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Clinical Faculty

  • Core Faculty
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    K Bernard

    Kristin Bernard

    Associate Professor, Clinical

    Director of the Master's Program

    Child maltreatment; Neurobiological consequences of early life adversity; Parent-child relationships; Early parenting interventions; Psychobiology of parenting and attachment.

    Psychology B-226

    Phone: 631-632-7576

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    Joanne Davila

    Department Chair

    Professor, Clinical


    Romantic competence among youth and emerging adults; Teaching healthy relationship skills; Bisexual+ identity and well-being; LGBTQ+ relationships and mental health; Mental health and relationship functioning.

    Psychology B-313

    Phone: (631) 632-7826

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    Nicholas Eaton

    Associate Professor, Clinical

    Director of Clinical Training

    Classification and structure of psychopathology, personality, and other constructs; sexual orientation, gender diversity, and LGBT issues; quantitative methods and psychometrics; human sexuality; individual/group differences and mental health.

    Psychology B-324

    Phone: (631) 632-7634

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    Marvin R. Goldfried

    Distinguished Professor, Clinical

    Psychotherapy integration; Gay/lesbian/bisexual issues.

    Psychology B-220

    Phone: (631) 632-7823

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    Daniel Klein

    Distinguished Professor, Clinical

    Mood disorders in youth and adults; temperament and personality development.

    Psychology A-338

    Phone: (631) 632-7859

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    Matthew Lerner

    Associate Professor, Clinical

    Models of social competence & deficits in youth; social competency interventions for developmental disorders (e.g. Autism Spectrum Disorders & Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder); therapeutic process variables (mediators and moderators of outcomes); peer relations and their impact on developmental psychopathology.

    Psychology B-354

    Phone: (631) 632-7660

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    Aprajita Mohanty

    Associate Professor, Clinical

    Diversity Director

    Psychological and neural mechanisms involved in emotion, attention and their interaction. The role of emotion-attention mechanisms in normal function and anxiety. Impact of emotion on decision making in normal function and psychopathology.

    Psychology A-340

    Phone: (631)632-7872

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    Brady Nelson

    Assistant Professor, Clinical

    Affective neuroscience and psychophysiology; Cognitive, emotional, and motivational mechanisms of anxiety disorders and depression; Development of mechanisms across childhood and adolescence; Biomarkers of risk for psychopathology

    Psychology B-420

    Phone (631) 632-7697

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    Daniel O'Leary

    Distinguished Professor, Clinical

    Etiology, prevention, and treatment of psychological and physical aggression in intimate relationships; multivariate models (biological, psychological, and social) of intimate partner aggression; the bidirectional role of marital problems and depression; marital and dyad based treatments for clinical depression; prevalence and correlates of intense love.

    Psychology A-110

    Phone: (631) 632-7850

    Jessica Schleider

    Jessica Schleider

    Assistant Professor,  Clinical

    Prevention and treatment of youth anxiety and depression; Design and development of brief, scalable interventions for youth mental health problems, including technology-mediated therapies (e.g., online and virtual reality programs); Single-session intervention; Family processes and youth mental health; Parent-directed intervention; Mechanisms of change in youth mental health treatment; Clinical child psychology and intervention science

    Psychology B-340

    Phone: (631) 632-4131

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    Dina Vivian

    Clinical Professor, Clinical

    Couple discord, violence in intimate relationships and the treatment of chronic depression.

    Psychology B-440

    Phone: (631) 632-7848

  • Research Faculty
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    Genna Hymowitz

    Research Assistant Professor, Clinical

    Early adversity, cognitive biases, psychological distress, and health behaviors related to obesity and disordered eating; multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary interventions for obesity and disordered eating; psychological symptomatology and medical comorbidity.


    Psychology B-469

  • Emeritus/Emerita Faculty

    Tom D'Zurilla

    Edward Katkin

    Susan O'Leary