Faculty Profile: Christina Boisseau, Ph.D.

Christina Boisseau
Christina Boisseau, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)
Bio Med Psychiatry & Human Behavior
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Biography

Tina Boisseau, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor (Research) in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown Medical School. She received her BS in psychology from Duke University and her MA and PhD in clinical psychology from Boston University. She completed a predoctoral internship and a postdoctoral fellowship at Brown Medical School. Dr. Boisseau's research background is in anxiety and eating disorders, with a focus on examining underlying diatheses both within and across diagnostic categories. She is coauthor of the Unified Protocol for the Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders.

Selected Publications

  • Thompson-Brenner, H., Franko, D. L., Thompson, D., Grilo, C., Boisseau, C. L., Roehrig, J. P. . . Wilson, G. T. (2013). Race/ethnicity, education and treatment parameters as moderators and predictors of outcome in binge eating disorder. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 81(4), 710-721. PMID: 23647283. (2013)
  • Eisen, J. L., Sibrava, N. J., Boisseau, C. L., Mancebo, M. C., Stout, R. L., Pinto, A., & Rasmussen, S. A. (2013). The five-year course of obsessive-compulsive disorder: Predictors of remission and relapse. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry,74(3), 233-239. PMID: 23561228. (2013)
  • Boisseau, C. L., Thompson-Brenner, H., Pratt, E. M., Farchione, T. J. & Barlow, D. H. (2013). The relationship between perfectionism and decision-making in obsessive-compulsive disorder and eating disorders. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry,44, 316-321. PMID: 23454627 (2013)
  • Bennett, S. M., Ehrenreich, J. T., Litz, B. T., Boisseau, C. L., & Barlow, D. H. (2012). Development and preliminary evaluation for a cognitive-behavioral intervention for perinatal grief. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 19, 161-173. (2012)
  • Farchione, T. J., Fairholme, C. P., Ellard, K. K., Boisseau, C. L., Thompson-Hollands, J., Carl, J. R., Gallagher, M. W., & Barlow, D. H. (2012). The Unified Protocol for the transdiagnostic treatment of emotional disorders: A randomized control trial. Behavior Therapy, 43, 666-678. PMID: 22697453 (2012)
  • Boisseau, C. L., Thompson-Brenner, H., Caldwell-Harris, C. L., Pratt, E. M., Farchione, T. J. & Barlow, D. H. (2012). Behavioral and cognitive impulsivity in obsessive-compulsive disorder and eating disorders. Psychiatry Research, 200, 1062-1066. PMID: 22749228 (2012)
  • Boisseau, C. L., Yen, S., Markowitz, J. C., Grilo, C. M., Sanislow, C. A., Shea, M. T., Skodol, A. E., Zanarini, M. C., Gunderson, J. G., Morey, L. C., & McGlashan, T. H. (2012). Characteristics of single versus multiple suicide attempts over 10 years of prospective follow-up. Comprehensive Psychiatry. Sept 17; [epub ahead of print] (2012)
  • Franko, D. L., Thompson-Brenner, H., Thompson, D., Boisseau, C. L., Davis, A., Forbush, K. T. . . Wilson, G. T. (2012). Racial/ethnic differences in clinical trials of binge eating disorder. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 80(2), 186-195. PMID: 22201327 (2012)
  • Thompson-Brenner, H., Boisseau, C. L, & St. Paul, M. (2011). Thin-ideal representations in an African American magazine: Ebony. Body Image, 8(4), 373-378. PMID: 21775229. (2011)
  • Sibrava, N. J., Boisseau, C. L., Mancebo, M. M., Eisen, J., & Rasmussen, S. (2011). Prevalence and clinical characteristics of mental rituals in a longitudinal clinical sample of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Depression and Anxiety, 28(10), 892-898. PMID: 21818825. (2011)
  • Barlow, D. H., Farchione, T., Fairholme, C. P., Ellard, K. K., Boisseau, C. L., Allen, L. B., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (2011). The unified protocol for the transdiagnostic treatment of emotional disorders: Therapist guide. New York: Oxford University Press. (2011)
  • Barlow, D. H., Ellard, K. K., Fairholme, C. P., Farchione, T., Boisseau, C. L., Allen, L. B., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (2011). The unified protocol for the transdiagnostic treatment of emotional disorders: Client workbook. New York: Oxford University Press. (2011)
  • Thompson-Brenner, H., Boisseau, C. L., & Satir, D. A. (2010). Treatment of adolescents with eating disorders: Significance of personality subtypes. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 66, 1-25. PMID: 19938166. (2010)
  • Ellard, K. K., Fairholme, C. P., Boisseau, C. L., Farchione, T., & Barlow, D. H. (2010). Unified protocol for the transdiagnostic treatment of emotional disorders: Protocol development and initial outcome data. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 17(1), 102-113. (2010)
  • Boisseau, C. L., Farchione, T. J., Fairholme, C. P., Ellard, K. K., & Barlow, D. H. (2010). The development of the Unified protocol for the transdiagnostic treatment of emotional disorders: A case study. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 17(1), 88-101. (2010)
  • Boisseau, C. L., Thompson-Brenner, H., Eddy, K. T., & Satir, D. A. (2009). Impulsivity and personality variables in adolescents with eating disorders. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 197(4), 251-259. PMID: 19363881. (2009)
  • Satir, D.A., Thompson-Brenner, H., Boisseau, C. L., & Crisafulli, M. (2009). Countertransference reactions to adolescent eating disorder patients: Relationships to symptoms and personality. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 42(6), 511-521. PMID: 19189302. (2009)
  • Thompson-Brenner, H., Eddy, K. T., Satir, D. A, Boisseau, C. L., & Westen, D. (2008). Personality subtypes in adolescents with eating disorders: Validation of a classification approach. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 49(2), 170-180. PMID: 18093115. (2008)