J. Gayle Beck, Ph.D.

Lillian and Morrie Moss Chair of Excellence Clinical (Psychotherapy)

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J. Gayle Beck, Ph.D.

Dr. Beck plans to admit a new doctoral student for Fall 2020 admission, pending budgetary approval


Ph.D., University at Albany - SUNY
A.B., Brown University

Research Interests

  • Adult Anxiety Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Treatment development
  • Experimental psychopathology

Recent Publications

  • Wise, E. A. & Beck, J. G. (in press). Mental Health Parity and Workers Compensation Insurance. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy.
  • Reich, C. M., Blackwell, N., Simmons, C. A., & Beck, J. G. (in press). Social Problem Solving Strategies and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in the aftermath of Intimate Partner Violence. Journal of Anxiety Disorders.
  • Reich, C. M., Jones, J. M., Woodward, M. J., Blackwell, N., Lindsey, L., & Beck, J. G. (in press). Does self-blame moderate psychological adjustment following intimate partner violence? Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
  • Beck, J. G., Reich, C. M., Woodward, M. J., Olsen, S. A., Jones, J. M., & Patton, S. C. (2015). How do negative emotions relate to dysfunctional post-trauma cognitions? An examination of interpersonal trauma survivors. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 7, 3-10.
  • Clapp, J. D., Patton, S. C., & Beck, J. G. (2015). Expressive inhibition in response to stress: Implications for emotional processing following trauma. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 29, 109-118.
  • Beck, J. G., Castonguay, L. G., Chronis-Tuscano, A., Klonsky, E. D., McGinn, L. K., & Youngstrom, E. A. (2014). Principles for Training in Evidence-Based Psychology: Recommendations for the Graduate Curricula in Clinical Psychology. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 21, 410-424.
  • Beck, J. G., Clapp, J.D., Jacobs-Lentz, J., McNiff, J., Avery, M. L., & Olsen, S. A. (2014). The association of mental health conditions with employment, interpersonal, and subjective functioning after intimate partner violence. Violence Against Women, 20, 1321-1337.
  • Clapp, J. D., Jones, J. M., Jaconis, M., Olsen, S. A.., Woodward, M. J., & Beck, J. G. (2014). Expressive inhibition following interpersonal trauma: An analysis of reported function. Journal of Anxiety Disorders. 28, 230-236.
  • Cody, M. W. & Beck, J. G. (2014). Physical Injury, PTSD Symptoms, and Medication Use: Examination in two trauma types. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 27, 74-81.
  • Clapp, J. D., Baker, A. S., Litwack, S. D., Sloan, D. M., & Beck, J. G. (2014). Properties of the Driving Behavior Survey among individuals with motor vehicle accident-related posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 28, 1-7.
  • Woodward, M. J., Patton, S. C., Olsen, S. A., McNiff, J., Reich, C. M., Blackwell, N., & Beck, J. G. (2013). How do attachment style and social support contribute to women's psychopathology following intimate partner violence? Examining clinician ratings versus self-report. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 27, 312-320.
  • Sloan, D. M., Feinstein, B. A., Gallagher, M .W., Beck, J. G., & Keane, T. M. (2013). Efficacy of Group Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms: A Meta-Analysis. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 5, 176-183.
  • Clapp, J.D. & Beck, J.G. (2012). Treatment of PTSD in older adults: Do cognitive-behavioral interventions remain viable? Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 19, 126-135.