Campagna, D., Loerinc, A., Montgomery, R.M., Thomas, M., Stivers, M., Cohen, K., Chen, S., & McFarr, L.M. (2019, November). Treatment outcomes for LGBTQ participants in full-course DBT: A descriptive study. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral And Cognitive Therapies Conference (ABCT), Atlanta, GA.

Chen, S., Thomas, M., Granato, H.G., Montgomery, R.M., Stivers, M., Cohen, K., Thornburg L., & McFarr, L.M. (2019, November). Examining non-PTSD anxiety symptom outcomes for DBT outpatients in a private practice. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral And Cognitive Therapies Conference (ABCT), Atlanta, GA.

Cohen, K., Granato, H.G., Thomas, M., Montgomery, R.M., Stivers, M., Chen, S., Thornburg, L., & Mcfarr, L.M. (2019, November). Exploring the crossroads of employment-related dysfunction and borderline symptomology in a DBT outpatient sample. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral And Cognitive Therapies Conference (ABCT), Atlanta, GA.

Montgomery, R.M., Granato, H.F., DiRocco, A., Thomas, M., Shemesh, K., Stivers, M., Cohen, K., Chen, S., Thornburg, L., & McFarr, L. (2019, November). Mindful mechanisms of change in DBT: Nonreactivity and Nonjudging. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral And Cognitive Therapies Conference (ABCT), Atlanta, GA.

Stivers M., Thomas, M., Granato, H.G., Montgomery, R.M., Cohen, K., Chen, S., Thornburg, L., & McFarr, L.M. (2019, November) Suicide ideators in CBT-informed DBT: Efficacy and moderating effects of BPD and level 1 behavior. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral And Cognitive Therapies Conference (ABCT), Atlanta, GA.

McFarr, L., Waltman, S, Hall, B, Klein, S, Rabinovitch, S and Murray, A (2019) A Stuck Points in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Training. Symposium presented at World Congress on Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies Berlin, GE

Zhang, Z., McGlade, S., Granato, H., Morgan, W., McFarr, L. (2019) The Impact of Comorbid Depressive Symptoms and Borderline Personality Disorder on Treatment Outcomes in Dialectical Behavior Therapy Poster presented at World Congress on Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies Berlin, GE

Granato, H., Sewert, A., Vinograd, M., McFarr, L. (2019) “Dialectical Behavior Therapy” in Handbook of Cognitive Behavioral Therapies Ed. Wenzel A. APA press; Washington DC

Selcukler, N., Kim, Y., McGlade, S., Akhlaghipour, G., Granato, H., Morgan, W., McFarr, L. (2019) Dissociative Experiences as a Predictor of DBT Outcomes in Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder Poster presented at World Congress on Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies Berlin, GE

Carey, B (2019) California Tests a Digital ‘Fire Alarm’ for Mental Distress. New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/17/health/mindstrong-mental-health-app.html#commentsContainer

McFarr L., Snyder, J., Benson, L, Higier, H. (2018) “Psychosocial Treatments for Substance Abuse” in Integrative Addiction and Recovery Ed. Munoz, G, Modir,S, Torrington, C Oxford Press: London.

Granato, H.F., Yeargin, J., Che, C., Montgomery, R.M., & McFarr, L. (2018, November). Positive emotions and emotion dysregulation: The relationship between joy and substance use urges. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for the Improvement and Teaching of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Conference (ISIT DBT), Washington, D.C.

Lazo, C., Thomas, M., Montgomery, R.M., Stivers, M., Moffit, M., & McFarr, L. (2018, November). PTSD clients without BPD seeking DBT: A naturalistic comorbidity profile in private practice. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the PTSD & Trauma SIG (Association for Behavioral And Cognitive Therapies Conference), Washington, D.C.

Wydo, M.R., & Jones, N. (2018). Assessment of CTP Scores Following Participation in a Criminal Thinking Group. Symposium presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) 52nd Annual Convention, Washington, DC, November 17, 2018.

Lazo, C., Thomas, M., Stivers, M., Montgomery, R.M., Moffit, M., & McFarr, L. (2018, November). PTSD outcomes from DBT treatment: a naturalistic data analysis in private practice. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for the Improvement and Teaching of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Conference (ISIT DBT), Washington, D.C.

Montgomery, R.M., Liao, A., Shemesh, K., Smith, A., Granato, H.F., Wollesen, M., & McFarr, L.,(2018, November). Moderating effects of brooding rumination on borderline symptoms in DBT. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral And Cognitive Therapies Conference (ABCT), Washington, D.C.

Montgomery, R.M., Liao, A., Shemesh, K., Smith, A., Granato, H.F., Wollesen, M., & McFarr, L.,(2018, November). Moderating effects of brooding rumination on borderline symptoms in DBT. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for the Improvement and Teaching of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Conference (ISIT DBT), Washington, D.C. (Poster Session Award Finalist).

McFarr, L. (2018) Stuck Points in CBT Training in CMH. Webinar for The Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. New York.

Wydo, M.R., Pujol, L., & Hope, L. (2018). Crisis and Suicide Emergencies in Forensic Settings: Assessment, Treatment & Ethical Issues. 6 CEU Workshop sponsored by The Psychology Department at FCI Terminal Island. San Pedro, CA. June 15, 2018.

Waltman, S. H., Hall, B. C., McFarr, L. M., & Creed, T. A. (2018). Clinical case consultation and experiential learning in CBT implementation: Brief qualitative investigation. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 32(2), 112-126.

2018 Appointed to executive board of the World Confederation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
2018-2020 President Elect- International Association of Cognitive Psychotherapy
2018-2020 President- Academy of Cognitive Therapy

Granato, H.F., Wollesen, M., Smith, A., Montgomery, R.M., Houghton, L., Mofit, M., & McFarr, L. (2017, November). DBT brief: A comparison of standard year-long DBT to six-month DBT across treatment outcomes. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for the Improvement and Teaching of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Conference (ISIT DBT), San Diego, CA.

Rabinovitz, S., Thomas, M., Montgomery, R.M., Granato, H.F., Wollesen, M., Shemesh, K., Houghton, L., Smith, A., Moffit, M., & McFarr, L., (2017, November). Trajectory of DBT target behavior improvements using diary card data. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for the Improvement and Teaching of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Conference (ISIT DBT), San Diego, CA.

Smith, A., Houghton, L., Montgomery, R.M., Shemesh, K., McGlade, A., Granato, H.F., Wollesen, M., Yeargin, J., Scott, S.H., & McFarr, L. (2017, November). Singular vs. multiple self-inflicting behaviors and trauma as predictors of suicidal urges and behavior in DBT. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for the Improvement and Teaching of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Conference (ISIT DBT), San Diego, CA.

Wall, L., Granato, H.F., Smith, A., Montgomery, R.M., & McFarr, L. (2017, November). Mindfulness development and impact of symptoms severity of borderline personality disorder in a six-month, private practice DBT. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for the Improvement and Teaching of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Conference (ISIT DBT), San Diego, CA.

Waltman, S., Hall, B. C., McFarr, L. M., Beck, A. T., & Creed, T. A. (2017). In-Session Stuck Points and Pitfalls of Community Clinicians Learning CBT: Qualitative Investigation. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 24(2), 256-267.

Waltman, S., Hall, B. C., McFarr, L. M., Beck, A. T., & Creed, T. A. (2017). In-Session Stuck Points and Pitfalls of Community Clinicians Learning CBT: Qualitative Investigation. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 24(2), 256-267.

Herts, K., Loerinc, A. G., Owens, E., & Keenan-Miller, D. (2017). A model for competency-based supervision training. The California Psychologist, 50, 40-42.

Niles, A., Loerinc, A. G., Krull, J. L., Roy-Byrne, P., Stein, M. G., Sullivan, G., Sherbourne, C., Bystritsky, A., & Craske, M. G. (2017). Advancing personalized medicine: application of a novel statistical method to identify treatment moderators in the Coordinated Anxiety Learning and Management Study. Behavior Therapy, 48, 490-500.

Carmel, A., Comtois, K. A., Harned, M. S., Holler, R., & McFarr, L. (2016). Contingencies create capabilities: Adjunctive treatments in dialectical behavior therapy that reinforce behavior change. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 23(1), 110-120.

Loerinc, A. G., & Craske, M. G. (November, 2016). Examining the effectiveness of a self-guided version of Positive Affect Treatment. Paper presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), New York, NY.

Editorial Director: The DBT Journal (2016-present)

Journal Reviewer: Stigma and Health (2016-present)

Loerinc, A. G., Niles, A., Krull, J., & Craske, M. G. (November, 2015). Testing a composite moderator of response to evidence based treatment vs. usual care in the Coordinated Anxiety Learning and Management (CALM) study. Paper presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Chicago, IL.

Blanchette, L., Gaona, L., McFarr, L. M., Fruzetti A. E., Worrall, J. M. (2015). Evaluation for Adherence of Standard Dialectical Behavior Therapy Using the Cognitive Behavior Rating Scale. Poster presented at ISITDBT annual conference, Chicago, IL.

Chen X. S., Revolorio K. Y., Owens, E., & McFarr, L. M. (2015). Differences in Interpersonal Problems Amongst Individuals with BPD and Comorbid BPD and Evidence of PTSD. Poster presented at ISITDBT annual conference, Chicago, IL.

Kopilas, V., Rodriguez, M. A., Ravid, D., Hansell, L., & McFarr, L. M. (2015). The effect of emotion dysregulation on suicidal ideation and self-harm urges as measured on DBT diary cards. Poster presented at ISITDBT annual conference, Chicago, IL.

Kopilas, V., Rodriguez, M. A., Eisenlohr-Moul, T., Snyder, J., McFarr, L. M. (2015). The effect of shame and day of the week on self-harm urges and suicidal ideation: A DBT diary card study. Poster presented at ISITDBT annual conference, Chicago, IL.

Workman K., Coello, J. A., and McFarr, L. M. (2015). Literacy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy: An Exploration of Premorbid. Poster presented at ISITDBT annual conference, Chicago, IL.

Owens, E., Chen, X. S., Blanchette, S., Jackson, L., & McFarr, L. M. (2015). Cognitive Functioning and Therapy Interfering Behaviors Differences in Use of Exposure Skills in DBT with Individuals with BPD and Comorbid BPD and Evidence of PTSD Poster presented at ISITDBT annual conference, Chicago, IL.

Revolorio, K., DeSilva, L., Darrell, D., Jackson, L., Brown, L., McFarr, L. M. (2015). Changes in Sadness Amongst Individuals with Depressive Symptoms and Borderline Personality Disorder in a DBT Program. Poster presented at ISITDBT annual conference, Chicago, IL.

Synder, J. and Orris, J. (2015). Dialectical Therapy Foundations and “Nuts and Bolts.” Westside Regional Center, Culver City, CA.

Owens, E., Chen, X. S., Blanchette, L., Jackson, L., & McFarr, L. M. (2015). Differences in use of exposure skills in DBT with individuals with BPD and comorbid BPD and evidence of PTSD. Poster presented at the third annual Scientific Sessions on Mental Health, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California.

Blanchette, L., Gaona, L., & McFarr, L. M. (2015). Evaluation for adherence of standard dialectical behavior therapy using the cognitive behavior rating scale. Poster presented at the third annual Scientific Sessions on Mental Health, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California.

Workman, K., Coello, J. A., Thompson, S., & McFarr, L. M. (2015). A comparison of premorbid cognitive functioning in community mental health patients diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and population norms. Poster presented at the third annual Scientific Sessions on Mental Health, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California.

Hansell, L., Snyder, J., Ravid, D., Bedics, J., & McFarr, L. M. (2015). Do DBT treatment outcomes in private practice differ by payor status? Poster presented at the third annual Scientific Sessions on Mental Health, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California.

Loerinc, A. G., Zbozinek, T., Hall, B., & McFarr, L. M. (2015). Do attitudes toward evidence-based therapies predict adherence to CBT? Poster presented at the third annual Scientific Sessions on Mental Health, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California.

Loerinc, A. G., Zbozinek, T. D., Hall, B., & McFarr, L. (March, 2015). Do attitudes toward evidence-based treatments predict adherence to CBT? Poster presented at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Scientific Sessions Convention, Los Angeles, CA.

Loerinc, A. G., Meuret, A. E., Twohig, M., Rosenfield, D., Bluett, E., & Craske, M.G. (2015). Response rates for CBT for anxiety disorders: need for standardized criteria. Clinical Psychology Review, 42, 72-82.

Carmel, A., Comtois, K.A., Harned, M.S., Holler, R., & McFarr, L. M. (in press). Contingencies create capabilities: Adjunctive treatments in dialectical behavior therapy that reinforce behavior change. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice.

Orris, J. and Schneider, J. (2015). Introduction to Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for transitional aged youth, Stay Program, Orange County, CA.

Journal Reviewer: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (2015-present)

McFarr, L., Brown, L.A., Holler, R., Jackson, L., Ramirez, U. (2014). Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Southern California. The Behavior Therapist, 37, 117-121.

McFarr, L., Graling, K., Snyder, J. (2014). Dialectical Behavior Therapy Nuts and Bolts Three Day Training. Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Torrance, CA

Fried, R., Gaona , L., Jones , E., Dalton, E., Thompson, S.M., Davies, C., Dexter, M., Brown, L., Forsyth, J., McFarr, L., Henriquez, S., & Farias, A. (2014, June). An In-Depth Look at Telephone Skills Coaching and Therapy Interfering Behaviors in Dialectical Behavior Therapy: A Case Study from a Community Mental Health Clinic. 8th International Congress of Cognitive Psychotherapy, Hong Kong.

Waltman, S., Morgan, W., Wickremasinghe, N., Naman, K., Nehme, J., Fried, R., & McFarr, L. (2014, June). Does Fidelity of CBT in Psychotherapy-based Supervision translate to Fidelity of CBT in Clinical Practice? 8th International Congress of Cognitive Psychotherapy, Hong Kong.

Waltman, S., Nehme, J., Naman, K., Wickremasinghe, N., Brown, L., Morgan, W., Fried, R., & McFarr, L. (2014, June). Examining the Relationship between Case Conceptualization and Treatment Fidelity of CBT in a Public Health Setting. 8th International Congress of Cognitive Psychotherapy, Hong Kong.

McFarr, L. M., Gaona, L., Barr, N., Ramirez, U., Henriquez, S., Farias, A., & Flores, D. (2014). Cultural competency and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. In A. Masuda (Ed.), Cultural Issues in Acceptance- and Mindfulness-Based Approaches. New Harbinger.

McFarr, L., Snyder, J. and Leishman, K. (2014). Advances in Cognitive Therapy. Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance CA

McFarr, L., and Levander, E. (2014). Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Torrance CA

Loerinc, A. G., & Craske, M.G. (May, 2014). The effects of interpretation bias training prior to exposure on fear reduction in individuals with contamination fears. Paper presented at the Association for Psychological Science (APS), San Francisco, CA.

Editorial Director: Archives of the Scientific Sessions on Mental Health (2014-present)

Bedics, J.D., Korslund, K.E., Sayrs, J. H. R., & McFarr, L. M. (2013). The observation of essential clinical strategies during an individual session of Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Psychotherapy.

McFarr, L. M. (2013). An update on CBT training guidelines for doctoral programs. Advances in Cognitive Therapy, 14(1), 9 & 12.

Jackson, L., Benson, L. A., Maczka, K., Moliae, A., Wickremasinghe, N., & McFarr, L. M. (2013, April). Understanding chronic depression and its treatment: The impact of participating in a one-day training on therapist knowledge of the CBASP treatment model. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, La Jolla, CA.

Loerinc, A. G., Meuret A. E., Twohig, M., Rosenfield, D., & Craske, M. G. (April, 2013). Response rates in CBT for anxiety disorders and measurement matters. Paper presented at the Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA), La Jolla, CA.

Klepac, R. K., Ronan, G. F., Andrasik, F., Arnold, K., Belar, C., Berry, S., Christoff, K., Craighead, L. W., Dougher, M. J., Dowd, E. T., Herbert, J., McFarr, L., Rizvi, S., Sauer, E. M. & Strauman, T. J. (2012). Guidelines for Cognitive Behavioral Training within Doctoral Psychology Programs in the United States of America: Report of The Inter-Organizational Task Force on Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology Doctoral Education. Behavior Therapy.

Bonfil, A. D., McFarr, L. M., Raposa, E., Henriquez, S., Barr, N., Higier, R. G., Gaona, L., & Hamilton, H. K. (2012, November). Effectiveness of second-year standard DBT: Are there significant gains in treatment outcomes beyond the first year? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Dicterow, W., Gaona, L., Sears, M., & McFarr, L. (2012, November). Identifying Therapist Therapy Interfering Behaviors Not Accounted For By The TIB-T: A Needs Assessment For Harbor UCLA’s Adult Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Benson, L., Gaona, L., Barr, N., Jackson, L & McFarr, L. (2012, November). Self-Injury as a Predictor of Therapy-Interfering Behavior in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for the Improvement and Teaching of Dialectical Behavior Therapy Annual Conference, National Harbor, MD.

Hamilton, H., Ofek, A., Raposa, E., Sears, M & McFarr, L. (2012, November). The effectiveness of an outpatient, group-based Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) intervention for psychosis. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Loerinc, A. G., Wolitzky-Taylor, K., & Craske, M. G. (November, 2012). Quality of life of anxiety disorder patients in CBT vs. ACT: do principal disorder and disorder severity matter? Poster presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), National Harbor, MD.

McFarr, L. (2011). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Torrance, CA

Baker, A. S., Mortazavi, A., Loerinc, A. G., & Craske, M. G. Exposure therapy and surprise: utilizing the Rescorla-Wagner model in clinical treatment. (November, 2011). Paper presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Toronto, ON.

Loerinc, A. G., Glenn, D. E., Roy-Byrne, P., Stein, M., Sherbourne, C., Sullivan, G., Rose, R. D., & Craske, M. G. (November, 2011). Diagnoses and disorder specific processes that predict dose and engagement in CBT: results from the Coordinated Anxiety Learning and Management (CALM) study. Poster presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Toronto, ON.

Loerinc, A. G., Wolitzky-Taylor, K. B., Mineka, S., Zinbarg, R., & Craske, M.G. (March, 2011). Childhood trauma as a predictor of social anxiety: results from a community sample. Poster presented at the Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA), New Orleans, LA.

Loerinc, A. G., Fairholme, C. P., Ellard, K. K., Carl, J. R., Thompson-Hollands, J., Farchione, T. J., & Barlow, D. H. (November, 2010). An initial examination of the construct validity of Anxiety-Neuroticism-Behavioral Inhibition (A/N/BI) as a higher-order temperament associated with emotional disorders. Poster presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), San Francisco, CA.
Loerinc, A. G., Ellard, K. K., Fairholme, C. P., Farchione, T. J., & Barlow, D.H. (June, 2010). Worry and intolerance of uncertainty as transdiagnostic processes: results from a randomized controlled trial of the Unified Protocol. Poster presented at the World Congress for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (WCBCT), Boston, MA.

Journal Reviewer: Cognitive and Behavioral Practice (2003- present)
Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy (2001- present)