Fresno Clinical PsyD Program Core Faculty

Derbra Bekerian, CSPP Fresno Clinical Psychology PsyD faculty Debra Bekerian, PhD, Professor
PhD, 1978; University of California, Berkeley
Research interests: Adult and child event memory (qualitative/quantitative paradigms); child development, including impact of abuse on development and attachment; cognitive models of trauma; applied psychology
Ya-Shu Liang, PhD, Assistant Professor, CSPP Clinical Psychology PsyD Faculty Ya-Shu Liang, PhD, Assistant Professor
PhD, 2006, University of Oklahoma
Research interests: Diversity; multicultural
care; weight, eating and body image issues; Asian
and Asian-American psychology.
Robert Harris, PhD, Professor, Fresno Clinical Psychology Robert Harris, PhD, Professor and Program Director
PhD, 1986; University of Kansas
Research interests: Psychological assessment; ADHD; self-handicapping and the interface of clinical and social psychology
Kevin O'connor Kevin J. O’Connor, PhD, Distinguished Professor Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, 1980; University of Toledo
Research interests: Marschak Interaction Method Rating System; child psychotherapy process; play therapy
Nicholas Anderson, PhD, Visiting Assistant Professor
PhD, 2013; Kent State University
Research interests: Evidence-based treatment of PTSD and anxiety disorders; improving mental health services for LGBT individuals; telemental health (e.g., videoconferencing, mobile apps, web-based interventions); access to care.
Mark Barnes, PhD, Assistant Professor
PhD, 1990; California School of Professional Psychology
Research interests: Psychological Assessment, Test Construction, ingredients of psychotherapy and the efficiency of psychotherapy