Amy Sewart

Amy Sewart

Amy Sewart

College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Psychology

Assistant Professor

310-243-2157

asewart@csudh.edu

 

 

EDUCATION:

Ph.D.
University of California Los Angeles 
Clinical Psychology

2020

Ph.D.
Predoctoral Clinical Internship             
VA San Diego Healthcare System

2019-2020

M.A.
University of California Los Angeles
Psychology

2015

B.A.
Florida State University
Psychology & Sociology

2012

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
anxiety disorders, exposure therapy, reward and threat learning, translational clinical psychology, evidence-based psychotherapy

 

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS:
Sewart, A. R. & Craske, M. G. (2020). Inhibitory Learning. In J. Abramowitz and S. Blakey (Eds.), Clinical Handbook of Fear and Anxiety: Psychological Processes and Treatment Mechanisms. New York, NY: American Psychological Association Press.

Sewart, A. R., Zbozinek, T., Hammen, C., Zinbarg, R., Mineka, S., & Craske, M. G. (2019). Positive affect as a buffer between chronic stress and symptom severity of emotional disorders. Clinical Psychological Science. 7(5), 914–927.https://doi.org/10.1177/2167702619834576

Sewart, A. R., Niles, A. N., Burklund, L. J, Saxbe, D. E., Lieberman, M. D., & Craske, M. G. (2019). Examining positive and negative affect as outcomes and moderators of cognitive behavioral therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy for social anxiety disorder. Behavior Therapy, 50(6), 1112-1124. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beth.2019.07.001

 

TEACHING:
PSY 363: Abnormal Psychology
PSY 563: Seminar in Psychopathology
PSY 564: Advanced Psychotherapy Techniques