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Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, 310 Moore Bldg. University Park, PA 16802-3103

Phone: (814) 863-1148

Fax: (814) 863-7002

email: mgn1@psu.edu

EDUCATION                        

1977-1981       B.S. (Cum Laude) in Psychology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst            

Summer 1980 Exchange student, Oxford University, England.         

1984-1987       M.A. in Clinical Psychology, State University of New York at Stony Brook.        

1988-1992       Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, State University of New York at Stony Brook (A.P.A. accredited).

1991-1992       Internship: Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA.  (A.P.A. accredited).           

1992-1994       Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine.    


OCCUPATIONAL RECORD         

1994-1996       Affiliate Assistant Professor of Psychology and Senior Research Associate, The Pennsylvania State University 

1996-p            Licensed Clinical Psychologist, License #: PS-008386-L     

1996-2002       Assistant Professor of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University    

2002-p            Associate Professor of Psychology The Pennsylvania State University      

2002-p           Director of the Center for the Treatment of Anxiety and Depression, The Pennsylvania State University

2004-2010       Director of Clinical Training, The Pennsylvania State University    

2005-p            Joint Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center

2012-p            Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, The Pennsylvania State University        


HONORS AND AWARDS

1980   Exchange Student, Oxford University

1981   Phi Beta Kappa

1989   Research Fellowship, State University of New York at Stony Brook

1989   Nominated to Sigma Xi the honors society for researchers

2006   American Psychological Association. Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12) Samuel M. Turner Clinical Research Award for distinguished contribution to applied clinical psychology

2009    American Psychological Association. Society of Psychotherapy (Division 29): Distinguished Publication of Psychotherapy Research Award. This award recognizes the first author of the best published peer reviewed empirical article on psychotherapy in the preceding calendar year.

2010-2011       Beck Institute Scholar. Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research. Fellowship program for individuals (identified by Aaron and Judith Beck) who they believe have and will make significant contributions to the field of cognitive therapy.

2011    Fellow,  American Psychological Association

2012 Fellow, American Psychological Association Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12), and Society of Psychotherapy (Division 29).

2013, 2014 Certificate of appreciation for distinguished service as chair of the Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12) Fellowship Committee.

2016 Fellow, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies



RESEARCH GRANTS

1996-1998 Co- Investigator, NIMH Grant 2RO1MH39172-12. Desensitization and cognitive therapy in general anxiety.  PI: Thomas D. Borkovec,   Direct Cost: 489,958.  Percent Effort: 10%. The goal of this project was to pilot test a therapy that combined cognitive behavioral, interpersonal and emotional processing techniques for generalized anxiety disorder.

1996-1998 Co-Investigator, Interdisciplinary Seed Grant.  Obtaining behavioral science data through the internet: A study of validity and reliability. PI: Ray Palmer.  Direct Cost: $3,000.  The goal of this project was to determine the validity and reliability of specific self-report assessment devices administered over the Internet.

1998-2000 Principal investigator, Research and Graduate Studies Offices Grant, College of Liberal Arts, Penn State University.  The efficacy of palmtop computer assisted therapy for panic disorder.  Direct cost: $2,500.00.  The goal of this study is to compare the efficacy of bibliotherapy to brief palmtop computer assisted therapy for panic disorder.

1998-2003 Co- investigator, NIMH Grant RO1 MH58593-02.  Cognitive and interpersonal therapies for generalized anxiety.  PI: Thomas D.  Borkovec. Direct cost: $ 1,485,000. Percent Effort: 20%.  The goal of this study is to compare the impact of cognitive behavioral therapy alone to combined cognitive behavioral therapy plus interpersonal/experiential therapy for generalized anxiety disorder.

2004-2005 Co- investigator, The Pennsylvania State University Children, Youth, and Family Consortium Grant. Racial disparities in college adjustment, engagement and performance, PI: T. Vescio.  Direct cost: $25,562.

2004-2005 Principal Investigator, The Pennsylvania State University Children, Youth, and Family Consortium Grant.  Web-based treatment of child anxiety. Direct cost: $24,200.

June 2005-2008 Co-investigator NICHD RFA U01HD051217, Work, stress, health and parenting among hotel employees.  PI: Ann Crouter.  Direct cost: $1, 049, 545.  Percent effort 5-10%.

January 2006-2009 Consultant, NIH R34, Combined treatment for GAD. PI: Paul Crits-Christoph, University of Pennsylvania

February 2011-2014 Co-investigator, The Pennsylvania State University Social Science Research Institute Level I grant. Extending EMA Studies to Populations with Psychopathology: An Outpatient Pilot Study. PI: Aaron Pincus. Direct cost: $4,920.00

March 2011-p Principal Investigator, The Pennsylvania State University Social Science Research Institute Level I grant. An interdisciplinary research team for momentary assessment and intervention of perseverative thought processes. Direct cost: $4,940.00

September 2011-p Member Data Safety and Monitoring Board. Adding Motivational Interviewing to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Severe Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Canadian Institute for Health Research. PI: Henny Westra, York University. 

October 2011-p Principal Investigator, The Pennsylvania State University Social Science Research Institute Level I grant. The brain mechanisms of maladaptive repetitive thought and its effects on emotional processing: An fMRI pilot study. Direct cost: $5,000.00

July 2011-August 2015 Principal Investigator NSF 1110970 (2011-2012) and Co-Prinicipal Investigator (2012-2014), SoCS: Studying the Computability of Emotions by Harnessing Massive Online Social Data. Total cost: $720,821.00

July 2012-August 2013 Principal Investigator NSF 1110970, SoCS: Studying the Computability of Emotions by Harnessing Massive Online Social Data.  NEU supplement for support for "Research Experiences for Undergraduates" Total cost: $ 16, 000.00

July 2012-August 2016 Co-Mentor K23 Career Development Award, A novel intervention to improve treatment adherence in bipolar disorder.  Awarded to Susan Wenze at Brown University.

August 2012-August 2015 Co-Investigator, The Pennsylvania State University Social Science Research Institute Level II grant. Validity and clinical utility of intensive repeated measures assessment. PI Ken Levy. Direct cost: $30,000.00

July 2013-August 2015 Co-Investigator NSF 1110970, SoCS: Studying the Computability of Emotions by Harnessing Massive Online Social Data.  NEU supplement for support for "Research Experiences for Undergraduates" Total cost: $ 34,000.00.  PI: James Wang. 

April 2014-March 2016 Principal Investigator Cancer Control and Population Health Program of the Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute Seed Funding, Multi-Modal Emotion Blogging and Social Networking for Cancer Survivors. Total cost: $25,000.00



EDITOR

Jan 2014-Dec 2017     Behavior Therapy

 

 

ASSOCIATE EDITOR

January 2009-2013        Behavior Therapy     


EDITORIAL BOARD         

2013-p            Health Behavior and Policy Review

2012-p            American Journal of Health Behavior

2010-p            Psychotherapy Research      

2001-p            Behavior Therapy        

2001-p            Cognitive Therapy and Research         

2005-2011      Cognitive and Behavioral Practice     

2001-2004       Journal of Clinical Psychology           


REVIEW BOARD     

1996-2012           American Journal of Health Behavior


GUEST EDITOR

1999   Journal of Clinical Psychology  Special Series entitled "Contemporary Challenges and New Directions in Psychotherapy"

2004   Journal of Clinical Psychology.  Special Series entitled: “Technology and Psychotherapy”

2012     Behavior Therapy.  Special Series entitled: “Breaking the Glass Ceiling”

2014     Behavior Therapy.  Special Series entitled: “Two-Way Bridge Between Science and Practice”

2016 Behavior Therapy. Special series for 50th Anniversary Issue of Behavior Therapy


PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS

1998 Member of the assessment (core battery) committee of a Clinical Research Network sponsored by the Pennsylvania Psychological Association

1999 Special NIH subcommittee to develop a template for effectiveness research.  This includes developing a multi-purpose treatment manual and research protocol to be used for primary care interventions.

1999 Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy Program Committee

2001 North American Society for Psychotherapy Research Selection 

2000 -p Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy Task Force to Develop Common Psychotherapy Language

2001-p American Psychological Association Division 12 Task Force on Defining Principles of Therapeutic Change (TFDPTC).

2009 Association for the Advancement of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy Program Committee

2010-2011 American Psychological Association, Division 12 Nominations and Elections Committee

2009-p American Psychological Association Two-way Bridge Committee, co-sponsored by Division 12 and Division 29.

October 2011-2012 Committee member, American Psychological Association Division 12 Fellowship Committee.

October 2013-2017 Association for the Advancement of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy Publications Committee

August 2012-2015 Chair, American Psychological Association Division 12 Fellowship Committee

2013-2015 Association for the Advancement of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy Program Committee

2015 Society of Ambulatory Assessment Program Committee


GRANT REVIEW    

December 1998   NIH Special Emphasis Panel

Oct 1999-June 2001  Reviewer for NIH study section on Behavioral and Biobehavioral Processes 5 (Adult Psychopathology)

March 2003   NIH Special Emphasis Panel

May 2003      Reviewer for NIMH Loan Repayment Program Applications

October 2004 NIH Special Emphasis Panel

March 2006   Reviewer for NIH panel to review predoctoral, postdoctoral, and minority fellowship applications.

February 2010  NIH Interventions Review Committee for Adult Mood and Anxiety Disorders, ad hoc reviewer


VISITING SCHOLAR

August 1998   University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia


PUBLICATIONS

Peer Review Journal Articles (*indicates current or former graduate student)

Shin, K. E.* & Newman, M. G. (in press) Using retrieval cues to attenuate return of fear in individuals with public speaking anxiety. Behavior Therapy. Pdf

Lu, X.*, Suryanarayan, P.*, Adams, R. B., Li, J., Newman, M. G., & Wang, J. Z. (in press). An investigation into three visual characteristics of complex scenes that evoke human emotion. Proceedings of Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction.

Jacobson, N. C.* & Newman, M.G. (in press). Anxiety and depression as bidirectional risk factors for one another: A meta-analysis of longitudinal studies. Psychological Bulletin.   Pdf

Llera, S. J.* & Newman, M. G. (2017). Development and validation of two measures of emotional contrast avoidance: The Contrast Avoidance Questionnaires. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 49, 114-127doi:10.1016/j.janxdis.2017.04.008 Pdf  Measures: CAQ-W, CAQ-GE

Scala, J. W., Levy, K. N., Johnson, B. N., Kivity, Y., Ellison, W. D., Pincus, A. L., Newman, M. G., & Wilson, S. J. (in press). The role of negative affect and self-concept clarity in predicting self-injurious urges in borderline personality disorder using ecological momentary assessment. Journal of Personality Disorders.

Newman, M. G., Cho*, S., & Kim, H.* (in press). Worry and generalized anxiety disorder: A review. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology.

Ye, J.*, Li, J., Newman, M. G., Adams, R., & Wang, J. (in press). Probabilistic multigraph modeling for improving the quality of crowdsourced affective data. IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing doi:10.1109/TAFFC.2017.2678472 Pdf

Szkodny, L. E.*, & Newman, M. G. (in press). Delineating characteristics of maladaptive repetitive thought: Development and preliminary validation of the Perseverative Cognitions Questionnaire (PCQ). Assessment. doi:10.1177/1073191117698753 Pdf

Newman, M. G., LaFreniere, L. S.*, & Jacobson, N. C.* (in press). Relaxation-induced anxiety: Effects of peak and trajectories of change on treatment outcome for generalized anxiety disorder. Psychotherapy Research. doi:10.1080/10503307.2016.1253891 Pdf

Crouch, T. A., Lewis, J. A. Erickson, T. M, & Newman, M. G. (in press). Prospective investigation of the contrast avoidance model of generalized anxiety and worry. Behavior Therapy. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2016.10.001 Pdf

Jacobson, N. C.* Lord, K. A.* & Newman, M.G. (2017). Perceived emotional social support in bereaved spouses mediates the relationship between anxiety and depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 211, 83-91. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2017.01.011 Pdf

Newman, M. G. (2016). Honoring the Past and Looking to the Future: Updates on Seminal Behavior Therapy Publications on Current Therapies and Future Directions. Behavior Therapy, 47, 773-775. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2016.08.003 Pdf

Newman, M. G. (2016). Honoring the past and looking to the future: Updates on seminal behavior therapy publications on etiology and mechanisms of change. Behavior Therapy, 47(5), 573-576 doi:10.1016/j.beth.2016.08.004 Pdf

Newman, M. G., Shin, K. E.*, Zuellig, A. R.* (2016) Developmental risk factors in generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders, 206, 94-102. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2016.07.008 Audioslide Presentation Pdf 

Newman, M. G., Jacobson, N. C.*, Erickson, T. M.*, & Fisher, A. J.* (2017). Interpersonal problems predict differential response to cognitive versus behavioral treatment in a randomized controlled trial. Behavior Therapy, 48(1), 56-68. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2016.05.005  Audioslide Presentation   Pdf 

LaFreniere, L. S.* & Newman, M. G.  (2016) A brief ecological momentary intervention for generalized anxiety disorder: A randomized controlled trial of the worry outcome journal. Depression and Anxiety, 33(9), 829-839. doi:10.1002/da.22507 Pdf

Fisher, A. J.* & Newman, M. G. (2016). Reductions in the diurnal rigidity of anxiety predict treatment outcome in cognitive behavioral therapy for generalized anxiety disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 79, 46-55. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2016.02.006  Pdf

Cohen, J. M.*, Feinstein, B. A., Rodriguez-Seijas, C. Taylor, C. B., & Newman, M. G. (2016). Rejection sensitivity as a transdiagnostic risk factor for internalizing psychopathology among gay and bisexual men. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 3(3), 259-264.     doi:10.1037/sgd0000170 Pdf

Reeves, J. W., Fisher, A. J.*, Newman, M. G., & Granger, D. A. (2016). Sympathetic and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal asymmetry in generalized anxiety disorder. Psychophysiology, 53(6), 951-957.  doi:10.1111/psyp.12634  Pdf

Cohen, J. M.*, Weiss, B. J., Taylor, C. B., Blasey, C., & Newman, M. G. (2016). Anxiety and related disorders and concealment in sexual minority young adults. Behavior Therapy, 47(1), 91-101. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2015.09.006 pdf

Jacobson, N. C.*, Newman, M. G., & Goldfried, M. R. (2016). Clinical feedback about empirically supported treatments for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Behavior Therapy, 47(1), 75-90. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2015.09.003 pdf

Erickson, T. M.,* Newman, M. G. Siebert, E. C., Carlile, J. A. & Scarsella, G. M. (2016). Does worrying mean caring too much? Interpersonal prototypicality of dimensional worry controlling for social anxiety and depressive symptoms. Behavior Therapy, 47(1), 14-28. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2015.08.003 pdf

Jacobson, N. C.* & Newman, M. G. (2016). Perceptions of close and group relationships mediate the relationship between anxiety and depression over a decade later. Depression and Anxiety, 33(1), 66-74. doi:10.1002/da.22402  pdf 

Kanuri, N., Newman, M. G., Ruzek, J. I., Kuhn, E., Manjula, M., Jones, M. Thomas, N., Abbott, J. M., Sharma, S., & Taylor, C. B. (2015). The feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of delivering Internet-based self-help and guided self-help interventions for generalized anxiety disorder to Indian university students: Design of a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research Research Protocols, 4(4), e136. doi:10.2196/resprot.4783 pdf

Newman, M. G., Castonguay, L. G., Jacobson, N. C.* & Moore, G. A. (2015). Adult attachment as a moderator of treatment outcome for GAD: Comparison between cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) plus supportive listening and CBT plus interpersonal and emotional processing therapy. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 83(5), 915-925. doi:10.1037/a0039359 pdf

Kanuri, N., Taylor, C. B., Cohen, J. M. & Newman, M. G. (2015).   Classification models for subthreshold generalized anxiety disorder among a college population: Implications for prevention. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 34, 43-52. doi:10.1016/j.janxdis.2015.05.011 pdf

McMain, S. F., Newman, M. G., Segal, Z. V., & DeRubeis, R. J. (2015). Cognitive behavioral therapy:  Current status and future research directions. Invited paper for Psychotherapy Research, 25(3), 321-329. doi:10.1080/10503307.2014.1002440 pdf

Erickson, T. M.*, Newman, M. G., Peterson, J. & Scarsella, G. (2015).  Ambivalence about interpersonal problems and traits predicts cross-situational variability of social behavior. Journal of Personality, 83(4), 429–440. doi:10.1111/jopy.12117 pdf

Ashe, M. L.*, Newman, M. G., Wilson, S. J. (2015). Delay discounting and the use of mindful attention versus distraction in the treatment of drug addiction: A conceptual review. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 103(1), 234-248. doi:10.1002/jeab.122 pdf

Kanuri, N., Newman, M. G., & Taylor, C. B. (2014). Think globally, treat locally: Technology’s integration with psychotherapy.  The Division of Psychotherapy, Division 29 WebsiteRetrieved from http://192.185.24.252/~societyp/think-globally-treat-locally-technologys-integration-with-psychotherapy/

Kanuri, N., Newman, M. G., & Taylor, C. B. (2014) Program-led, guided self-help interventions: Developing the role of the “Coach.” Invited paper for Psychotherapy Bulletin, 49(3), 9-14. pdf

Newman, M. G., Llera, S. J., Erickson T. M. & Przeworski, A. (2014). Basic science and clinical application of the Contrast Avoidance Model in generalized anxiety disorder. Invited paper for Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 24(3), 155-167. doi: 10.1037/a0037510 pdf

Jacobson, N. C.*, & Newman, M. G. (2014). Avoidance mediates the relationship between anxiety and depression over a decade later. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 28(5) 437-445. doi:10.1016/j.janxdis.2014.03.007. pdf

Markell, H, Newman, M. G., Gallop, R., Connolly Gibbons, M. B., Rickels, K., Crits-Christoph, P. (2014). Combined medication and CBT for generalized anxiety disorder with African American participants: Reliability and validity of assessments and preliminary outcomes. Behavior Therapy, 45(4), 455-588. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2014.02.008 pdf

Llera, S. J.* & Newman, M. G. (2014). Rethinking the role of worry in generalized anxiety disorder: Evidence supporting a model of emotional contrast avoidance.  Behavior Therapy, 45(3), 283-299. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2013.12.011 pdf

Newman, M. G., Przeworski*, A., Consoli, A. J., & Taylor, C. B. (2014). A randomized controlled trial of ecological momentary intervention plus group therapy for generalized anxiety disorder. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 51(2), 198-206. doi:10.1037/a00a0032519 pdf

Newman, M. G. (2014). Continuing the tradition of moving Behavior Therapy forward. Behavior Therapy, 45(1), 1-2. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2013.11.005 pdf

Szkodny, L. E.*, Newman, M. G., & Goldfried, M. R. (2014). Clinical experiences in conducting empirically supported treatments for generalized anxiety disorder. Behavior Therapy, 45(1), 7-20. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2013.09.009 pdf

Goldfried, M. R., Newman, M. G., Castonguay, L. G., Fuertes, J. N., Magnavita, J. J., Sobell, L., Wolff, A. W. (2014). On the dissemination of clinical experiences in using empirically supported treatments. Behavior Therapy, 45(1), 3-6. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2013.09.007 pdf

McGinn, L. K. & Newman, M. G. (in press). Status update on social anxiety disorder. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 6(2), 88-113.  doi:10.1521/ijct.2013.6.2.88  pdf

Newman, M. G. & Fisher, A. J.* (2013) Mediated moderation in combined cognitive behavioral therapy versus component treatments for generalized anxiety disorder. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 81(3), 405-414. doi:10.1037/a0031690 pdf

Newman, M. G., Llera, S. J.*, Erickson, T. M.*, Przeworski, A.*, & Castonguay, L. G. (2013). Worry and generalized anxiety disorder: A review and theoretical synthesis of research on nature, etiology, and treatment. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 9(1), 275-297. doi:10.1146/annurev-clinpsy-050212-185544  pdf

Fisher, A. J.*, & Newman, M. G. (2013). Heart rate and autonomic response to stress after experimental induction of worry versus relaxation in healthy, high-worry, and generalized anxiety disorder individuals. Biological Psychology, 9 (1), 65-74. doi:10.1016/j.biopsycho.2013.01.012 pdf

Lu, X., Suryanarayan, P., Adams, R. B., Li, J., Newman, M. G., & Wang, J. Z. (2012). On the computability of emotions.  Proceedings of the 20th ACM International Multimedia Conference, MM '12, Nara, Japan, October 29 - November 02, 2012. ACM 2012, 229-238. doi:10.1145/2393347.2393384  pdf

Newman, M. G. & McGinn, L. K. (2012).  Inspiration from role models and advice for moving forward. Invited paper for Behavior Therapy, 43(4), 721-723doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2012.03.001 pdf

McGinn, L. K. & Newman, M. G. (in press).  Lessons learned in looking back: Perspectives from trailblazers. Invited paper for Behavior Therapy, 43(4), 698-700. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2012.03.008  pdf

Conybeare D., Behar, E., Newman, M. G. & Borkovec, T.D. (in press). The PTSD Checklist: Reliability, Validity, and Factor Structure in a Non-Clinical Sample. Journal of Clinical Psychology. doi: 10.1002/jclp.21845 pdf

Crits-Christoph, P., Newman, M. G., Rickels, K., Gallop, R., Gibbons, M. B. C., Hamilton, J. L., Ring-Kurtz, S., & Pastva, A. M. (2011). Combined medication and cognitive therapy for generalized anxiety disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 25(8), 1087-1094. doi:10.1016/j.janxdis.2011.07.007 pdf

Fisher, A. J.*, Newman, M. G., & Molenaar, P. C. M. (2011). A quantitative method for the analysis of nomothetic relationships between idiographic structures: Dynamic patterns create attractor states for sustained post-treatment change. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 79(4), 552-563. doi:10.1037/a0024069  pdf

Przeworski, A.*, Newman, M. G., Pincus, A.L., Kasoff, M. B.*, Yamasaki, A. S.*, Castonguay, L.G., Berlin, K. S. (2011) Interpersonal pathoplasticity in individuals with generalized anxiety disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 120 (2), 286-298.  doi: 10.1037/a0023334  pdf

Newman, M. G. & Llera, S. J.* (2011). A novel theory of experiential avoidance in generalized anxiety disorder: A review and synthesis of research supporting a contrast avoidance model of worry. Clinical Psychology Review, 31(3), 371-382. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2011.01.008 pdf

Newman, M. G., Castonguay, L.G. Borkovec, T. D., Fisher, A. J.*, Boswell, J. F.*, Szkodny, L. E.*, & Nordberg, S. S.* (2011). A randomized controlled trial of cognitive-behavioral therapy for generalized anxiety disorder with integrated techniques from emotion-focused and interpersonal therapies. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 79(2), 171-181. doi: 10.1037/a0022489 pdf

Newman, M. G., Szkodny, L. E.*, Llera, S. J.*, & Przeworski, A.* (2011). A review of technology-assisted self-help and minimal contact therapies for anxiety and depression: Is human contact necessary for therapeutic efficacy? Clinical Psychology Review, 31(1), 89-103. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2010.09.008 pdf

Newman, M. G., Szkodny, L.*, Llera, S. J.*, & Przeworski, A.* (2011).  A review of technology assisted self-help and minimal contact therapies for drug and alcohol abuse and smoking addiction: Is human contact necessary for therapeutic efficacy? Clinical Psychology Review, 31(1), 178-186. doi:10.1016/j.cpr.2010.10.002  pdf

Boswell, J.*, Llera, S. J.*, Newman, M.G. & Castonguay, L.G.(2011). A Case of Premature Termination in a Treatment for Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 18(3), 326-337. doi:10.1016/j.cbpra.2010.09.001 pdf

Llera, S. J.* & Newman, M. G. (2010). Worry and emotional avoidance in generalized anxiety disorder:  Effects on physiological and subjective reactivity. Emotion, 10(5), 640-650. doi: 10.1037/a0019351   pdf

Newman, M. G. & Fisher, A. J.* (2010).  Expectancy/ credibility change as a mediator of cognitive behavioral therapy for generalized anxiety disorder: Mechanism of action or proxy for symptom change? International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 3(3), 245-260. doi: 10.1521/ijct.2010.3.3.245. pdf

Fisher, A. J.*, Granger, D. A., & Newman, M. G. (2010). Sympathetic arousal moderates self-reported physiological arousal symptoms at baseline and physiological flexibility in response to a stressor in generalized anxiety disorder. Biological Psychology, 83, 191-200. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2009.12.007. pdf

Newman, M. G., Przeworski, A.*, Fisher, A. J.,* & Borkovec, T. D. (2010). Diagnostic comorbidity in generalized anxiety disorder: Impact of comorbidity on psychotherapy outcome and impact of psychotherapy on comorbid diagnoses. Behavior Therapy, 41, 59-72. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2008.12.005. pdf

Erickson, T. M.*, Newman, M. G., & Pincus, A.L. (2009). Predicting unpredictability: Do measures of interpersonal rigidity/flexibility and distress predict intraindividual variability in social perceptions and behavior? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 97, 893-912. doi: 10.1037/a0016515. pdf

Ray, W. J., Molnar, C.*, Aikins, D.*, Yamasaki, A.*, Newman, M. G., Castonguay, L., & Borkovec, T. D.  (2009) Startle response in generalized anxiety disorder. Depression and Anxiety, 26, 147-154. doi: 10.1002/da.20479. pdf

Newman, M. G., Castonguay, L. G., Borkovec, T. D., Fisher, A. J.*, & Nordberg, S. S.* (2008). An open trial of integrative therapy for generalized anxiety disorder. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training. Special Issue: New treatments in psychotherapy, 45, 135-147. doi: 10.1037/0033-3204.45.2.135 (Winner of the American Psychological Association Society of Psychotherapy (Division 29): Distinguished Publication of Psychotherapy Research Award.). pdf

Oathes, D. J.*, Ray, W. J., Yamasaki, A. S.*, Borkovec, T. D., Castonguay, L. G. & Newman, M. G., Nitschke J. (2008). Worry, generalized anxiety disorder, and emotion: Evidence from the EEG gamma band. Biological Psychology, 79, 165-170. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2008.04.005. pdf

Erickson, T. M.*, Newman, M. G., & Pincus, A. L. (2008). Predicting interpersonal rigidity and oscillation: Flux and spin as tests of construct validity.  Society for Interpersonal Theory and Research Newsletter, 8, 2-3.

Dow, M. G. T., Kenardy, J. A., Johnston, D. W., Newman, M. G., Taylor, C. B., & Thomson, A. (2007).  Prognostic indices with brief and standard CBT for panic disorder II: Moderators of outcome. Psychological Medicine, 37, 1503-1509. doi: 10.1017/S0033291707000682. pdf

Dow, M. G. T., Kenardy, J. A., Johnston, D. W., Newman, M. G., Taylor, C. B., & Thomson, A. (2007).  Prognostic indices with brief and standard CBT for panic disorder I: Predictors of outcome.  Psychological Medicine, 37, 1493-1502. doi: 10.1017/S0033291707000670. pdf

Erickson, T. M.* & Newman, M.G. (2007) Interpersonal and emotional processes in GAD analogues during social interaction tasks. Behavior Therapy, 38, 364-377. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2006.10.005. pdf

Newman, M. G., & Anderson, N. L. (2007). Una revisión de la investigación básica y aplicada sobre el trastorno de ansiedad generalizada. / A review of basic and applied research on generalized anxiety disorder. Revista Argentina de Clínica Psicológica. Special Issue: Generalized anxiety disorder, 16, 7-20. pdf

Newman, M. G., Holmes, M.*, Zuellig, A. R.*, Kachin, K. E.*, & Behar, E. S.* (2006). The reliability and validity of the panic disorder self-report (PDSR): A new diagnostic measure of panic disorder. Psychological Assessment, 18, 49-61. doi: 10.1037/1040-3590.18.1.49. pdf  Panic Disorder Self Report and scoring

Newman, M. G. & Stiles, W. B. (2006). Therapeutic factors in treating anxiety disorders.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, 62, 649-659. doi: 10.1002/jclp.20262. pdf

Przeworski, A.* & Newman, M. G. (2006). The efficacy and utility of computer-assisted cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders. Clinical Psychologist 10, 43-53. doi: 10.1080/13284200500378779. pdf

Erickson, T. M.* & Newman, M.G. (2005). Cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy for generalized anxiety disorder: A primer.  Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, 5(2), 247-257. doi: 10.1586/14737175.5.2.247. pdf

Przeworski, A.* & Newman, M.G. (2004). Ambulatory Computer-Assisted Group Therapy for Generalized Social Phobia. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 60, 179-188. doi: 10.1002/jclp.10246. pdf

Newman, M.G. (2004).  Technology in Psychotherapy: An Introduction. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 60, 141-145. doi: 10.1002/jclp.10240. pdf

Newman, M.G., Erickson, T. M.*, Przeworski, A.* & Dzus, E.* (2003).  Self-help and minimal contact therapies for anxiety disorders: Is human contact necessary for therapeutic efficacy?  Journal of Clinical Psychology, 59, 251-274. doi: 10.1002/jclp.10128. pdf

Newman, M.G., Kachin, K. E.*, Zuellig, A. R.*, Constantino, M. J.* & Cashman, L.* (2003). The social phobia diagnostic questionnaire: Preliminary validation of a new self-report diagnostic measure of social phobia. Psychological Medicine, 33, 623-635. doi: 10.1017/S0033291703007669. pdf    SPDQ Measure and scoring

Borkovec, T. D., Newman, M. G., & Castonguay, L. G. (2003) Cognitive behavioral therapy for generalized anxiety disorder with integrations from interpersonal and experiential therapies. CNS Spectrums, 8, 382-389. pdf

Kenardy, J. A., Dow, M. G. T., Johnston, D. W., Newman, M. G., Thomson, A., & Taylor, C. B. (2003).  A comparison of delivery methods of cognitive behavioural therapy for panic disorder:  An international multicentre trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 71, 1068-1075. doi: 10.1037/0022-006X.71.6.1068. pdf

Taylor, C. B., Cameron, R., Newman, M. G. & Junge, J. (2002). Issues related to combining risk factor reduction and clinical treatment for eating disorders in defined populations. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research, 29, .81-90. doi: 10.1007/BF02287835. pdf

Borkovec, T. D., Newman, M. G., Pincus, A. L., & Lytle, R. (2002).  A component analysis of cognitive behavioral therapy for generalized anxiety disorder and the role of interpersonal problems. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 70, 288-298. doi:10.1037/0022-006X.70.2.288. pdf

Newman, M.G., Zuellig, A. R.*, Kachin, K. E.*, Constantino, M. J.*, Przeworski, A.*, Erickson, T.*, & Cashman-McGrath, L.* (2002).  Preliminary reliability and validity of the GAD-Q-IV: A revised self-report diagnostic measure of generalized anxiety disorder.  Behavior Therapy, 33, 215-233. doi:10.1016/S0005-7894(02)80026-0. pdf  Generalized Anxiety Disorder Questionnaire and scoring

Kachin, K. E.*, Newman, M. G., & Pincus, A. L. (2001).  An interpersonal approach to the classification of social phobia subtypes. Behavior Therapy, 32, 479-501. (abstracted in Clinician’s Research Digest, December 2001). doi: 10.1016/S0005-7894(01)80032-0. pdf

Newman, M.G. (2000).  Recommendations for a cost offset model of psychotherapy allocation using generalized anxiety disorder as an example. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 549-555. doi: 10.1037/0022-006X.68.4.549. pdf

Newman, M.G., Clayton, L., Zuellig, A. R.*, Cashman, L.*, Arnow, B., Dea, R., & Taylor, C.B. (2000). The relationship of childhood sexual abuse and depression with somatic symptoms and objective medical utilization. Psychological Medicine, 30, 1063-1077. doi: 10.1017/S003329179900272X. pdf

Newman, M. G., Consoli, A., & Taylor, C. B. (1999). A palmtop computer program for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder. Behavior Modification, 23, 597-619. doi: 10.1177/0145445599234005. pdf

Newman, M. G., Borkovec, T. D., Hope, D. A., Kozak, M. J., McNally, R .J., & Taylor, C. B.  (1999).  Future directions in the treatment of anxiety disorders: An examination of theory, basic science, public policy, psychotherapy research, clinical training, and practice. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 55, 1325-1345. doi:10.1002/(SICI)1097-4679(199911)55:11<1325::AID-JCLP2>3.0.CO;2-W. pdf

Newman, M.G., & Castonguay, L.G. (1999).  Contemporary challenges and new directions in psychotherapy: An introduction. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 55, 1321-1323. doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-4679(199911)55:11<1321::AID-JCLP1>3.0.CO;2-2. pdf

Newman, M. G., & Castonguay, L. G. (1999). Reflecting on current challenges and future directions in psychotherapy: What can be learned from dialogues between clinicians, researchers, and policy makers? Journal of Clinical Psychology, 55, 1407-1413. doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-4679(199911)55:11<1407::AID-JCLP6>3.0.CO;2-N. pdf

Newman, M. G. (1999). The clinical use of palmtop computers in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder.  Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 6, 222-234. doi: 10.1016/S1077-7229(99)80080-7. pdf

Newman, M. G., Kenardy, J., Herman, S., & Taylor, C.B. (1997). Comparison of cognitive-behavioral treatment of panic disorder with computer assisted brief cognitive behavioral treatment.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 65, 178-183. doi: 10.1037//0022-006X.65.1.178. pdf

Newman, M. G., Consoli, A., & Taylor, C. B. (1997). Computers in the assessment and cognitive-behavioral treatment of clinical disorders: Anxiety as a case in point. Behavior Therapy, 28, 211-235. doi: 10.1016/S0005-7894(97)80044-5. pdf

Newman, M. G., Kenardy, J., Herman, S., & Taylor, C.B.(1996). The use of hand-held computers as an adjunct to cognitive-behavior therapy.  Computers in Human Behavior, 12, 135-143. doi: 10.1016/0747-5632(95)00024-0. pdf

Newman, M. G., & Stone, A. A. (1996).  Does humor moderate the effects of experimentally induced stress?  Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 18(2), 101-109. doi: 10.1007/BF02909582. pdf

Hofmann, S. G., Newman, M. G., Ehlers, A., & Roth, W. T.  (1995). Psychophysiological differences between subtypes of social phobics.  Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 104, 224-231. doi: 10.1037//0021-843X.104.1.224. pdf

Hofmann, S. G., Newman, M. G., Taylor, C. B., & Roth, W. T. (1995).  Social phobia with and without avoidant personality disorder: Preliminary behavior therapy outcome findings.  Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 9, 427-438. doi: 10.1016/0887-6185(95)00022-G. pdf

Newman, M. G., & Borkovec, T. (1995).  Cognitive-behavioral treatment of generalized anxiety disorder. The Clinical Psychologist, 48, 5-7. pdf

Newman, M. G., Hofmann, S. G, Trabert, W., Roth, W. T., & Taylor, C. B. (1994).  Does behavioral treatment of social phobia lead to cognitive changes?  Behavior Therapy, 25, 503-517. doi:10.1016/S0005-7894(05)80160-1. pdf

Kennedy-Moore, E., Greenberg, M.A., Newman, M. G., & Stone, A. A. (1992).  The relationship between daily events and mood: The mood measure may matter.  Motivation and Emotion, 16, 143-155. doi: 10.1007/BF00995516. pdf

Stone, A.A., Greenberg, M. A., Kennedy-Moore, E., & Newman, M. G. (1991).  Self-report situation-specific coping questionnaires: What are they measuring?  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 61, 648-658. doi: 10.1037//0022-3514.61.4.648. pdf

Book Chapters

Youn, S., Xiao, H., Kim H., Castonguay, L. G., McAleavey, A., Newman, M. G., Safran, J. (in press) Effective and less effective therapists for generalized anxiety disorder: Are they conducting therapy the same way? In L. G. Castonguay and C. E. Hill (Eds.), Therapists Effects in Psychotherapy. Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association.

Newman, M. G., Shin, K. E.*, LaFreniere, L. S.* Mechanisms and treatment of generalized anxiety disorder.  To be published In D. McKay J. Abramowitz, & E. Storch (Eds). Mechanisms of Syndromes and Treatment for Psychological Problems. New York: Wiley

Newman, M. G., LaFreniere, L. L.*, Shin K. E.* (in press). Cognitive-behavioral therapies in historical perspective. In L. E. Beutler, A. J. Consoli, & B. Bongar (Eds). Comprehensive Textbook of Psychotherapy: Theory and Practice. New York: Oxford University Press.

Erickson, T. M.*, Newman, M. G., & McGuire, A. (2015). Adding an interpersonal-experiential focus to cognitive behavioral therapy for generalized anxiety disorder. In N. Thoma & D. Mckay (Eds) Working with emotion in cognitive behavioral therapy: Techniques for Clinical Practice (pp. 356-380). New York: Guilford.   

Llera, S. J.*, & Newman, M. G. (2015). Generalized anxiety disorder. In R. L. Cautin and S. O. Lilienfeld (Series Eds) and E. Tone (Vol. Ed.) The Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology. New York: Wiley. doi: 10.1002/9781118625392.wbecp161 pdf

Szkodny, L. E.*, Jacobson, N. C.* & Newman, M. G. (2014). Generalized Anxiety Disorders. In F. Schneier, & B. Milrod (Eds). Gabbards Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders (pp. 381-392).  New York: American Psychiatric Association Press. pdf

Mortazavi, A.*, Youn, S. J.*, Newman, M.G. & Castonguay, L.G. & Molnar, C. (2014). Treating generalized anxiety disorder. In L. Grossman and S. Wallfish  (Eds). Translating Research into Practice: A Desk Reference for Practicing Mental Health Professionals (pp. 183-185). New York: Springer Publishing.  pdf

Newman, M. G., Jacobson, N. C.*, & Castonguay, L. G. (2013). Interpersonal and emotion-focused processing psychotherapy. In P. Emmelkamp and T. Ehring (Eds). The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Anxiety Disorders (pp. 840-851). New York: Wiley. doi:10.1002/9781118775349.ch41 pdf

Szkodny, L. E.*, & Newman, M. G. (2013). Generalized anxiety disorder. In S. G. Hofmannn (Series Ed.), The Wiley Handbook of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Vol. III. CBT for specific disorders (1st ed., pp. 1001-1022). New York: Wiley-Blackwell. doi: 10.1002/9781118528563.wbcbt42 pdf

Newman, M. G., Crits-Christoph, P., Szkodny, L. E.* (2013). Generalized anxiety disorder. In L. G. Castonguay, and T. F. Oltmanns (Eds). Psychopathology: From science to clinical practice (pp. 62-80). New York: Guilford Press.  pdf

Castonguay, L. G., Nelson, D. L., Boswell, J. F., Nordberg, S. S., McAleavey, A. A., Newman, M. G., & Borkovec, T. D. (2012). Corrective experiences in cognitive behavior and interpersonal–emotional processing therapies: A qualitative analysis of a single case. In L. G. C. C. E. Hill (Ed.), Transformation in psychotherapy: Corrective experiences across cognitive behavioral, humanistic, and psychodynamic approaches (pp. 245-279). Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association. doi: 10.1037/13747-013  pdf

Hill, C. E., Castonguay, L. G., Farber, B. A., Knox, S., Stiles, W. B., Anderson, T., Angus, L. E., Barber, J. P., Beck, J. G., Bohart, A. C., Caspar, F., Constantino, M. J., Elliott, R., Friedlander, M. L., Goldfried, M. R., Greenberg, L. S., Holtforth, M. G., Hayes, A. M., Hayes, J. A., Heatherington, L., Ladany, N., Levy, K. N., Messer, S. B., Muran, J. C., Newman, M. G., Safran, J. D., & Sharpless, B. A. (2012). Corrective experiences in psychotherapy: Definitions, processes, consequences, and research directions. In L. G. Castonguay & C. E. Hill (Eds.), Transformation in psychotherapy: Corrective experiences across cognitive behavioral, humanistic, and psychodynamic approaches (pp. 355-370). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. doi: 10.1037/13747-017  pdf

Przeworski, A.*, & Newman, M. G. (2012). Technology in psychotherapy: Strengths and limitations. In L. L’Abate, and D. A. Kaiser, (Eds) Handbook of Technology in Psychology, Psychiatry, and Neurology: Theory, Research, and Practice (pp. 19-41). New York: Nova Science Publishers.  pdf

Newman, M.G., Koif, D.*, Przeworski, A.* & Llera, S. J.* (2010) Anxiety disorders.  In M. A. Cucciare, & K. R. Weingardt (Eds). Using technology to support evidence-based behavioral health practices: A Clinician’s Guide. New York: Taylor and Francis. pdf

Newman, M. G., & Erickson, T. M.* (2010). Generalized anxiety disorder. In J. G. Beck (Ed.), Interpersonal processes in the anxiety disorders: Implications for understanding psychopathology and treatment (pp. 235-259). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. doi:10.1037/12084-009. pdf

Holmes, M.*, & Newman, M. G. (2006). Generalized anxiety disorder. In M. Hersen & J. C. Thomas (Series Eds.), & F. Andrasik (Vol. Ed.), Comprehensive handbook of personality and psychopathology: Vol. II. Adult psychopathology (pp. 101-120). New York: John Wiley & Sons. pdf

Newman, M. G., Stiles, W. B., Janeck, A., & Woody, S. R. (2006). Integration of therapeutic factors in anxiety disorders. In L. G. Castonguay & L. E. Beutler (Eds.), Principles of therapeutic change that work (pp. 187-202). New York: Oxford University Press. pdf

Newman, M. G., Crits-Christoph, P., Connelly Gibbons, M. B., & Erickson, T. M.* (2006). Participant factors in treating anxiety disorders. In L. G. Castonguay & L. E. Beutler (Eds.), Principles of therapeutic change that work (pp. 121-154). New York: Oxford University Press. pdf

Castonguay, L. G., Newman, M. G., Borkovec, T. D., Holtforth, M. G., & Maramba, G. G.* (2005). Cognitive-behavioral assimilative integration. In J. C. Norcross & M. R. Goldfried (Eds.), Handbook of psychotherapy integration (2nd ed., pp. 241-260). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. pdf

Newman, M.G., Castonguay, L.G., Borkovec, T.D. & Molnar, C.* (2004). Integrative psychotherapy. In R.G, Heimberg , C.L. Turk, & D.S. Mennin (Eds), Generalized anxiety disorder (pp. 320-350).  New York: Guilford Press. pdf

Newman, M.G. & Borkovec, T.D. (2002). Cognitive behavioral therapy for worry and generalized anxiety disorder. In G. Simos (Ed.) Cognitive behavior therapy: A guide for the practicing clinician (pp. 150-172). New York: Taylor and Francis Inc. pdf

Newman, M. G. (2000). Generalized anxiety disorder. In M. Hersen & M. Biaggio (Eds.), Effective brief therapies: A clinician's guide (pp. 157-178). San Diego, CA: Academic Press. doi:10.1016/B978-012343530-9/50010-3. pdf

Borkovec, T. D., & Newman, M. G. (1998). Worry and generalized anxiety disorder. In A. S. Bellack & M. Hersen (Series Eds.), & P. Salkovskis (Vol. Ed.), Comprehensive clinical psychology: Vol. 6. Adults: Clinical formulation & treatment. (pp. 439-459). Oxford, England: Pergamon/Elsevier Science. doi:10.1016/B0080-4270(73)00201-7 pdf

Borkovec, T. D., Castonguay, L. G., & Newman, M. G. (1997). Measuring treatment outcome for posttraumatic stress disorder and social phobia: A review of current instruments and recommendations for future research. In H. H. Strupp, L. M. Horowitz & M. J. Lambert (Eds.), Measuring patient changes in mood, anxiety, and personality disorders:  Toward a core battery. (pp. 117-154). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. doi:10.1037/10232-005. pdf

Stone, A.A., Kennedy-Moore, E., Newman, M.G., Greenberg, M.A., & Neale, J.M. (1992).  Conceptual and methodological issues in current coping assessments.  In Carpenter, B.N. (Ed.), Personal coping: Theory, research and application (pp. 15-29). Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers. pdf

Former Graduate Student Mentees
         • Aaron J. Fisher (Currently an Assistant Professor at UC Berkeley). http://psychology.berkeley.edu/people/aaron-fisher

Sandra Llera (Currently an Assistant Professor at Towson University). http://www.towson.edu/psychology/3%20-%20Faculty%20Information/LleraSandra.asp

Amy Przeworski (Currently an Assistant Professor at Case Western Reserve University). http://psychology.case.edu/faculty/przeworski_amy.html

Thane Erickson (Currently an Associate Professor at Seattle Pacific University). http://www.spu.edu/depts/spfc/undergradpsych/faculty-staff/thane-erickson.asp

Srijana Shresta (Currently an Assistant Professor at University of St. Thomas)


Former Undergraduate Student Mentees
Jason Moser (Currently an Assistant Professor at Michigan State University) http://cpl.psy.msu.edu/the-team/
Demond Grant (Currently an Assistant Professor at Oklahoma State University) http://demondgrant.wix.com/leaplabokstate#!director/c5y
Michael Suvak (Currently an Assistant Professor at Suffolk University). https://www.suffolk.edu/college/12199.php


My current lab from top left, Hanjoo Kim, Sunghye Jen Cho, Lauren Szkodny, 
Nick Jacobson, Luc LaFreniere, Michelle Newman, and Ki Eun Shin