Michael Southam-Gerow, Ph.D., in front of greenery

Michael A. Southam-Gerow, Ph.D.


Director, Center for Evidence-based Partnerships

White House, 806 W. Franklin St.

Curriculum vitae

Clinical Psychology




  • Ph.D.: Clinical Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia
  • A.B.: Psychology, University of Michigan ,Ann Arbor

Research Interests

  • Fidelity measurement in the context of EBP implementation
  • Mental health policy research
  • Mixed methods research
  • Partner and community engaged research
  • Program evaluation
  • Statewide EBP implementation
  • Understanding the needs of practitioners

Select Publications

  • Southam-Gerow, M. A., Chapman, J. E., Martinez, R. G., McLeod, B. D., Hogue, A., Weisz, J. R., & Kendall, P. C. (2021). Are therapist adherence and competence related to clinical outcomes in cognitive-behavioral treatment for youth anxiety? Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 89(3), 188–199.
  • Cox, J. R. & Southam-Gerow, M. A. (2020). Dissemination of evidence-based treatments for children and families in practice settings (pp. 331-344). In R. G. Steele and M. C. Roberts (Ed.), Evidence based therapies for children and adolescents: Bridging science and practice (2nd Ed.). Switzerland: Springer.
  • Cox, J. R., Martinez, R. G., & Southam-Gerow, M. A. (2018). Treatment integrity in psychotherapy research and implications for the delivery of quality mental health services. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.
  • Southam-Gerow, M. A., Daleiden, E. L., Chorpita, B. F., Bae, C. Mitchell, C., Faye, M., & Alba, M. (2014). MAPping Los Angeles County: Taking an evidence-informed model of mental health care to scale. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 43, 190-200.
  • Southam-Gerow, M. A. (2013). Practitioner’s guide to emotion regulation in children and adolescents. New York: Guilford Press. (translated into Dutch 2014, Korean 2016; released in paperback 2016).


  • PSYC 101: Introduction to Psychology, undergraduate level
  • PSYC 407: Psychopathology, undergraduate level
  • PSYC 652: Child/Adolescent Therapy, graduate level
  • PSYC 694: Clinical Practicum, graduate level