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Adult Division

Adult Division

Director: Kiara Timpano, Ph.D.,
Associate Director: Amy Weisman de Mamani, Ph.D.
Faculty: Sierra Bainter, Ph.D., Brian Doss, Ph.D., Aaron Heller, Ph.D.Simon Howard, Ph.D., and Debra Lieberman, Ph.D., Tony Petruzzella, Ph.D.


The Adult Division offers training leading to the Ph.D. degree with a track specific focus in Adult Clinical Psychology.  This track is built on a scientist-practitioner model, with a greater emphasis on the clinical science component.  Students typically receive financial support and full tuition remission through the Ph.D.


Find a listing of our Faculty and Research Interests here

Adult Division Facilities and Training

Most student research and clinical training takes place on the Coral Gables campus.  Other aspects of training occur at the university's Medical campus in downtown Miami.  The Department of Psychology's building incorporates faculty and graduate student offices, classrooms, laboratories and research rooms, and the department's Psychological Services Center. This facility incorporates clinical research laboratories (with one-way viewing panels and recording equipment) as well as comfortable rooms for therapy.  The department has an extensive computer laboratory that is available to graduate students, with both Macintosh and PC platforms, suitable peripherals, and access to mainframe and Internet resources.