Faculty

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY PHD SAN DIEGO FACULTY

Kristi Alexander, PhD
Associate Professor
PhD, 1992; University of Alabama
Research interests: Pediatric and child clinical psychology with special interest in social skills and children’s injuries

Omar Alhassoon, PhD
Assistant Professor
PhD, 2003; San Diego State University/University of California, San Diego
Research interests: Neuropsychological assessment; multimodal neuroimaging including magnetic resonance spectroscopy and diffusion tensor imaging; CNS changes in alcohol and drug dependence and abstinence; neuroimaging and neuropsychological correlates of psychopathy and other personality characteristics; research synthesis and meta-analysis; efficacy and effectiveness of online psychology education

Sopagna Eap Braje, PhD
Assistant Professor, San Diego, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 2008; University of Oregon
Research interests: Cultural context of psychopathology; cultural competency in mental health services; health disparities; health risk behaviors; family dynamics; community intervention/prevention programs

Milton Z. Brown, PhD
Associate Professor
PhD, 2002; University of Washington
Research interests: Personality disorders; suicidality and self-injury; shame and self-hatred; rejection sensitivity; cognitive-behavior therapy; exposure therapy; dialectical behavior therapy

Joanne E. Callan, PhD
Distinguished Professor, 
PhD, 1970; University of Texas
Research interests: Life span development (development, adjustment, psychopathology, and treatment from a psychoanalytic perspective); psychology of women; gender identity development; application of psychoanalytic theories (attachment and object relations); education and training in psychology; professional ethics

Constance J. Dalenberg, PhD
Distinguished Professor
PhD, 1983; University of Denver
Research interests: Countertransference; memory for trauma child abuse; trauma-related disorders, dissociation; recovered repressed memory; ethics and standards in psychology; empirical foundations of psychoanalytic concepts; trauma related to racism and discrimination

Richard N. Gevirtz, PhD
Distinguished Professor
PhD, 1971; DePaul University
Research interests: Scientific study of mind/body medicine modalities; physiological patterning in stress-related disorders; clinical protocols for biofeedback training; mediators of autonomic control; anxiety disorders; heart rate variability (HRV) measurement and biofeedback

Kristen E. Jastrowski Mano, PhD
Assistant Professor
PhD, 2006; University of Wisconsin
Research interests: Pediatric psychology: pediatric chronic pain, pain catastrophizing, parent and family factors, cognitive-behavioral interventions, mindfulness-based stress reduction; child clinical psychology: anxiety disorders, multicultural issues in assessment

Alan J. Lincoln, PhD
Professor; Program Coordinator, Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate Program
PhD, 1980; California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego; MSCP in Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2004; California School of Professional Psychology
Research interests: Early childhood psychopathology; biological and neuropsychological basis of autism and neurodevelopmental disorders; neurodevelopmental effects of child abuse; attention deficit/hyperactivity and severe language disorders; assessment of children; differential diagnosis and treatment of childhood psychopathology

Adele S. Rabin, PhD
Professor 
PhD, 1984; University of Houston
Research interests: Major depression: prediction, assessment, treatment, and cross-cultural issues; women’s mental health; psychological factors affecting physical health

Irwin S. Rosenfarb, PhD
Professor
PhD, 1986; University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Research interests: Schizophrenia; mood disorders; the role of cultural factors in the course and treatment of severe psychopathology

Jill Stoddard, PhD
Assistant Professor, San Diego, Clinical PhD and PsyD Programs
PhD, 2007; Boston University
Research interests: Adult anxiety disorders (including PTSD); chronic pain; Cognitive Behavioral Therapies; Acceptance & Commitment Therapy; mindfulness; overweight and obesity

Donald J. Viglione, Jr, PhD
ProfessorPhD, 1981; Long Island University
Research interests: Rorschach and personality assessment; assessment of malingering and response manipulation; child psychopathology; trauma, dangerousness, and sexual offenses

Affiliated Research Faculty: 

Wayne Bardwell, PhD

Kerri Boutelle, PhD

Erika Swift Holtermann, PhD

Patricia Judd, PhD

Dennis Reaves, PhD