Gard, David E., Ph.D. - Dr. Gard has taught in the Clinical Psychology Program since 1997, and has been a full-time faculty member since 2005. Dr. Gard obtained his B.A. in Psychology from the University of California at Irvine, his M.S. in Clinical Psychology from San Francisco State University, and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Gard is the Coordinator of the Clinical Program, has taught several of the graduate program courses, is the Director of the Psychology Clinic, and serves as a primary supervisor for several clinical graduate students. Dr. Gard's primary teaching and research interests concern severe psychopathology including schizophrenia and major depression.
Dr. Gard is licensed to practice as a Psychologist in California.
Dr. Gard is accepting Clinical/Research trainees to work with him in the Motivation and Emotion Research Laboratory.
Harris, Diane J., Ph.D. - Dr. Harris joined the Clinical/School Program in 1990 and now serves as Coordinator of the School Psychology Program of the Clinical/School Program. Dr. Harris received her B.A. from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and her M.A., Ed.S., and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Dr. Harris has taught several of the clinical program graduate courses including the year-long assessment course (Psy 721 and 722) and the second-year Advanced Psychopathology and Family Theory/Therapy courses (Psy 821 and 822). Dr. Harris has been a supervisor/coordinator for a first-year "team", and has served as liaison between the University and the School districts where the advanced fieldwork placements are located. In one of her research projects, she explores the impact of cultural diversity on the assessment and treatment of eating disorders.
Dr. Harris is licensed to practice as a Psychologist in California and Massachusetts, and holds School Psychologist Credentials in both states.
Hagan, Melissa, Ph.D., M.P.H. - Dr. Hagan joined the Clinical Psychology Program as an Assistant Professor in 2015. Dr. Hagan is a member of the Violence, Trauma and Health interdisciplinary faculty cluster and an affiliate member of the Health Equity Institute. Dr. Hagan earned an M.P.H. in Epidemiology from Boston University School of Public Health and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Arizona State University. She teaches the graduate-level Seminar in Therapeutic and Developmental Change (PSY 753/754). Dr. Hagan is the Director of the Stress, Trauma, and Resilience Lab and investigates the relational and biological pathways by which childhood adversity interferes with mental and physical health at different developmental stages.
Dr. Hagan is licensed to practice as a Psychologist in California, and is also an Assistant Adjunct Professor in Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco
Dr. Hagan is accepting Clinical/Research trainees to work with her in the Stress, Trauma, and Resilience Lab.
Holley, Sarah, Ph.D. – Dr. Holley joined the faculty of the Clinical Psychology Program in 2011. She received her B.A. from Yale University and her Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. She teaches the master's level Psychological Assessment (Psy 723) and the Drugs, Brain, and Behavior (Psy 724) courses and supervises the clinical master's program graduate students. Dr. Holley's research uses a range of methodologies to examine the connections between intimate relationship processes, emotional functioning, and mental and physical health. She is additionally interested in exploring the mechanisms underlying gender-stereotyped behaviors within relationships.
Dr. Holley is licensed to practice as a Psychologist in California, and is also a Health Science Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco.
Dr. Holley is accepting Clinical/Research trainees to work with her in the Relationships, Emotion, and Health Laboratory.
Clinical Research Labs
Motivation and Emotion Research Laboratory (Director: David Gard)
Stress, Trauma, and Resilience Lab (Director: Melissa Hagan)
Relationships, Emotion, and Health Laboratory (Director: Sarah Holley)