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Publications

Selected publications by TAP clinicians. Please contact us if you are interested in more information about any of the specific papers listed below.

01

DBT

Ritschel, L.A., Guy, L., & Maddox, B.B. (in press). A pilot study of Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills training for autistic adults. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy.

Lothes, J.E., McCool, M.W., Mochrie, K.D., Guender, E., St. John, J. (2021). Applying Adherent DBT Principles to Treatment in a Partial Hospital Setting: An Analysis Over 5-years of Outcomes from Intake to Discharge. Journal of Clinical Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/jclp.23188

 

Harned, M.S., Ritschel, L.A., & Schmidt, S.C. (2021). Effects of workshop training in the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Prolonged Exposure Protocol on clinician beliefs, adoption, and clinical outcomes. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 34(2), 427-439. https://doi.org/10.1002/jts.22622

 

Mochrie, K.D., Lothes, J., Guendner, E., & St. John, J. (2020). DBT-informed treatment in a partial hospital and intensive outpatient program: The role of step-down care. Research in Psychotherapy: Psychopathology, Process and Outcome, 23(2), 111- 122. doi: 10.4081/ripppo.2020.461

Mochrie, K.D., Lothes, J., Quickel, J.W., E., St. John, J., & Carter, C. (2019) From the hospital to the clinic: The impact of mindfulness in a DBT-informed partial hospital program. Journal of Clinical Psychology; 1-10. doi: 10.1002/jclp.22774

Lothes, J., Mochrie, K., Wilson, M., & Hakan, R. (2019). The effect of DBT-Informed mindfulness skills (WHAT and HOW Skills) and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction practices on test anxiety in college students: A mixed design study. Current Psychology, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-019-00207-y

 

Lothes, J., Mochrie, K., & Jones, C. (2017). The "What" and "Hows" of mindfulness: Using DBT's mindfulness skills to reduce test anxiety. Building Healthy Academic Communities Journal 1(2), 10-20. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18061/bhac.v1i2.6029

 

Lothes, J. E., Mochrie, K.D., Quickel, E.J.W., & St. John, J. (2016). Evaluation of a Dialectical Behavior Therapy-informed partial hospital program: Outcome data and exploratory analyses. Research in Psychotherapy: Psychopathology, Process and Outcome. 19(2), 150-156. doi: 10.4081/ripppo.2016.219

 

Ritschel, L.A., Lim, N.L., & Stewart, L.S. (2015). Transdiagnostic applications of DBT for adolescents and adults. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 69(2) 111-128. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.psychotherapy.2015.69.2.111

 

Lothes J.E., Mochrie K. D., & St. John, J. (2014). The effects of a DBT-Informed partial hospital program on depression, anxiety, hopelessness, and degree of suffering. Journal of Psychology and Psychotherapy 4:144. doi: 10.4172/2161-0487.1000144

 

Rizvi, S.L. & Ritschel, L.A. (2014). Mastering the art of the behavioral chain analyses. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 21, 335-349. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpra.2013.09.002

 

Ritschel, L.A., Miller, A.L., & Taylor, V. (2013). Dialectical behavior therapy for emotion dysregulation. In J. Ehrenreich-May & B. Chu (Eds.), Transdiagnostic Mechanisms and Treatment for Youth Psychopathology, pp. 203-232. New York: Guilford.

 

Ritschel, L.A., Cheavens, J.S., & Nelson, J. (2012). Dialectical behavior therapy in an intensive outpatient program with a mixed-diagnostic sample. Journal of Clinical Psychology 68(3), 221-235. doi:10.1002/jclp.20863

02

Stress & Trauma

Sheppard, C. S., Giletta, M., & Prinstein, M. J. (2019). Peer victimization trajectories at the adolescent transition: Associations among chronic victimization, peer-reported status, and adjustment. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology. 48, 218-227.

doi: 10.1080/15374416.2016.1261713

 

Cooley, J.L., Ritschel, L.A., Frazer, A.L., & Blossom, J.B. (2019). The influence of internalizing symptoms and emotion dysregulation on the association between community violence exposure and aggression among urban adolescents. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 15, 1-11.

 

Corson, A., Loveless, J., Mochrie, K., Whited, M. (2018). Perfectionism in Relation to Stress and Cardiovascular Disease among Gifted Individuals and the Need for Affective Interventions. Roeper Review 40(1). doi.org/10.1080/02783193.2017.1393711

 

Neigh, G.N., Ritschel, L.A., Kilpela, L.S., Harrell, C.S., & Bourke, C.H. (2013). Translational reciprocity: Bridging the gap between preclinical studies and clinical treatment of stress effects on the adolescent brain. Neuroscience, 249, 139-153. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2012.09.075

 

Neigh, G.N., Ritschel, L.A., & Nemeroff, C.B. (2010). Biological consequences and transgenerational impact of violence and abuse. Psychiatric Times, 27(11).

03

Other Treatments for Youth

Georgeson, A., Highlander, A., Loiselle, R., Zachary, C., Jones, D.J. (2020). Engagement in Technology-Enhanced Interventions for Children and Adolescents: Current Status and Recommendations for Moving Forward. Clinical Psychology Review, 101858. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2020.101858

 

Zachary, C., Jones, D.J. (2019). The Role of Irritability in the Treatment of Behavior Disorders: A Review of Theory, Research, and a Proposed Framework. Journal of Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 1-11. doi: 10.1007/s10567-018-00272-y

 

McKee, L., Parent, J., Zachary, C., Forehand, R. (2018). Mindful Parenting and Emotion Socialization Practices: Concurrent and Longitudinal Associations. Family Process, 57(3): 752-766. doi: 10.1111/famp.12329

 

Zachary, C., Jones, D.J., Baucom, D., McKee, L., Forehand, R. (2017). The Role of Emotion Regulation and Socialization in Behavioral Parent Training: A Pilot Study. Behavior Modification. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0145445517735492

 

Jacob, M., Keeley, M.L., Ritschel, L.A., & Craighead, W.E. (2013). Behavioural activation in the treatment of African American adolescents with major depressive disorder: A case series. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 20, 87-96. doi: 10.1002/cpp.774

 

Ritschel, L.A., Ramirez, C.L., Jones, M., & Craighead, W.E. (2011). Behavioral Activation for depressed teens: Results of a pilot study. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 18, 281-299. doi:10.1016/j.cbpra.2010.07.002

04

Emotion Regulation

Ritschel, L.A. & Ramirez, C.L. (2015). Emotion regulation: Staying in control. In S. Lynn, B. O’Donohue, & S. Lilienfeld (Eds.), Better, Stronger, Wiser: Psychological Science and Well-Being. New York: Sage.

Merwin, R.M., Moskovich, A.A., Wagner, R., Ritschel, L.A., Craighead, L.W., & Zucker, N.L. (2013). Emotion regulation difficulties in anorexia nervosa: Relationship to self-perceived sensory sensitivity. Cognition and Emotion, 27, 441-452. doi: 10.1080/02699931.2012.719003

 

Muralidharan A., Yoo, D., Ritschel L.A., Simeonova D.I., & Craighead, W.E. (2010). Development of emotion regulation in children of bipolar parents: Putative contributions of socioemotional and familial risk factors. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 17, 169–186. doi:10.1111/j.1468-2850.2010.01209.x

Mochrie, K.D., (2020). Older Adult Alcohol Use in Relation to Cognition: An Exploratory Analysis. Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine. DOI: 10.1097/CXA.0000000000000096

 

Mochrie, K.D., Ellis, J., Whited, M. (2019). Does it Matter What We Drink?: Beverage Type Preference Predicts Specific Alcohol-Related Negative Consequences in a College Student Sample. Journal of Substance Use and Misuse. doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2018.1549082

 

Mochrie, K.D., Whited, M., Cellucci, T., Freeman, T., Corson, A. (2018). ADHD, Depression, and Substance Abuse Risk among Beginning College Students. Journal of American College Health. https://doi-org.jproxy.lib.ecu.edu/10.1080/07448481.2018.1515754

 

Konecky, B., Cellucci, T., Mochrie, K. (2016). Predictors of Program Failure in a Juvenile Drug Court Program. Addictive Behaviors. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.03.025

 

Sheppard, C. S., Golonka, M., & Costanzo, P. R. (2012). Evaluating the impact of a substance use intervention program on the peer status and influence of adolescent peer leaders. Prevention Science, 13, 75-85. doi: 10.1007/s11121-011-0248-z

Jones, D.J., Loiselle, R., Zachary, C., Georgeson, A., Highlander, A., Turner, P., Youngstrom, J., Khavjou, O., Anton, M., Gonzalez, M., Bresland, N., Forehand, R. (2021). Optimizing Engagement in Behavioral Parent Training:  Progress Toward a Technology-Enhanced Treatment Model. Behavior Therapy, 52(2): 508-521. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2020.07.001

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Behavioral

Parent

Training

07

Leadership,

Hope, &

Resilience

Peairs, K. F., Sheppard, C. S., Putallaz, M., & Costanzo P. R., (2019). Leader of the pack: Academic giftedness and leadership in early adolescence. Journal of Advanced Academics, 30, 416-440. doi:10.1177/1932202X19847667.

 

Gallagher, M.W., Cheavens, J.S., Edwards, L.M., Feldman, D.B., Gum, A.M., Marques, S.C., Rand, K.L., Ritschel, L.A., Pedrotti, J.T., & Shorey, H.S. (2017). Future directions in the science of hope. In S. Lopez and M. Gallagher (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Hope. New York: Oxford University Press.

 

Ritschel, L. A. & Sheppard, C. S. (2017). Hope and depression. In S. Lopez and M. Gallagher (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Hope. New York: Oxford University Press.

 

Cheavens, J.S. & Ritschel, L.A. (2014). Hope. In M. Tugade, M. Shiota, & L. Kirby (Eds.), Handbook of Positive Emotions. New York: Guilford.

 

Snyder, C.R., Ritschel, L.A., Rand, K.L., & Berg, C. (2006). Balancing psychological assessments: Including strengths and hope in client reports. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 62(1), 33-46. 10.1002/jclp.20198

Snyder, C.R., Rand, K.L., & Ritschel, L.A. (2006). Hope over time. In L. Sanna & E. Chang (Eds.), Judgments over time: The interplay of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. New York: Oxford University Press.

05

Substance Use

08

The

Unified

Protocol

Cassiello-Robbins, C., Rosenthal, M. Z., & Ammirati, R. (in press). Delivering transdiagnostic treatment over telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic: Application of the Unified Protocol. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice.

 

Cassiello-Robbins, C., Southward, M. W., Wilner Tirpak, J., & Sauer-Zavala, S. (2020). A systematic review of Unified Protocol applications: Facilitating widespread dissemination via adaptability. Clinical Psychology Review, 78. doi:10.1016/j.cpr.2020.101852

 

Cassiello-Robbins, C., Sauer-Zavala, S., Brody, L. R., & Barlow, D. H. (2020). Exploring the effects of the mindfulness and behavior change modules from the Unified Protocol on dysregulated anger in the context of emotional disorders. Behavior Therapy, 51(6), 933-945. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beth.2019.12.007

 

Cassiello-Robbins, C., Sauer-Zavala, S., Wilner, J. G., Bentley, K. H., Conklin, L. R., Farchione, T. J., & Barlow, D. H. (2018). The effects of transdiagnostic versus single diagnosis protocols on anger during the treatment of anxiety disorders. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 206(7), 549-554. doi:10.1097/NMD.0000000000000834

 

Barlow, D. H., Farchione, T. J., Bullis, J. R., Gallagher, M. W., Murray-Latin, H., Sauer-Zavala, S. E., … & Cassiello-Robbins, C. (2017). The Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders compared with diagnosis-specific protocols for anxiety disorders: A randomized clinical trial. JAMA Psychiatry, 74(9), 875-884. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2017.2164

 

Sauer-Zavala, S., Cassiello-Robbins, C., Conklin, L. R., Bullis, J. R., Thompson-Hollands, J., & Kennedy, K. A. (2017). Isolating the unique effects of the Unified Protocol treatment modules using single case experimental design. Behavior Modification, 41(2), 286-307. doi:10.1177/0145445516673827