Dr. Burrets works with individuals, couples, and families to understand and address a broad range of mental health concerns, including mood and personality disorders, trauma, sexual identity and orientation, bereavement, and romantic relationship functioning. Her research has focused on the impact of stress on marital satisfaction, evidence based cross-cultural assessment, and couple therapy process and outcome.
Dr. Burrets was the recipient of Northwestern University's Award For Clinical Excellence (2013), Texas A&M University's Distinguished Student Clinical Practice Award (2012), and the University of Buffalo President's Award for the Pursuit of Intellectual Breadth and Knowledge (2001).
Couple therapy process and outcome; evidence based cross-cultural assessment; infidelity; treatment of military sexual trauma; individual and family effects of PTSD in military and veteran populations; training approaches and supervision for family/couple therapists
M.S., Clinical Psychology Texas A&M University
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Texas A&M University
B.A., Psychology and Music, State University of New York at Buffalo
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Distinguished Clinician Award
SUNY at Buffalo President's Award for the pursuit of intellectual breadth & knowledge
*DiRocco, A., Liu, L., Burrets, M. (2020). Enhancing dialectical behavior therapy for the treatment of
bipolar disorder. Psychiatric Quarterly, 91, 629-654. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11126-020-09709-6
*Ceja, A., & Gasbarrini, M.F. (2018). Multigenerational transmission process in Bowen therapy. In Lebow, J., Chambers, A., & Breunlin, D. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of couple and family therapy. New York, NY: Springer.
*Eshtehardi, K., & Gasbarrini, M.F. (2018). Genogram in couple and family therapy. In Lebow, J., Chambers, A., & Breunlin, D. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of couple and family therapy. New York, NY: Springer.
Gasbarrini, M.F., & Snyder, D.K. (2018). Marital satisfaction inventory – revised. In Lebow, J., Chambers, A., & Breunlin, D. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of couple and family therapy. New York, NY: Springer.
*Schlussel, T.,& Gasbarrini, M.F. (2018). Coaching in Bowen family systems theory. In Lebow, J., Chambers, A., & Breunlin, D. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of couple and family therapy. New York, NY: Springer.
Gasbarrini, M.F., Snyder, D.K., Iafrate, R., Bertoni, A., Donato, S, & Margola, D. (2015). Investigating the relation between shared stressors and marital satisfaction: The moderating effects of dyadic coping and communication. Family Science, 6, 143-149.
Gasbarrini, M. F., & Snyder, D. K. (2011). Affective reconstruction: An integrative couple treatment applied to parental bereavement. In D. K. Carson & M. Casado-Kehoe (Eds.), Adventures in couples therapy: A theory-based case study approach (pp. 345-356). New York, NY: Routledge.
Snyder, D. K., Gasbarrini, M. F., Doss, B. D., & Scheider, D. M. (2011). Intervening with military couples struggling with issues of sexual infidelity. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 41, 201-208.
Snyder, D. K., & Gasbarrini, M. F. (2010). Integrative approaches to couple therapy: Implications for clinical practice, training, and research. In K. Hahlweg, M. Grawe-Gerber, & D. H. Baucom (Eds.), Enhancing couples: The shape of couple therapy to come (pp. 47-60). Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.
Snyder, D. K., Zinbarg, R. E., Heyman, R. E., Haynes, S. N., Gasbarrini, M. F., & Uliaszek, M. (2010). Assessing linkages between interpersonal processes and anxiety disorders. In J. G. Beck (Ed.), Interpersonal processes in the anxiety disorders: Implications for understanding psychopathology and treatment (pp. 37-67). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Snyder, D. K., & Gasbarrini, M. F. (2009). Couple therapy. In H. Reis & S. Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of human relationships (Vol. 1 pp. 344-348). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Lebow, J., & Gasbarrini, M.F. (2008). Couples’ therapy. In G. Gabbard (Ed.), Psychotherapeutic treatments in psychiatry pp. 533-552). Washington, D.C: American Psychiatric Association.