Clinical Psychology (PhD) San Diego Faculty

Monica Ulibarri, PhD
Associate Program Director
PhD, 2005; Arizona State University
Research interests: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Strategic Solution Focused Therapy, and Multicultural Therapy for English- and Spanish-speaking individuals, couples, groups, and families

Omar Alhassoon, PhD
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

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

Alan J. Lincoln, PhDMSCP, BCBA-D
Distinguished Professor; Interim Program Director
PhD, 1980; California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego; MSCP in Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2004; California School of Professional Psychology; Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
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, PhD
Assistant Professor
PhD, 2008, University of Oregon
Research Interests: Neural correlates of psychosis and schizophrenia, biomarkers of severe psychopathology, pathophysiology of cognition, EEG abnormalities in patients at clinical high-risk for psychosis, neurophysiological response to cognitive interventions.

Irwin Ford Rosenfarb, PhD
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

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