Michael A. Southam-Gerow, Ph.D.


Dr. SG is originally from Detroit, MI. He received his AB degree from the University of Michigan (Go Blue!)in 1989. After three years living in Seattle, where he acquired a love for coffee(and met his wife), he moved to Philadelphia and earned his PhD fromTemple University in 1997. While in Philly, he learned to cheer for thePhillies and Eagles. He completed his internship at the UCSD/VAMC consortium in San Diego, CA where he indulged his love of burritos. After a post-doc working with John Weisz at UCLA, he joined the faculty at VCU in 2001. His research focuses on dissemination and implementation of evidence-based treatments, measurement of treatment integrity, emotion regulation in children and adolescents, and pediatric psychology.


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Honors Psychology
Major Advisor: Vonnie McLoyd, Ph.D.
Degree conferred 1989

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Psychology
Major Advisor: Philip C. Kendall, Ph.D., ABPP
Degree conferred 1997

Pre-doctoral Internship
University of California, San Diego/VA Medical Center, La Jolla, CA
July 1996-June 1997

Post-doctoral training
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Department of Psychology
Research Assistant Professor 2000-2001
Project Director of Youth Anxiety and Depression Study
1997-2001 PI: John R. Weisz, Ph.D.

Select Professional Activities

Associate Editor
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology


American Psychological Association (APA), Member
APA, Division 12 (Society of Clinical Psychology), Member
APA, Division 53 (Society Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology), Member
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Member
ABCT Dissemination and Implementation Special Interest Group (DIS-SIG), Member
ABCT Child Anxiety SIG, Member
Commonwealth of Virginia, Clinical Psychology (License #: 0810003041)

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Michael A. Southam-Gerow, Ph.D.