Clinical Psychology (PhD) San Diego Faculty

Monica Ulibarri
Associate Professor and Associate Program Director, San Diego
PhD, Clinical Psychology; 2005; Arizona State University
Research interests: HIV prevention with marginalized populations such as female sex workers, injection drug users, drug-involved couples, and commercially sexually exploited youth along the Mexico-U.S. border, with an emphasis on how gender-based violence, mental health, and substance use intersect with HIV risk behaviors.

Carolyn Allard
Associate Professor and Program Director
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2007, University of Oregon
Research interests: Trauma risk and resiliency factors and treatment outcome predictors; differential effects of interpersonal trauma versus non-interpersonal trauma; betrayal, guilt and shame; individual and cultural diversity moderators, including gender and sexual identity,ethnicity, religiosity, and age; intervention development and testing.

Omar Alhassoon
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 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.

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

Constance J. Dalenberg
Distinguished Professor
PhD, Psychology, 1983, University of Denver
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; treatment of trauma-related disorders.

Richard N. Gevirtz
Distinguished Professor
PhD, Psychology, 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.

Alan J. Lincoln
Distinguished Professor; Program Coordinator, Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate Program; Interim Director, Psychopharmacology Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1980, California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego; MSCP, Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2004, California School of Professional Psychology, BCBA-D
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.

Veronica Perez
Assistant Professor
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2008, University of Oregon
Research interests: Neural correlates of psychosis and schizophrenia, biomarkers of psychopathology, pathophysiology of cognition, EEG abnormalities in patients at clinical high-risk for psychosis, neurophysiological response to cognitive interventions

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

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

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