Dianne L. Chambless, Ph.D.
Merriam Term Professor of Psychology
Director of Clinical Training
Department of Psychology
University of Pennsylvania
The Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology
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1979 Ph.D. Clinical Psychology,
1972 M.A. Psychology,
1969 B.A. Political Science,
Courses Currently Taught:
Psychology 600-303, Proseminar in Psychopathology Psychology
Psychology 704, Research Methods in Clinical and Social Psychology
Psychology 709, Empirically Supported Therapies
Anxiety disorders, cognitive-behavior therapy, prediction of treatment outcome, especially by family relationship factors (perceived criticism, expressed emotion), and identification of empirically supported psychological interventions.
Klaus-Grawe-Award for the Advancement of Innovative Research in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Klaus Grawe Foundation, 2011.
Aaron T. Beck Award for Significant and Enduring Contributions to Cognitive Therapy, Academy of Cognitive Therapy, 2010.
Selected Associate Editor, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2006.
Mentoring Award, Section IV (Clinical Psychology of Women), Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12 of the American Psychological Association), 2002.
Chambless, D. L., Blake, K. D., & Simmons, R. A. (2010). Attributions for relativesí behavior and perceived criticism: Studies with community participants and patients with anxiety disorders. Behavior Therapy, 41, 388-400. DOI:10.1016/j.beth.2009.11.001
Stewart, R. E., & Chambless, D. L.† (2010). Interesting practitioners in training in empirically supported treatments: Research reviews versus case studies. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 66, 73-95.
Chambless, D. L., Floyd, F. J., Rodebaugh, T. L., & Steketee, G. (2007). Expressed emotion and familial interaction: A study with agoraphobic and obsessive-compulsive patients and their relatives. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 116, 754-761.
Siev, J., & Chambless, D. L. (2007). Specificity of treatment effects: Cognitive therapy and relaxation for generalized anxiety and panic disorders. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 75, 513-522.
Chambless, D. L., & Ollendick, T. H. (2001). Empirically supported psychological interventions: Controversies and evidence. Annual Review of Psychology, 52, 685-716.
Chambless, D. L., & Steketee, G. (1999). Expressed emotion and the prediction of outcome of behavior therapy: A prospective study with agoraphobic and obsessive-compulsive outpatients. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 67, 658-665.
Chambless, D. L., & Hollon, S. (1998). Defining empirically supported therapies. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 66, 7-18.