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Allison Harvey, PhD

Allison G. Harvey, PhD, DBSM, is a Professor, Clinical Psychologist (License #PSY 22682) and Director of the Golden Bear Sleep and Mood Research Clinic in the Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley. Her clinical training and PhD were completed in Sydney, Australia. Dr. Harvey moved to the University of Oxford as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Psychiatry and then joined the Department of Experimental Psychology as faculty with a Fellowship at St. Anne’s College. In 2004 she moved to UC Berkeley.

Dr. Harvey has practiced as a cognitive-behavior therapist for more than 20 years. She is a treatment development researcher who conducts experimental and intervention studies focused on understanding and treating sleep and circadian problems, severe mental illness and behavior change processes. More recently, she has expanded her focus to the science of dissemination and implementation. Dr. Harvey has had the honor of participating in the Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (TIDIRH) hosted by the National Cancer Institute.

She has published over 250 peer reviewed papers and chapters and authored three books. Her team’s research is funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Dr. Harvey is a recipient of numerous awards including from the American Association for Behavior Therapy and from NARSAD. Dr. Harvey has also been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Orebro, Sweden and is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science. She has served on the Executive Committee of the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science and the Review Committee for the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS).