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Current ABCT Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

A list of current SIGs is offered below. To Join a SIG, please contact the respective SIG leader listed below. Each SIG is run independently by its own leadership.

More information is available on how to create a new SIG.

As a service to its members and to others interested in behavior therapy and cognitive behavior therapy, ABCT has included helpful website links to SIGs and organizations with similar interests and goals. ABCT neither reviews nor endorses these linked websites and is not responsible for their content.

 

Addictive Behaviors SIG

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/AB-SIG/

Contact Information: Jennifer P. Read, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Psychology

Park Hall 231, Department of Psychology University at Buffalo, SUNY Buffalo, NY 14222

Phone: (716) 645-1093

Email: jpread@buffalo.edu

 

African Americans in Behavior Therapy SIG

To provide support for and to facilitate research and practice guidelines for the use of Cognitive and Behavior Therapy with African American populations.

Contact Information: Monnica T. Williams, Ph.D. University of Louisville Center for Mental Health Disparities Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences

2301 South Third Street, Louisville, KY 40292

Phone: (502) 852-2521

Cell: (502) 608-7483

Email: m.williams@louisville.edu

 

Aging Behavior & Cognitive Therapy SIG

The purpose of the Aging Behavior and Cognitive Therapy SIG is to promote communication and collaboration among health professionals interested in aging issues, particularly within behavioral and cognitive-behavioral frameworks, across both clinical and research domains. In order to fulfill this purpose, the SIG will act to: promote awareness of aging issues within ABCT, increase involvement in the SIG and in ABCT for those who have interests in aging, and be responsive to the needs of the members of the organization and changes in the professional environment.

Contact Information: Kristen H. Sorocco, Ph.D.

1122 NE 13th St, ORB 1200, Oklahoma City, OK 73177

Phone:(405) 456-1454

Email: Kristen-sorocco@ouhsc.edu

 

Anxiety Disorders SIG

http://www.anxsig.org

The purpose of the Anxiety Disorders SIG is to disseminate information to members on current research developments and practice innovations with respect to anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, agoraphobia, social phobia, obsessive compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and specific phobias. Currently, SIG membership includes annual publication of a book containing more than 500 research abstracts on anxiety disorders, an opportunity to present anxiety-related research at the annual SIG poster exposition at ABCT, opportunities to win awards for anxiety-related research, access to the Anxiety Disorders SIG e-mail list, a website, and a newsletter.

Contact Information: Richard W. Seim, Ph.D., VISN 17 Center of Excellence for Research on Returning War Veterans Central Texas Veterans Healthcare System

4800 Memorial Drive (151C), Waco, Texas 76711

Phone: (254) 297-3033

Email: rwseim@gmail.com

 

Asian American Issues in Behavior Therapy & Research SIG

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/AAIiBTrSIG

The purpose of this SIG is to provide a forum and network for mental health professionals and students who are interested in issues involving Asian Americans in Behavior Therapy and research. Anyone (including Non-Asian descendents) interested in sharing ideas and experience in culturally sensitive assessment, clinical training, treatment, research and other clinically relevant issues are encouraged to join. This SIG provides the field of behavior therapy with a more accurate representation of Asian/Asian American perspectives in mental health.

Contact Information: Janie J. Hong, Ph.D., San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy

5435 College Avenue, Suite 108, Oakland, California, 94618

Phone: (510) 652-4455 ext. 17

Fax: (510) 380-2988

Email: jjh@sfbacct.com

 

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) SIG

The Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) SIG is a collegial group of practitioners and researchers interested in new and empirically-supported assessment techniques and psychosocial interventions that identify and ameliorate ADHD-related deficits. We also seek to highlight related areas of research, including cognitive and neurological mechanisms of ADHD pathology, associated behavioral characteristics and outcomes, and the effects of comorbidity. Keeping with converging research findings, the ADHD SIG supports a developmental approach to understanding this disorder, and as such welcomes members focusing on child, adolescent, and/or adult populations.

Contact Information: Matthew A. Jarrett, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Box 870348, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0348

Phone: (205) 348-0629

Fax: (205)348-8648

Email: majarrett@ua.edu

 

Autism Spectrum and Developmental Disorders SIG

The Autism Spectrum and Developmental Disorders SIG is committed to sharing ideas and recent findings about children and adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disorders. Cognitive-behavioral treatments are relatively new for this population in terms of systematic evaluation. ASD and other developmental disorders affect millions of individuals in the US and elsewhere, many of whom are functioning in the average to superior range of cognitive abilities. The cognitive and language-based aspects of CBT are likely to be accessible and useful to many people with ASD and related disorders, and it is the mission of this SIG to advance efforts to make cognitive-behavioral treatments relevant and accessible to affected individuals. The SIG provides a forum for dissemination of relevant basic and clinical research findings, including descriptive outcome studies, the effects of comorbidity, and studies of CBT for individuals with autism spectrum and other developmental disorders.

Contact Information: Matthew D. Lerner, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry, & Pediatrics

Director, Social Competence & Treatment Lab

Department of Psychology

Psychology B-354

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY 11794-2500

Phone: (631) 632-7660

Fax: (866) 829-4976

Email: matthew.lerner@stonybrook.edu

 

Contact Information: Connor M. Kerns, Ph.D.

Assistant Research Professor

A.J. Drexel Autism Institute

Drexel University

3020 Market Street

Suite 560

Philadelphia, PA 19104-3734

Phone: 215.571.3433

Fax: 215.571.3187

Email: cmk352@drexel.edu

 

Behavior Analysis SIG

The Behavior Analysis SIG gives emphasis to the contextual, selectionist, and scientific theoretical foundations of behavior therapy. Behavior analytic principles provide process level accounts for therapeutic change in CBT interventions ranging from exposure and cognitive restructuring to acceptance and mindfulness. This SIG is committed to maintaining contemporary behavior analytic accounts of human behavior and therapeutic process of change. It is the mission of the members of this SIG to ensure that our conceptual understanding of the processes of change in therapy keeps pace with the evolving technology used to foster such change.

Contact Information: Thomas J. Waltz, Ph.D.

2010 Rebsamen Park Road #410, Little Rock, AR 72202

Phone: (501) 747-1050

Email: behavioralmystic@hotmail.com

 

Behavioral Medicine and Integrated Primary Care SIG

The purpose of the Behavioral Medicine and Integrated Primary Care SIG is to disseminate information to members on current behavioral research and practice regarding health promotion (e.g., HIV prevention, exercise), the treatment of medical problems (e.g., chronic pain, cardiovascular disease, diabetes), and providing consultation and intervention on mental health problems in primary care and other healthcare settings. The Behavioral Medicine and Integrated Primary Care SIG hopes to strengthen the membership and scope of ABCT by providing a forum for researchers and scientists of a variety of professional backgrounds to discuss the use of CBT research and practice to promote health and treat medical problems as well as to support work from a public health perspective. Moreover, the SIG seeks to provide a forum for networking for behavioral medicine and primary care-based CBT professionals and researchers.

Contact Information: Michael W. Otto, Ph.D., Boston University

648 Beacon Street, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215

Phone: (617) 353-9610

Email: mwotto@bu.edu

 

Contact Information: Conall O'Cleirigh, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital

One Bowdoin Square, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02114-2927

Phone: (617) 643-0385

Email: cocleirigh@partners.org

 

Bipolar Disorders

The Bipolar Disorders SIG welcomes members who are focused on the etiology and treatment of bipolar spectrum disorders. The members cover the developmental course of bipolar disorder, from juvenile to adult bipolar disorder, and span interests in assessment, clinical description, culture, outcomes, risk factors, and treatment models. This SIG has a particular investment in providing a nurturing atmosphere for idea exchange, and a forum to help promote the development of junior scientists.

Contact Information: David J. Miklowitz, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, Department of Psychology,

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0345

Phone: (303) 492-8575

Fax: (303) 492-2967

Email: miklowitz@colorado.edu

 

Contact Information: Lauren B. Alloy, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Joseph Wolpe Distinguished Faculty Fellow Director of Clinical Training Department of Psychology Temple University

1701 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122

Phone: (215) 204-7326

Fax: (215) 204-5539

Email: lalloy@temple.edu

 

Child & Adolescent Anxiety SIG

http://www.childanxietysig.com

The Child and Adolescent Anxiety Special Interest Group (SIG) was formed to facilitate advancements in the field of child and adolescent anxiety disorders. To this end, the SIG aims to:

  1. provide an arena for members to discuss current controversies, limitations of research and directions for future research;
  2. foster collaboration amongst researchers and clinicians; and
  3. provide an avenue for members to network with colleagues sharing a common interest.

Contact Information: Aleta G. Angelosante, Ph.D., NYU Child Study Center

One Park Avenue, 7th floor, New York, NY 10016

Phone: (646) 754-4892

Email: aleta.angelosante@nyumc.org

 

Contact Information: Anthony C. Puliafico, Ph.D., Columbia University

3 Columbus Ave Ste 601, New York, NY 10023

Phone: (212) 246-5737

Fax: (212) 246-5792

Email: puliafia@childpsych.columbia.edu

 

Child & Adolescent Depression SIG

Contact Information: Martha C. Tompson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Boston University

Department of Psychology

648 Beacon Street, Fourth Floor

Boston, MA 02215

Phone: (617) 353-9495

Fax: (617) 353-9609

Email: mtompson@bu.edu

Email: childdepressionSIG@gmail.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ChildDepressionSIG

 

Child Maltreatment & Interpersonal Violence SIG

The Child Maltreatment and Interpersonal Violence SIG provides an opportunity for ABCT members with interests related to child physical and sexual abuse, neglect, psychological abuse, intimate partner violence, elder abuse, and sexual violence to network and exchange ideas about current research and clinical issues in these areas. In addition to fostering professional relationships, this group seeks to: 1) promote research and empirically-based interventions addressing the many facets of child maltreatment and interpersonal violence; 2) facilitate the dissemination of research findings to help professionals address the needs of those impacted by child maltreatment and interpersonal violence, and; 3) increase professional and societal awareness of issues related to maltreatment and violence. SIG members receive our SIG newsletter and informational emails with news, activities, and opportunities related to violence and abuse.

Contact Information: Heather J. Risser, Ph.D. Visiting Assistant Research Professor

Assistant Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Research on Violence

Office of Social Science Research

University of Illinois at Chicago

Email: hjrisser@uic.edu

 

Child & School-Related Issues SIG

Contact Information: Hilary B. Vidair, Ph.D. Co-Director of Clinical Training and Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program Long Island University, Post Campus

720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, NY 11548

Phone: (516) 299-3630

Email: hilary.vidair@liu.edu

 

Clinical Psychology at Liberal Arts Colleges SIG

Contact Information: Catherine B. Stroud, Ph.D.

Williams College

Bronfman Science Center

Williamstown, MA 01267

Phone: (413) 597-4083

Email: cbs2@williams.edu

 

Clinical Research Methods and Statistics SIG

Contact Information: Lance M Rappaport

1205 Dr. Penfield Ave.

Department of Psychology, Clinical, McGill University

Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1B1 CANADA

Email: Lance.Rappaport@mail.mcgill.ca

 

Contact Information: Nick C Jacobson

378 Moore Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-3103

Email: njacobson@psu.edu

 

Cognitive Therapy SIG

The Cognitive Therapy SIG recognizes a wide diversity of approaches within Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, some placing emphasis on behavioral models, others on experiential models and others on cognitive models. The Cognitive Therapy Special Interest Group will focus on all forms of cognitive therapy that stress the central role of cognitive processing in the development, maintenance and treatment of psychopathology.

Contact Information: Simon Rego, Ph.D., Director of Psychology Training

Montefiore Medical Center - Department of Psychiatry

111 East 210th Street, Bronx, New York 10467-2490

Phone: (718) 920-5024

Fax: (718) 798-1816

Email: srego@montefiore.org

 

Couples Research & Treatment SIG

http://www.abctcouples.org

The SIG provides a forum for academic and professional networking among individuals conducting research and/ or interventions with couples. Areas of common interest include: interaction processes, individual differences, assessment, prevention, intervention and treatment, grant funding, translation of basic research about couples into effective intervention and treatment, methodology in couples research, special problems facing couples such as infidelity, sexual dysfunction and psychological and physical aggression.

Contact Information: Steffany J. Fredman, Ph.D

The Pennsylvania State University

Email: sjf23@psu.edu

 

Contact Information: Robin Barry, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Maryland Baltimore County

1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250

Phone: 410-455-2304

Phone 2: 410-455-2245

Email: rbarry@umbc.edu

 

Dissemination & Implementation Science SIG

The Dissemination and Implementation Science Special Interest Group (SIG) promotes research on how to better disseminate and implement evidence based practices by behavioral health care stakeholders (e.g., practitioners, policy-makers, consumers, etc.). Our goals include (1) helping members network with like-minded colleagues, (2) collaborating with stakeholders to identify what works for them, what they need, and how best to provide evidence-based practices, and (3) communicating the benefits of evidence-based practices in order to increase consumer demand for effective treatments.

Contact Information: Amy D. Herschell, Ph.D., Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

3811 O'Hara Street - 537 Bellefield Towers, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phone: (412) 246-5897

Fax: (412) 246-5341

Email: HerschellAD@upmc.edu

 

Forensic Issues and Externalizing Behaviors SIG

The Forensic Issues and Externalizing Behaviors SIG is dedicated to the application of cognitive-behavioral principles to the understanding, prevention, assessment and treatment of externalizing behaviors that put individuals at risk for harming others and themselves, and for criminal justice involvement. Members strive to understand and find better solutions for addressing a broad range of antisocial behaviors that lead to immeasurable human suffering worldwide, and to improve the lives of some of society's most marginalized members and the lives of those impacted by antisocial behavior. Clinical and research activities span both community and forensic contexts and encompass such issues as: Antisociality, delinquency, anger, psychopathy, aggression, intimate partner and family violence, forensic assessment, oppositional and disruptive behaviors, sexual offending, addictions, recidivism, forensic treatment, policing, legal consultation, victimology, and various influences on antisocial behavior (sociocultural, dispositional, and environmental). A primary goal of the Forensic Issues and Externalizing Behaviors SIG is to provide a network for members to discuss up-to-date information related to research, application, and training on CBT principles relevant to at-risk and justice-involved individuals and their families. Interested professionals and students can be added to the Forensic Issues and Externalizing Behaviors Special Interest Group LISTSERV by sending an e-mail to TafrateR@mail.ccsu.edu

Contact Information: Raymond "Chip" Tafrate, Central Connecticut State University

PO BOX 4010, DEPT OF CRIMINOLOGY, New Britain, CT 06050-4010

Phone: (860) 832-3147

Email: TafrateR@mail.ccsu.edu

 

Contact Information: Bradley A. White, Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

109 Williams Hall (0436)

Blacksburg, VA 24061-0001

Phone: (540) 231-1382

Email: whiteba@vt.edu

 

Hispanic Issues in Behavior Therapy SIG

https://sites.google.com/site/abcthibt/home

The HIBT SIG has two primary goals: (1) to support interest in clinical work and research focusing on Hispanic issues in behavior therapy, and (2) to raise awareness of behavior therapy activities in Latin America and Spain.

Contact Information: Theodore V. Cooper, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director

Department of Psychology University of Texas at El Paso 500 West University Avenue, El Paso, TX 79968

Phone: (915) 747-6270

Email: tvcooper@utep.edu

 

Contact Information: Ana J. Bridges, Ph.D. Assistant Professor

Department of Psychology University of Arkansas 202C Memorial Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701

Phone: (479) 575-5818

Fax: (479) 575-3219

Email: ana.bridges@gmail.com

 

Insomnia & Other Sleep Disorders SIG

To promote the social, professional, and scholarly interaction of individuals who share an interest in insomnia and other sleep disorders.

Contact Information: Colleen E. Carney, Ph.D., Ryerson University, Sleep and Depression Laboratory, Department of Psychology

Jorgenson Hall, Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3, CANADA

Email: ccarney@psych.ryerson.ca

 

Men's Mental & Physical Health SIG

Contact Information: Jonathan Green, PhD, Co-President

150 S. Huntington Avenue (116B-2), Boston, MA 02130

Email: Green.JonathanD@gmail.com

 

Contact Information: Claire Lisco, M.A., Co-President Behavioral Science Lab

Department of Psychology Georgia State University, P.O. Box 5010, Atlanta, GA 30302-5010

Email: Claire.Lisco@gmail.com

 

Military Psychology

Contact Information: Diana C. Dolan, Ph.D. 2527 Turquoise Way, San Antonio, TX 78251-1746 Email: diana.dolan.3.ctr@us.af.mil

 

Mindfulness & Acceptance SIG

http://bingweb.binghamton.edu/~sbarnes1

The goals of the Mindfulness and Acceptance SIG is 1) to provide a forum to members for the development and dissemination of a behavioral science infused with mindfulness and acceptance techniques-including the discussion of current controversies and limitations of current research and directions for future research in these areas; 2) to provide information for training in mindfulness and acceptance schemes; 3) to foster collaboration and free exchange among researchers and clinicians, and ; 4) to create opportunities for members to network with colleagues who share these common interests.

Contact Information: Sarah Bowen, Ph.D., University of Washington

PO BOX 351629, Seattle, WA 98195-1525

Phone: (206) 685-2995

Email: swbowen@u.washington.edu

 

Native American Issues in Behavior Therapy & Research SIG

Our purpose is to provide a link between traditional Native American values and contemporary psychology. We welcome and encourage people of all ethnicities to join in our endeavors to increase the representation of Native American mental health issues at ABCT, disseminate research and other important information, and network with other interested groups and individuals.

Contact Information: Daniel W. McNeil, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Eberly Professor of Public Service, Clinical Professor, Department of Dental Practice and Rural Health

West Virginia University, 53 Campus Drive, PO Box 6040, Morgantown, WV 26506-6040

Phone: (304) 293-1712

Fax: (304) 293-6606

Email Daniel.McNeil@mail.wvu.edu

 

Contact Information: Brenna Greenfield, Ph.D., University of New Mexico

2650 Yale Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-4248

Phone: (651) 278-1959

Email: brenna@unm.edu

 

Neurocognitive Therapies/ Translational Research SIG

The Neurocognitive Therapies/Translational Research SIG seeks to bridge the gap between basic and applied science in understanding the nature and treatment of psychiatric disorders. We are interested in multidisciplinary research and the application of cognitive and affective neuroscience to improve the conceptualization and effectiveness of interventions. Researchers and practitioners in this SIG are interested in brain imaging, neuropsychological and cognitive training, and related techniques as tools for increasing our understanding of anxiety, depression, addictions, schizophrenia, ADHD, and other disorders.

Contact Information: Adam S. Weissman, Ph.D., Institute for Behavior Therapy, Child/Adolescent Treatment Center, Institute for Behavior Therapy

110 East 40th Street, Suite 206, New York, NY 10016

Phone: (914) 439-5759

Email: DrAdamWeissman@gmail.com

 

Obesity & Eating Disorders SIG

http://obesityandeatingdisorderssig.org/Home.html

The Obesity and Eating Disorders SIG is a multi-disciplinary group of behavioral professionals with clinical and research interests in obesity and eating disorders. The purpose of the OED SIG is to foster communication and interaction among researchers and clinicians with shared interests in the characterization and treatment of obesity and eating disorders. Members bring to the OED SIG a wide range of expertise in biobehavioral, clinical, epidemiological and physiological aspects of both eating disorders and obesity, making for lively and informative interaction.

Contact Information:Cortney S. Warren, Ph.D., University of Nevada Las Vegas, Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

4505 S. Maryland Parkway MS 5030, Las Vegas, NV 89154-5030

Phone: (702) 895-0109

Email: cortney.warren@unlv.edu

 

Parenting & Families SIG

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/parentingandfamilies_sig/

The purpose of the Parenting and Families SIG is to promote the sharing of information related to parent and family-focused research and clinical work. Experienced researchers and students will find that the group listserv provides an excellent forum for discussion and dissemination of news related to the SIG's mission, as well opportunities for career development and networking. The SIG also sponsors panel discussions and symposia, participates in the annual SIG exposition, and organizes a poster competition at ABCT's annual convention. Finally, the SIG recognizes excellence in parenting and family-related research and clinical pursuits through student poster and lifetime achievement awards.

Contact Information: Scott A. Jensen, Ph.D

Department of Psychology

University of the Pacific

3601 Pacific Avenue

Stockton CA 95211

Phone: 209-946-7320

Fax: (209)046-2454

Email: sjensen@pacific.edu

 

Schizophrenia & Other Serious Mental Disorders SIG

This SIG provides a forum for mental health professionals and students with an interest in schizophrenia and other serious mental disorders. It provides a forum for discussion of innovative behavioral and cognitive treatment approaches, basic and applied research, and public policy issues.

Contact Information: Mary E. Sullivan, MSW, Private Practice

2535 Washington Street, Lincoln, NE 68502-2953

Phone: (402) 479-5820

Email: msullivan@navix.net

 

Spiritual & Religious Issues in Behavior Change SIG

http://www.abctspirituality.com

Spiritual and religious beliefs and practices are commonplace in the general population of North America today. In recognition of this fact, the past three decades have seen a substantial increase in research on the interplay of spirituality, religion and psychological variables; a recent PsycInfo search was able to identify over 28,000 scientific contributions to this area. However, the relevance of spirituality and religion to clinical practice remains poorly understood. As a result, many practitioners of empirically-supported treatments may be reticent to address spirituality and religion in the course of their work. This SIG therefore serves an important role in offering opportunities for ABCT members to take an empirically-based approach to the interesting yet understudied subject of spirituality and religion. We hope that through the general population's interest in religion and spirituality we can be a part of broadening the reach of ABCT whose more specific aims may not always be as generalizable to the main public. Through the combination of the work of ABCT and our SIG's efforts, we hope to be able to extend the good work of ABCT to more people.

Contact Information: David H. Rosmarin, MA, McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School

115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478-1064

Phone: (617) 910-7790

Email: drosmar@bgsu.edu

 

Student SIG

The Student SIG of ABCT is a SIG specifically designed to be a forum for student communication about professional development and issues related to transitioning from student to professional. In addition, this group is designed to help students become more actively involved in ABCT.

Contact Information: Ashley B. Tempel, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

3811 O'Hara Street, 544 Bellefield Towers, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phone: (412) 578-9485

Fax: (412) 605-0513

Email: tempelab@upmc.edu

 

Study of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgendered Issues SIG

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/glbt-sig

The purpose of this SIG is to provide networking, support, and collaboration for researchers and clinicians interested in the application of behavioral and cognitive principles to the study of lesbian, gay, and bisexual issues. This is in keeping with ABCT's mission because this SIG actively promotes the extension of empirically validated CBT interventions to LGBT individuals and promotes the development of empirically-based research and training in how best to serve this community.

Contact Information: Michael E. Newcomb, Ph.D. (term: Nov 2013 - Nov 2016)

Research Assistant Professor

Department of Medical Social Sciences

Research Scientist, IMPACT Program

Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

625 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 2700

Phone: 312-503-0702

Fax: 312-503-4800

Email: newcomb@northwestern.edu

 

Contact Information: Tiara Dillworth, Ph.D. (term: Nov 2012 - Nov 2015)

Acting Assistant Professor

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

University of Washington

Box 354944

Seattle, WA 98195

Phone: 206-616-4994

Email: tiara@u.washington.edu

 

SIG Leader

Contact Information: Kathryn A. Roecklein, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, The University of Pittsburgh

210 South Bouquet St., Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Phone: (412) 624-4553

Fax: (412) 624-4428

Email: kroeck@pitt.edu

 

Suicide and Self Injury SIG

Contact Information: Pooja Saraff

Baylor College of Medicine, University of Wyoming

Phone: 832-939-7970

Email 1: psaraff@uwyo.edu

Email 2: saraff@bcm.edu

 

Technology and Behavior Change SIG

http://www.techandbehavior.com

Contact Information: Edwin D. Boudreaux, PhD, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Emergency Medicine, LA-189

55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655

Phone: 508-334-3817

Email: edwin.boudreaux@umassmed.edu

 

TIC & Impulse Control Disorders SIG

Contact Information: Loran P. Hayes

Doctoral Student

Anxiety, OCD, and Tourette Syndrome Program

Department of Psychology

University of Utah

380 S. 1530 E., Rm. 502

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Phone: (801) 585-7114

Fax: (801) 585-1514

Email: Loran.Hayes@psych.utah.edu

 

Trauma and PTSD SIG

This SIG promotes awareness of innovative basic and applied research, as well as the development and use of evidence-based assessments and interventions with victims of disaster and trauma. We also attempt to educate and train professionals in the delivery of evidence-based services.

Contact Information: Meghan E. McDevitt-Murphy, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152

Phone: (901) 678-2891

Email: mmcdvttm@memphis.edu

 

Women's Issues in Behavior Therapy SIG

http://sites.google.com/site/abctwsig

The Women's Issues in Behavior Therapy SIG is open to all ABCT members who are interested in women's issues. We are committed to increasing women's participation in all levels of conference activity and in ABCT governance, to increasing knowledge and awareness of women's health and mental health issues, and to providing opportunities for women of ABCT to network with each other.

Contact Information: Alyssa Ward, Ph.D, UCLA

1285 Franz Hall, BOX 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095-0001

Phone: (808) 954-9236

Email: alymargaret@gmail.com

 

Membership Coordinator

Contact Information: David DiLillo, University of Nebraska, Psychology Dept

238 Burnett Hall, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68588-0308

Phone: (402) 472-3297

Fax: (402) 472-4637

Email: ddilillo@unl.edu

 

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