Rochelle Reno, Ph.D.


The Gardens
1741 Colby Ave., #203
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 774-6104 693-8106 (fax)

I received my Ph.D. in academic psychology (personality/social) at UCLA, after which I taught psychology at the State University of New York, Rochester. I completed clinical training at the California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles, then joined the psychology staff at the West L.A. VA Medical Center, where I had completed my predoctoral internship. I worked at the VA for 15 years, during the last 10 years of which I managed a program for veterans dually diagnosed with severe mental illness and chemical dependency. I was additionally engaged in research and served as Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA. I left the VA two years ago to pursue a long delayed career long goal of performing individual psychotherapy in a private practice setting.

Chemical dependency
Family or origin issues
Relationship issues
Life transitions/crises
Self esteem/personal growth
Adolescents, Adults, Seniors

M.A. Psychology: University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D. Psychology: University of California, Los Angeles
Doctoral Respecialization Certificate: California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles
Psy.D. Psychoanalysis: Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis (in progress)

Reno, R. (1980, May). The role of the relationship in therapeutic change. Group Psychotherapy Association of Southern California Newsletter, 3, 4.
Reno, R. (1981). Sex differences in attribution for occupational success. Journal of Research in Personality, 15, 81-92.
Foy, D. W., Donahoe, C. P., Carroll, E. M., Gallers, J., & Reno, R. (1986). Post-traumatic stress disorder. In L. Michelson & M. Ascher (Eds.), Behavioral Assessment and Treatment of Anxiety Disorders. (pp. 361-378). New York: Guilford Press.
Reno, R. M., & Halaris, A. E. (1989). Dimensions of depression: A comparative longitudinal study. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 13, 549-563.
Reno, R. M., & Halaris, A. E. (1990). The relationship between life stress and depression in an endogenous sample. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 31, 25-33.
Reno, R. M. (2000). Maintaining quality of care in a comprehensive dual diagnosis treatment program. Psychiatric Services, 52, 673-675.
Key, F.A., Craske, M.G., & Reno, R.M. (2003). Anxiety-based cognitive behavioral therapy for paranoid beliefs. Behavior Therapy, 34, 97-115.
Reno, R.M. (2004). Personality characterizations of outpatients with schizophrenia, schizophrenia with substance abuse, and primary substance abuse. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 192 (10): 672-81.


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