|Present||Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine ‐ Department of Psychology|
|Chair, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine ‐ Department of Counseling|
|Director of Continuing Education, School of Professional and Applied Psychology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine ‐ Department of Clinical Psychology|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2013 - Present||Member, American Counseling Association||2013 - Present||Member, Pennsylvania Association for Counselor Education and Supervision||2013 - Present||Member, Pennsylvania Counseling Associatio||2001 - Present||Member, APA Division 53: Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology||1999 - Present||Member, Pennsylvania Psychological Association||1989 - Present||Member, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies||1987 - Present||Member, American Psychological Association||2004 - 2006||Editorial Review Board, Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice||2001 - 2004||Member, ABCT Publications Committee||Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Anxiety Disorders||Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Clinical Psychology||Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology||Ad Hoc Reviewer, The Behavior Therapist|
- Behavior Therapy
- Child and Adolescent Therapy
- Learning Theories
|1997||PhD, Temple University ‐ Clinical Psychology|
|1987||BA, Grinnell College|
Scholarly Articles (27)
The p Factor Consistently Predicts Long-Term Psychiatric and Functional Outcomes ...
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2020)
OBJECTIVE: Pediatric anxiety disorders can have a chronic course and are considered gateway disorders to adult psychopathology, but no consistent ...
In-Session Involvement in Anxious Youth Receiving CBT with/without Medication
Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment (2020)
Although in-session factors of CBT for youth anxiety (e.g., youth involvement; therapist behaviors) have demonstrated significant associations with treatment outcomes, ...
Symptom-specific Effects of Cognitive-behavioral Therapy, Sertraline, and Their Combination in ...
Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry (2019)
BACKGROUND: Pediatric anxiety disorders are highly prevalent and associated with significant functional disabilities and lifelong morbidity. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), sertraline, ...
Person-Centered Profiles Among Treatment-Seeking Children and Adolescents with Anxiety Disorders.
Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (2019)
Latent profile analysis (LPA) was used to derive homogeneous subgroups within the Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Study sample (N = 488; ...
Treating a Child With Anxiety and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder? Don ...
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2018)
Anxiety disorders (ADs) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are two of the most common psychiatric disorders in youth and approximately 25% ...
Sleep-Related Problems and the Effects of Anxiety Treatment in Children ...
Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (2015)
This study examined (a) demographic and clinical characteristics associated with sleep-related problems (SRPs) among youth with anxiety disorders, and (b) ...
Trajectories of Change in Youth Anxiety During Cognitive-Behavior Therapy.
Journal of consulting and clinical psychology (2014)
Objective: To evaluate changes in the trajectory of youth anxiety following the introduction of specific cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) components: relaxation ...
Child involvement, alliance, and therapist flexibility: Process variables in cognitive-behavioural ...
Behaviour research and therapy (2014)
Background: This study examined the relations between treatment process variables and child anxiety outcomes. Method: Independent raters watched/listened to taped ...
Assessing Anxiety in Youth with the Multidimensional Anxiety Scale for ...
Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (2013)
The present study examined the psychometric properties, including discriminant validity and clinical utility, of the youth self-report and parent-report forms ...
The Therapeutic Relationship in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Pharmacotherapy for Anxious ...
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (2013)
Objective: We examined the therapeutic relationship with cognitive-behavioral therapists and with pharmacotherapists for youth from the Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Study ...
Defining Treatment Response and Remission in Child Anxiety: Signal Detection ...
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2013)
OBJECTIVE: To determine optimal Pediatric Anxiety Rating Scale (PARS) percent reduction and raw score cut-offs for predicting treatment response and ...
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety-Disordered Youth: Secondary Outcomes from a Randomized ...
Journal of Anxiety Disorders (2009)
This study examined secondary outcomes of a randomized clinical trial that evaluated an individual cognitive-behavioral (ICBT), family-based cognitive-behavioral (FCBT), and ...
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety Disordered Youth: A Randomized Clinical Trial ...
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (2008)
This randomized clinical trial compared the relative efficacy of individual (child) cognitive-behavioral therapy (ICBT), family cognitive-behavioral therapy (FCBT), and a ...