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Siobhan O'Leary Evarts, Ph.D.

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Department:Psychology
Title:Assistant Professor of Psychology
Background:Licensed Clinical Psychologist (CT and NY)
B.A., Psychology, The College of the Holy Cross
M.A., Psychology, Hofstra University
Ph.D., Clinical & School Psychology, Hofstra University
Office:Aquinas Room 116
Office Hours:M W 1:00pm - 2:30pm, 4:00pm-5:30pm
Phone:(203) 672-6675
Email:soevarts@albertus.edu
Courses:Introduction to Psychology
PY210 Behavior Modification
Strategic Leadership
PY211 Abnormal Psychology
PY312 Psychotherapy
PY530 Theories of Counseling
PY533 Psychopathology
PY537 Counseling Techniques

Dr. Evarts is currently a full-time assistant professor in the psychology department at Albertus Magnus College, where she teaches in the traditional undergraduate psychology program, the evening psychology accelerated degree program, the Master of Science in Human Services program, and the Master of Arts in Art Therapy program. Dr. Evarts is a licensed psychologist in Connecticut and New York, where she has held positions as a clinical psychologist at the Albert Ellis Institute and as the educational assessment supervisor at Prep for Prep. Dr. Evarts has presented scientific research and published articles on a variety of subjects, including anger, anxiety, alcohol use and cue exposure, and cocaine craving/cue reactivity. She has been certified in Mediation Skills Training with a focus on custody and visitation in divorce by the Hofstra University School of Law. Dr. Evarts has given professional trainings to mental health clinicians addressing the theory and therapeutic use of RE&CBT and psychiatric diagnostic interviewing, as well as seminars and workshops for the public on topics such as tolerating frustration and managing difficult kids. Dr. Evarts has treated clients with relationship conflicts, mood disorders, anger and aggression, addiction, and women's issues.

Specialties:

Psychopathology
Clinical Psychology
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Women's Issues
Treatment of Anxiety, Anger, Depression, Stress Management, Relationship Problems, and Substance Use

Publications:

Dowling, R., (O'Leary) Evarts, S., Vernon, A. (2012). Helping couples deal with relationship ambivalence. Cognitive and Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy with Couples: Theory and Practice, 49-63.

Fuller, J.R., DiGiuseppe, R., (Evarts) O'Leary, S., Fountain, T., & Lang, C. (2010). An open trial of a comprehensive anger treatment program on an outpatient sample. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 27, 1-6.

O'Leary, S., & Kassinove, H. (August, 2008). ATSS Anger and Aggression Verbalizations in Women. Accepted for poster presentation at the American Psychological Association annual conference, Boston, MA.

O'Leary, S.M. (2007). Relationship of trait anger and irrational thinking to ATSS anger and aggression verbalizations in women (Dissertation Annals). Hofstra University.

O'Leary, S., Fountain, T., Fuller, J.R., & DiGiuseppe, R. (August, 2006). A pilot of anger treatment with an outpatient sample. Panel presentation at American Psychological Association annual conference, New Orleans, LA.

DiGiuseppe, R., Fuller, J.R., & O'Leary, S. (August, 2006). Psychotherapy and Anger. American Psychological Association annual conference, New Orlearns, LA.

Reid, M., O'Leary, S., Careri, J., Palamar, F. Flammino, F. & Franck, J. (In Press). Alcohol cue exposure: Analysis of appetitive, withdrawal, and obsessive/compulsive based responding.

Reid, M., Angrist, B., Baker, S., O'Leary, S., Stone, J., Schwartz, M., Leiderman, D., Montgomery, A., Elkashef, A., Majewska, D., Robinson, J., & Rotrosen, J. (2005). A placebo controlled, double-blind study of mecamylamine treatment for cocaine dependence in patients enrolled in an opiate replacement program. Substance Abuse, 26, 5-14.

Reid, M., Ciplet, D., O'Leary, S., Branchey, M., Buydens-Branchey, L., & Angrist, B. (2004). Sensitization to the psychosis-inducing effects of cocaine compared with measures of cocaine craving and cue reactivity. The American Journal on Addictions, 13, 305-315.

Reid, M., Careri, J., O'Leary, S., Starosta, A., Prichep, L., Franck, J., & Wennberg, P. (2003). Positive and negative affect and physiological arousal in alcohol cue reactivity: alcoholics versus non-alcoholics. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, 57, 105.

Reid, M.S., Prichep, L.S., Ciplet, D., O'Leary, S., Tom, M., Howard, B., Rotrosen, J., & John, E.R. (2003). Quantitative electroencephalographic studies of cue-induced cocaine craving. Clinical Electroencephalography, 34, 110-123.

Professional Affiliations:

American Psychological Association (APA)
ssociation for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)

Siobhan O'Leary Evarts, Ph.D.