University of Vermont

College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Psychological Science

Erin Roland

Behavior Therapy and Psychotherapy Center

Erin Roland

Erin Roland
Post-Doctoral Clinician

  • B.A. Brown University, 1998
  • Ph.D. University of Vermont, 2009
C.V. (PDF)
Phone: (802) 656-2661
Room: 135

Website: Behavior Therapy & Psychotherapy Center


The primary focus of my psychotherapy practice is working individually with young adults through the elderly on issues related to anxiety and depression. I use an interpersonal psychotherapy and cognitive therapy approach to guide treatment.

Representative Publications

  • Parent, J., Garai, E., Forehand, R., Roland, E., Champion, J. E., Haker, K., Hardcastle, E. J., & Compas, B. E. (2010). Parent mindfulness and child outcome: The roles of parent depressive symptoms and parenting. Mindfulness, 1, 254-264.
  • Compas, B., Forehand, R., Keller, G., Champion, J., Rakow, A., Reeslund, K., McKee, L., Fear, J., Colletti, C., Hardcastle, E., Merchant, M.J., Roberts, L., Potts, J., Garai, E., Coffelt, N., Roland, E., and Cole, D. (2009). Randomized controlled trial of a family cognitive-behavioral preventive intervention for children of depressed parents. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77, 1007-1020.
  • McKee, L., Forehand, R.L., Rakow, A., Reeslund, K., Roland, E., Hardcastle, E. and Compas, B. (2008). Parenting specificity: An examination of the relation between three parenting behaviors and child problems in the context of caregiver depression. Behavior Modification, 32, 638-658.
  • McKee, L., Roland, E., Coffelt, N., Olson, A.L., Forehand, R.L., Massari, C., Jones, D., Gaffney, C.A. and Zens, M.S. (2007). Harsh discipline and child problem behaviors: The roles of positive parenting and gender. Journal of Family Violence, 22, 187-196.
  • McKee, L., Jones, D., Roland, E., Coffelt, N., Rakow, A. and Forehand, R.L. (2007). Internalizing problems among inner-city African American children living in families with and without maternal HIV/AIDS: The role of maternal depressive symptoms, mother-child relationship quality, and child coping. American Journal Orthopsychiatry, 77, 259-266.
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Behavioral Pharmacology
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