, Louisiana State University.

Assessment and treatment of eating disorders; Psychological and medical problems associated with obesity.

  James Boswell
Ph.D., 2011, Pennsylvania State University

Process and outcome of psychotherapy; principles and mechanisms of change in psychosocial interventions; emotion; psychotherapy training; dissemination and implementation of evidence-based practices; the integration of science and practice




Kristin Christodulu
Ph.D., 2000, University at Albany, SUNY.

The Autism Program Quality Indicators (APQI); Social Support for Siblings of Children with Autism; Non-Aversive Behavioral Interventions for Reducing Sleep Disturbances; Feeding and Eating Disorders in Autism; Peer Victimization; Preventing Challenging Behavior with Positive Family Intervention.




Mitch Earleywine
Ph.D., 1991, Indiana University.

Addictive behaviors; marijuana, alcohol, and stimulant abuse.




John P. Forsyth
Ph.D., 1997, West Virginia University.

Experimental Psychopathology and Treatment-Oriented Research on Emotional Regulatory Processes (e.g., acceptance, experiential avoidance, fusion) in the Anxiety Disorders; Acceptance and Mindfulness-Based Behavior Therapies (e.g., ACT, FAP, DBT); Process-Oriented Psychosocial Treatment Development; Theoretical and Philosophical Issues in Behavior Analysis and Therapy.




Elana Gordis
Ph.D., 1998, University of Southern California.

Effects of Family Violence on Psychophysiological Arousal; Chronicity of Violence Exposure & the Biological Stress Response.




Leslie F. Halpern
Ph.D., 1989, Vanderbilt University.

Emotion Regulation & Coping; Child Temperament; Pediatric Psychology; Developmental Psychopathology.




Julia M. Hormes
Ph.D., 2010, University of Pennsylvania.

Psychosocial and Cultural Determinants of Ingestive and Addictive Behaviors; Psychosocial Functioning in Chronic Illness.

Betty Lin
Ph.D., 2016, Arizona State University

Developmental psychopathology; prenatal and early life stress; risk, resilience, and adaptation; mental health disparities in minority populations; behavioral and psychophysiological stress responsivity; temperament; parent-child relations; infant and early childhood socioemotional development.


Hazel M. Prelow, Director of Clinical Training
Ph.D., 1996, University of North Texas.

Sociocultural Influences on Stress and Coping Processes in Adolescents; Minority Mental Health Issues; Cross-Ethnic and Cross-Race Measurement Equivalence.



Edelgard Wulfert
Ph.D., 1987, University of North Carolina - Greensboro.

Deficits in Self-Regulation (Compulsive Gambling, Alcohol Abuse & Prevention, Sexually Risky Behaviors); Assessment and Treatment Research (Physiological Arousal and Cue Reactivity, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies).


Emeritus/Adjunct Faculty

Edward Blanchard, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, Emeritus
Angela Antonikowski, Ph.D.
David Barlow, Ph.D.
Susan Chalmers, Ph.D.
Mina Dunnam, Ph.D.
V. Mark Durand, Ph.D.
Jerid Fisher, Ph.D.
Robert Gillen, Ph.D.
Ed Hickling, Ph.D.
Kristin Knapp-Ines, Ph.D.
Julie K. Lynch, Ph.D.
Michael McCann, Ph.D.
Bruce F. Nelson, Ph.D.
Steve Nozik, Ph.D.
Roberto Ochoa, Psy.D.
Pat O'Gorman, Ph.D.
Melissa Rinaldi, Ph.D.
Warren Wallis, Ph.D.
Holly Westervelt, Ph.D.

Links and Documents
American Psychological Association
Clinical Student Handbook