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PhD Clinical Psychology: Research Labs

All students in the PhD Clinical Psychology Program are required to participate in faculty-led research groups during their second and third years in the program – for 6 consecutive quarters.

Students entering research labs in 2023-24

  • The deadline for submitting your applications to each of the research groups to which you are applying is: May 8, 2023 at 11:59pm
  • You will be notified of research lab placement on: June 5, 2023 at 4pm.
See table below for link to individual Research Labs.

Research Lab Faculty More Info
Research on Intersectional Sexual and Gender Identity Experiences (RISE) Kimberly Balsam, PhD Printable PDF
Maternal and Digital Research for Equitable Solutions (MADRES) Lab Alinne Barrera, PhD Printable PDF
Innovation and Gaming Lab Charlotte Beard PhD Printable PDF
Clinical Crises and Emergencies Research (CCER) Laboratory Bruce Bongar, PhD Website
Multicultural Suicide Research Center Bruce Bongar, PhD & Joyce Chu PhD Printable PDF
Peace and Human Rights **Not accepting new students** Lisa Brown, PhD, ABPP Printable PDF
Risk and Resilience Research Lab **Not accepting new students** Lisa Brown, PhD, ABPP Printable PDF
Children and Adolescents Psychotherapy and Technology Eduardo Bunge, PhD Printable PDF
Developing Minds Lab  **Not accepting new students** Joan Christodoulou, PhD Printable PDF
Casaletto Lab Dr. Kaitlin Casaletto Printable PDF
Ethnic Minority Mental Health Joyce Chu, PhD Printable PDF
Early Intervention Clinic Matthew Cordova, PhD Printable PDF
Wellness in Aging Lab (WIN Lab) Kaci Fairchild, PhD Printable PDF
Developmentally Informed Policy & Practice Amanda Fanniff, PhD Printable PDF
Center for the Study and Treatment of Anxious Youth (CSTAY) Robert Friedberg, PhD Printable PDF
Aging, Neuropsychology, and Depression Rowena Gomez, PhD Printable PDF
Palo Alto Addictions Research Center (PAARC) Amie Haas, PhD Printable PDF
Personality and Social Norms Janice Habarth, PhD Printable PDF
Harm Reduction and Addiction Treatment Lab **Not accepting new students** Nancy Haug, PhD  Printable PDF
Behavioral Research and Assessment in Neuropsychology (BRAIN) Rayna Hirst, PhD Printable PDF
Empowerment and Violence Prevention, Mood Disorders, & Neuropsychology Jennifer Keller, PhD Printable PDF
Borderline Personality Disorder, Emotion Science, and Treatment Lab (BESTLab) **Not accepting new students** Janice Kuo, PhD  Printable PDF
Choice-making And Computer Technology for Unipolar depression (CACTUs) Lab Yan Leykin Printable PDF
Memory Abilities and Processes Lab Daniel A. Levy, PhD. Research Advisor Printable PDF
REAL Lives Lab Liz McConnell, PhD Printable PDF
Culture, Community, and Global Mental Health Sita Patel, PhD Printable PDF
Digital Health & Education Research (DHER) Lab Blanca Pineda, Ed.D. Printable PDF
Socioemotional Neuropsychology Lab Kate Rankin, PhD Printable PDF
Transdiagnostic Attention Intervention (TRAIN) Lab Mikael Rubin, PhD Printable PDF
Research on Neurobiological Correlates and Cognitive Processes in Psychiatric Conditions Tilman Schulte, PhD Printable PDF
UCSF Memory and Aging Center (MAC)  Adam Staffaroni, PhD Printable PDF
STRENGTHS Lab Dr. Pei-Chun Tsai Printable PDF
Emotion, Cognition, and Neuropsychology Lab **Not accepting new students** Stacie Warren, PhD  Printable PDF
Forensic Chris Weaver, PhD Printable PDF
Trauma and Personality Studies Matthew Yalch, PhD Printable PDF