Clinical Psychology (PhD)

Associate Professor  |   San Diego Campus
Research Interests:

Research interest: neuropsychology and neuroimaginging in the fields of substance abuse (alcohol, methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, etc), HIV, personality disorders, and late-life depression, and dementia. Refugee mental health and treatment. Clinical specialty: neuropsychological assessment in adults. Areas of future expansion: Transgender and bisexual discrimination and refugee mental health and treatment.

Associate Professor & Program Director  |   San Diego Campus
Research Interests:

Dr. Allard's clinical and research expertise is in posttraumatic distress. Her program of research focuses on the impact of interpersonal trauma, including risk and resiliency factors, cultural moderators, and intervention implications. In particular, she is interested in the differential effects of interpersonal trauma versus non-interpersonal trauma, and specifically the roles of betrayal level and misplaced guilt in trauma outcomes. Among the funded studies in which she is involved, Dr. Allard is a Co-Investigator on Department of Defense two-site randomized clinical trial of an intervention she co-developed with colleagues.

Distinguished Professor  |   San Diego Campus
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

Distinguished Professor  |   San Diego Campus
Research Interests:

Countertransference; memory for trauma child abuse; trauma-related disorders, dissociation; recovered or repressed memory; ethics and standards in psychology; empirical foundations of psychoanalytic concepts; trauma related to racism and discrimination; writer's block and the facilitation of writing

Distinguished Professor  |   San Diego Campus
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

MSCP Program Director Emeritus  |   San Diego Campus
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 psychotherapy

Assistant Professor  |   San Diego Campus
Research Interests:

Neurocognitive impairments in psychosis and schizophrenia, biomarkers of severe psychopathology, pathophysiology of cognition in patients with psychosis or at high-risk for psychosis, neurophysiological response to cognitive interventions.

Progarm Director  |   San Diego Campus
Research Interests:

Schizophrenia; mood disorders; the role of psychosocial factors in the course and treatment of severe psychopathology

Distinguished Professor  |   San Diego Campus
Research Interests:

Rorschach Performance Assessment System and personality assessment. Assessment of malingering and response manipulation, adolescent psychotic-like experiences, child psychopathology; trauma, dangerousness, sexual offense risk. Variety of clinical, fitness for duty, and forensic psychological evaluations.

Clinical Psychology (PsyD)

Distinguished Professor  |   San Diego Campus
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

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