Dr. James McCullough

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Professor
Clinical Psychology
806 W Franklin, rm 207
jmccull@vcu.edu
(804) 740-7646

Professor of Psychology (tenured)
Clinical Psychology
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Virginia
PhD (1970), University of Georgia

Fellow, American Psychological Association (Division 12: Clinical Psychology, Division 29: Psychotherapy)

Research and Clinical Interests

Training and supervising psychotherapists in VCU's Clinical Psychology Program, in the United States and abroad to treat the persistently (chronically) depressed patient. Served as Principal Investigator in four multi-site clinical trials enrolling over 2,200 chronically depressed outpatients. Major interests include psychotherapy research with CBASP and secondly, conducting diagnostic research with DSM-5 Persistent Depressive Disorder (chronic depressive) unipolar patients.

Selected Publications

McCullough, Jr., J. P. & Clark, S. W. (in press). DSM-5 persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia) and its treatment. In D. McKay, J. Abramowitz & E. Storch (Eds.), "Mechanisms of syndromes and treatment for psychological disorders. New York: John Wiley.
McCullough, Jr., J. P., & Clark, S. W. (2017). Cognitive behavioral analysis system of psychotherapy. In A. Wenzel (Ed.), The Sage Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology (Vol. 7). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. pp. 722-725.
McCullough, Jr., J. P., Clark, S. W., Klein, D. N. & First, M. B. (2016). A procedure to graph the quality of psychosocial functioning affected by symptom severity. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 70, 222-231.
McCullough, Jr., J. P., Clark, S. W., Klein, D. N. & First, M. B. (2016). Introducing a clinical course graphing scale for DSM-5 mood disorders. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 70, 383-392.
McCullough, Jr., J. P., Schramm, E., & Penberthy, J. K. (2015). CBASP as a distinctive treatment of Persistent Depressive Disorder: CBT distinctive feature series. London: Routledge Press.

Recent Courses

  • Clinical Practicum, graduate level
  • Psychopathology, graduate level
  • Abnormal Psychology, undergraduate level

Award

  • College of Humanities and Sciences Distinguished Scholar Award, 2006

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