Christina Lynn Boisseau

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Research Interests

Dr. Boisseau received her BS in Psychology from Duke University and her MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology from Boston University. She completed a predoctoral residency and a postdoctoral fellowship at Brown University, and was an Assistant Professor (Research) in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown before joining the faculty of Northwestern as an Associate Professor in the fall of 2018.

Dr. Boisseau's research background is in anxiety, obsessive-compulsive spectrum, and eating disorders, with a focus on examining underlying diatheses both within and across traditional diagnostic categories. Dr. Boisseau's work has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, the Brown Institute for Brain Sciences and the Norman Prince Neuroscience Institutes. She an original coauthor of the Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders and maintains a clinical practice focused on the treatment of OCD and anxiety disorders.

Training Experience

2010Internship, Brown University

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Boston University

… → 2011

Research interests

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
  • Neuroscience
  • Psychiatry
  • Translational Research

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Research Output

Comparison of the Association between Goal-Directed Planning and Self-reported Compulsivity vs Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Diagnosis

Gillan, C. M., Kalanthroff, E., Evans, M., Weingarden, H. M., Jacoby, R. J., Gershkovich, M., Snorrason, I., Campeas, R., Cervoni, C., Crimarco, N. C., Sokol, Y., Garnaat, S. L., McLaughlin, N. C. R., Phelps, E. A., Pinto, A., Boisseau, C. L., Wilhelm, S., Daw, N. D. & Simpson, H. B., Jan 2020, In : JAMA Psychiatry. 77, 1, p. 77-85 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  • 4 Scopus citations

    Directionality of change in obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and suicidal ideation over six years in a naturalistic clinical sample

    Brown, L. A., Wakschal, E., Russman-Block, S., Boisseau, C. L., Mancebo, M. C., Eisen, J. L. & Rasmussen, S. A., Feb 15 2019, In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 245, p. 841-847 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Scopus citations

    Exposure and response prevention in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder: Current perspectives

    Law, C. & Boisseau, C. L., Jan 1 2019, In : Psychology Research and Behavior Management. 12, p. 1167-1174 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
  • 1 Scopus citations

    Introduction to the Special Issue on Cognitive and Behavioral Flexibility in Fear and Anxiety Disorders

    Boisseau, C. L. & Garnaat, S. L., Nov 1 2018, In : Behavior Modification. 42, 6, p. 811-814 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  • The Brown Incompleteness Scale (BINCS): Measure development and initial evaluation

    Boisseau, C. L., Sibrava, N. J., Garnaat, S. L., Mancebo, M. C., Eisen, J. L. & Rasmussen, S. A., Jan 2018, In : Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders. 16, p. 66-71 6 p.

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  • 1 Scopus citations