Sabrina Darrow, PhD
|University of Nevada, Reno||PhD||Psychology||2011|
|University of Nevada, Reno||BA||Psychology||2003|
|University of California, San Francisco||Fellowship, Clinical Services Research Training Program||Psychiatry||2013|
Dr. Sabrina Darrow is Assistant Professor and licensed psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry. She has expertise in clinical behavior analysis and her primary research interests include the clinical utility of assessments, mechanisms of action in psychotherapy, and implementation science
In her role as the Associate Director of Research at the Young Adult and Family Center (YAFC), she leads the evaluation and research program aimed at improving mental health services for youth and their families. Projects include evaluations of Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Intensive Family Therapy, and YAFC telemedicine projects. Dr. Darrow is also leading the YAFC collaboration with San Francisco County’s Child, Youth and Family System of Care to implement and evaluate Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Adolescents in the public mental health system.
Additionally, Dr. Darrow has developed a line of research aimed at improving the implementation of principle-based interventions through the use of transdiagnostic, behavioral assessments and technology-based solutions. She has a current award from the UCSF Resource Allocation Program (RAP) Digital Health mechanism to fund the development of a mobile assessment application based on the matching law, a behavior analytic principle.
Dr. Darrow is passionate about improving the link between research and practice. She provides free consultation to practitioners on developing research protocols for their practices as a member of the Society for the Science of Clinical Psychology’s Task Force on Research Assistance for Practitioners.
Dr. Darrow is also a therapist within the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program for Adolescents and Young Adults (http://psych.ucsf.edu/DBTprogram) where she works with high risk, multiproblem youth and their families. She also supervises trainees’ clinical work with youth.
Dr. Darrow obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Doctorate in the Clinical Psychology program at the University of Nevada, Reno. She completed her internship at the Southern Arizona Veterans Health Care System and postdoctoral studies, including the T32 Clinical Services Research Training Program, at UCSF.
clinical behavior analysis, adolescent and young adult mental health, measurement development, implementation science, clinical utility of assessments, transdiagnostic approaches, third-wave behavior therapies, mechanisms of action in psychotherapy
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