Molly Burrets

Molly Burrets | Associate Prof & Dir of LA Clinical PhD

  • California School of Professional Psychology

  • Clinical Psychology (PhD)
  • Los Angeles Campus

Research Interests

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

Biography

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).

Education

  • 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

Courses

  • Couple Therapy, Clinical Interviewing I & II, Advanced Psychopathology

Honors

  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Distinguished Clinician Award
  • SUNY at Buffalo President's Award for the pursuit of intellectual breadth & knowledge

Publications

2015

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.

2011

Gasbarrini, M. F., & Snyder, D. K. 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.

2011

Snyder, D. K., Gasbarrini, M. F., Doss, B. D., & Scheider, D. M. Intervening with military couples struggling with issues of sexual infidelity. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 41, 201-208.

2010

Snyder, D. K., & Gasbarrini, M. F. 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). Gttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.

2010

Snyder, D. K., Zinbarg, R. E., Heyman, R. E., Haynes, S. N., Gasbarrini, M. F., & Uliaszek, M. 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.

2009

Snyder, D. K., & Gasbarrini, M. F. Couple therapy. In H. Reis & S. Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of human relationships (Vol. 1 pp. 344-348). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

2008

Lebow, J., & Gasbarrini, M.F. Couples' therapy. In G. Gabbard (Ed.), Psychotherapeutic treatments in psychiatry pp. 533-552). Washington, D.C: American Psychiatric Association.

2018

Gasbarrini, M.F., & Snyder, D.K. Pluralism. In Lebow, J., Chambers, A., & Breunlin, D. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of couple and family therapy. New York, NY: Springer.

2018

Gasbarrini, M.F., & Snyder, D.K. Marital satisfaction inventory - revised. In Lebow, J., Chambers, A., & Breunlin, D. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of couple and family therapy. New York, NY: Springer.

2018

Gasbarrini, M.F., & Snyder, D.K. Affective reconstruction. In Lebow, J., Chambers, A., & Breunlin, D. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of couple and family therapy. New York, NY: Springer.

2018

Gasbarrini, M.F., & Schlussel, T. (in press). Coaching in Bowen family systems theory. In Lebow, J., Chambers, A., & Breunlin, D. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of couple and family therapy. New York, NY: Springer.

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