The Behavior Therapy and Psychotherapy Center

Faculty and Office Staff

Faculty members provide services and conduct clinical research through the Behavior Therapy and Psychotherapy Center. Several have National Institute of Health grants that support specialty treatment services such as attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Parent Training, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), and Panic Disorder. The clinical faculty collectively posses an outstanding track record in terms of productivity and securing external funding.

Faculty

 
Karen Fondacaro
Karen Fondacaro
Title Clinical Professor of Psychology
Ph.D University of Vermont, 1988
Focus Global mental health, interpersonal violence, including child victimization, domestic violence, sexual abuse and criminality
Duties
Director, The Behavior Therapy & Psychotherapy Center
 
Keith Burt
Keith Burt
Title Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D University of Minnesota, 2007
Focus Risk and resilience, developmental psychopathology, psychometrics
 
 
Christina Colletti
Christina Colletti
Title Post-Doctoral Clinician
Ph.D University of Vermont, 2010
Focus Treating preschool- and school-age children with behavioral (e.g., disruptive behavior disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) and emotional (e.g., anxiety, depression) problems
 
 
Rex Forehand
Rex Forehand
Title University Distinguished Professor and Heinz and Rowena Ansbacher Green and Gold Professor of Psychology
Ph.D University of Alabama, 1970
Focus Prevention of child problem behaviors; Families
Duties
Director, Clinical Training Program
 
Betsy Hoza
Betsy Hoza
Title Professor of Psychology
Ph.D University of Maine, 1989
Focus Etiology and prevention of behavior problems for children with ADHD
 
 
Kathleen Kennedy
Kathleen Kennedy
Title Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D University of Vermont, 1998
Focus Treatment of children and adolescents for anxiety/stress and depression
 
 
Harold Leitenberg
Harold Leitenberg
Title Emeritus Professor of Psychology
Ph.D Indiana University, 1965
Focus Cognitive-Behavior therapy for anxiety disorders, bulimia nervosa, and sexual problems
 
 
Alexandra Potter
Alexandra Potter
Title Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D University of Vermont, 2003
Focus Neurobiology of cognitive dysfunctions and Adult ADHD
 
 
Alessandra Rellini
Alessandra Rellini
Title Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D University of Texas at Austin, 2007
Focus Sexual function and dysfunction
 
 
Kelly Rohan
Kelly Rohan
Title Associate Professor of Psychology
Ph.D University of Maine, 1998
Focus Adult mood disorders and women's health
 
 
Lee Rosen
Lee Rosen
Title Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D University of Vermont, 1998
Focus Integrating cognitive-behavioral, attachment theory, and psychodyamic approaches in psychotherapy; Sports Psychology
 
 
Teresa Scott
Teresa Scott
Title Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D Case Western Reserve University, 2006
Focus Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for the treatment of emotional and behavioral problems in children, adolescents, and adults
 
 
Sondra Solomon
Sondra Solomon
Title
Associate Professor of Psychology
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Ph.D University of Vermont, 1994
Focus Psychosocial sequalae of HIV/AIDS in rural settings; Multicultural concerns and programming
 
 
Timothy Stickle
Timothy Stickle
Title Associate Professor of Psychology
Ph.D University of Arizona, 2000
Focus Developmental psychopathology of antisocial behavior, child anxiety, research methodology, program evaluation
 

Office Staff

 
Kelly Allen
Kelly Allen
Title Business Manager
 
Susan Martel
Susan Martel
Title Administrative Assistant and Receptionist