Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

Marna S. Barrett

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Marna S. Barrett

Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry
Project Director, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
3535 Market St., Suite 670
Mood & Anxiety Disorders Treatment Research Program
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2158987253
Fax: 2155730759
B.S. (Chemistry)
University of South Florida, 1978.
B.A. (Social Sciences)
University of South Florida, 1979.
M.S. (Human Genetics)
Sarah Lawrence College , 1981.
M.S. (Psychology)
University of Memphis, 1991.
PhD (Psychology)
University of Memphis, 1993.
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Description of Research Expertise

Psychotherapy research; attrition in Community mental health, therapist factors

Description of Clinical Expertise

Depression, Bipolar disorder in adults

Description of Other Expertise

Genetic Disorders

Selected Publications

Barrett, M. S., & Barber, J. P. : Interpersonal profiles in a depressed population. Journal of Clinical Psychology. APA, 63: 247–266, January 2007.

Iacoviello, B., McCarthy, K.S., Barrett, M.S., Rynn, M., Gallop, R., & Barber, J.P. : Treatment Preferences Affect the Therapeutic Alliance: Implications for Randomized Controlled Trials. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. APA, 75: 194-198, February 2007.

Luborsky, L., & Barrett, M.S. : What else materially influences what is represented and published as evidence? Theoretical Allegiance. Evidence-Based Practices in Mental Health: Debate and Dialogue on the Fundamental Questions. Norcross,J., Levant,R., & Beutler,L. (eds.). APA Publications, Page: 257-266, 2006.

Luborsky, L. & Barrett, M. S. : The Core Conflictual Relationship Theme (CCRT) -- A Basic Case Formulation Method Handbook of Psychotherapy Case Formulation, Second Edition. T. Elles (eds.). New York: Guilford, 2006.

Luborsky, L. & Barrett, M. S.: The history and empirical status of key psychoanalytic concepts Annual Review of Clinical Psychology. S. Nolen-Hoeksema, T. Cannon, & T. Widiger (eds.). Annual Reviews Publication, 2: 1-19, 2006.

Smith, T.L., Barrett, M.S., Benjamin, L.S., & Barber, J.P. : Relationship contributions to outcome in treatment of personality disorders. Principles of therapeutic change that work. Castonguay, L.G., & Beutler, L.E. (eds.). New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Barber, J.P., Abrams, M.J., Connolly, M.B., Crits-Christoph, P., Barrett, M.S., Gladis, M.M., Stratt, R., Rynn, M., & Siqueland, L. : Explanatory style change in supportive-expressive dynamic therapy and cognitive therapy. Journal of Clinical Psychology APA, 61: 257-268, 2005.

Barrett, M. S., & Barber, J. P.: A developmental approach to supervision of therapists in training. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy. 35(2): 171-185, September 2005.

Luborsky, L., German, R. E., Diguer, L., Berman, J., Kirk, D., Barrett, M. S., & Luborsky, E. : Is psychotherapy good for your health? American Journal of Psychotherapy 58: 1-19, 2004.

Barrett, M. S., & Berman, J. S.: Is psychotherapy more effective when therapists disclose personal information about themselves? Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 69: 597-603, 2001.

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