Nancy Liu
Associate Clinical Professor
2121 Berkeley Way, Room 2160
Office Hours: 
By Appointment Only
Research Area: 
Research Interests: 
Clinical training & supervision; underserved populations; perinatal mental health; global mental health
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    *Haft, S.L., *O'Grady, S.M., Shaller, E.A.L., & Liu, N.H. (2022). Cultural adaptations of dialectical behavior therapy: A systematic review. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 

    *Pearlstein, J.G., Lund, E., Khazem, L.R., Schmidt, A.T., & Liu, N.H. (2021). Guidelines to address barriers in clinical training for trainees with sensory disabilities. Training and Education in Professional Psychology. 

    Liu, N.H., Wu, C.R., Perez-Stable, E., Munoz, R.F. (2021). Longitudinal association between smoking abstinence and depression severity in those with baseline current, past, and no history of major depressive episode in an international online tobacco cessation study. Nicotine & Tobacco Research.

    Goodman, D.R., Daouk, S., Sundaram, K., Cabrera, J., Liu, N.H., Garza, M.J., Bakarat, S., Munoz, R.F., & Leykin, Y. (2021). Factor analysis of depression symptoms across six broad cultural groups. Journal of Affective Disorders, 282, 227-235.

    Liu, N.H., & Chowdhary, N. (2020). Neuropsychiatric disorders in refugee children and adolescentsIn S.J. Song & P. Ventevogel (Eds.). Child, adolescent, and family refugee mental health. Springer: New York.

    Liu, N.H., McLean, C.P., Weiss, B.J., & Moore, K. (2020). Address, avert, or avoid? Navigating conflicts in client-clinician beliefs during polarized times. Behavior Therapist, 43, 206-209.

    Stephens, T., Tran, M., Bunge, E., Liu, N.H., Barakat, S., Garza, M., & Leykin, Y. (2020). Children and adolescents attempting to participate in a worldwide online depression screener. Psychiatry Research.

    Ruzek, J. I., Landes, S. J., ... Kirchner, J. E. (2020). Creating a practice-based implementation network: Facilitating practice change across health care systems. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 47(4).

    Aguilera, A., Bruehlman-Senecal, E., Liu, N.H., & Bravin, J.I. (2018). Implementing group cognitive-behavioral therapy for depression among Latinos in a primary care clinic. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice25, 135-144.

    Liu, N.H., Daumit, G.L., Dua, T., Aquila, R., Charlson, F., Cuijpers, P.,…Saxena, S. (2017). Excess mortality in persons with severe mental disorders: A multilevel intervention framework and priorities for clinical practice, policy and research agendas. World Psychiatry, 16, 30-40.

    Choi, K.H., Liu, N.H., & Spaulding, W.D. (2012). Emotional context processing in severe mental illness: scale development and validation. Psychiatry Research, 199, 84-91.

    Mazzoni, A., Althabe, F., Gutierrez, L., Gibbons, L., Liu, N.H., Bonotti, A.M.,…Belizan, J.M. (2016). Women’s preferences and mode of delivery in public and private hospitals: A prospective cohort study.BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 16, 34-42.

    Aguilera, A., Miranda, J., Aguilar-Graxiola, S., Organista, K.C., Gonzalez, G., McQuaid, J…Munoz, R.F. (2015). Depression prevention and treatment interventions: How clinical research training programs can contribute to evidence-based practice. In G. Bernal et al.’s Research on Culturally-Informed Evidence-Based Psychological Practices. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

    Liu, N.H., Contreras, O., Munoz, R.F., & Leykin, Y. (2014). Assessing suicide attempts and depression among Chinese speakers over the internet. Crisis.doi: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000261

    Liu, N.H., & Satterfield, J. (2014). Substance abuse in older populations. In P.A. Areán Advances in the treatment of late life depression, anxiety and substance abuse: Behavioral interventions. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.   

    Gross, M.S., Liu, N.H., Contreras, O., Munoz, R.F., & Leykin, Y. (2014). Using Google AdWords for international multilingual recruitment to health research websites. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 16, e18.

    Liu, N.H., Mazzoni, A., Zamberlin, N., Colomar, M., Chang, O., Arnaud, L., Belizan, J. (2013). Assessing women’s preferences for mode of delivery in nulliparous Argentinean women. Reproductive Health, 10, 2.

    Cook, E.A., Liu, N.H., Tarasenko, M., Davidson, C., & Spaulding, W.D. (2013). Longitudinal relationships between neurocognition, social-cognition and community functioning in outpatients with serious mental illness. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 201, 786-794.

    Kasckow, J., Liu, N.H., & Phillips, M.R. (2011).Case-control study of the relationship of functioning to suicide in a community-based sample of individuals with schizophrenia in China. Community Mental Health Journal, 48, 317-320.

    Liu, N.H., Choi, K.H., Reddy, F., & Spaulding, W.D. (2010). Heterogeneity and longitudinal recovery of functioning during inpatient psychiatric rehabilitation for treatment-refractory severe mental illness. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 14, 55-75.

    Liu, N.H., & Spaulding, W.D. (2010). Impact of a health-focused day program on health behaviors, clinical functioning, and perceived wellness in individuals with serious mental illness.  Psychological Services, 7, 233-241.

    Mazzoni, A., Althabe, F., Liu, N.H., Bonotti, A.M., Gibbons, L., Sanchez, & A., Belizán, J. (2010). Women’s preferences for mode of delivery. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. doi:10.1111/j.1471-0528.2010.02793.x.

    Kasckow, J., Liu, N.H., Haas, G., & Phillips, M.R. (2010). Case-control study of the relationships of depressive symptoms to suicide in a community-based sample of individuals with schizophrenia in China. Schizophrenia Research, 122, 226-231.

    Choi, K.H., Reddy, F., Liu, N.H., & Spaulding, W.D. (2009). Memory as a moderator in the relationship between child sexual abuse and maladaptive functioning in people with severe mental illness. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 34, 449-445.

    Johnson, R.W., Liu, N.H., Wynne, A., & Spaulding, W.D. (2008). Schizophrenia. In H. Tinsley & E. Lease (Eds.) Encyclopedia of counseling (pp. 403-407). Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

  • filter_dramaTeaching
    • PSYC 236: Intervention
    • PSYC 237H: Introduction to Clinical Methods
    • PSYC 237E: Professional Development in Clinical Science
    • PSYC 237S: Introduction to Clinical Supervision
    • PSYC 138: Global Mental Health
    • PSYC 170: Clinical and Counseling Professions: Research & Practice