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Gilbert Reyes
Gilbert Reyes, PhD
Adjunct Faculty- School of Psychology
 
Santa Barbara, CA

greyes@fielding.edu

PhD, Clinical Psychology
University of Colorado, Boulder (APA Approved), 1998
 

Areas of Instruction:

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Disaster Mental Health Interventions
  • Traumatic Stress and PTSD
  • Stress, Coping, and Resilience
  • Children and Trauma
  • Attachment Theory
  • International Humanitarian Interventions
 

Scholarly & Professional Interests:

Research Interests:
  • Attachment and Trauma
  • Emergency Interventions with Traumatized Children
Practice Interests:
  • Crisis and Emergency Mental Health Interventions with Children and Adults
 

Professional Memberships:

  • American Psychological Association (12, 45, 52, 56)
  • American Psychological Association, Disaster Response Network, APA Practice Directorate
  • California Psychological Association
  • International Society for the Study of Traumatic Stress
  • Psychologists for Social Responsibility
 

Honors and Awards:

  • 2012: Award for Presidential Service to the Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict, and Violence (American Psychological Association - Division 48)
  • 2012: Legacy Award, Santa Barbara County Psychological Association
  • 1991-1994: Patricia Robert’s Harris Fellow, U.S. Dept. of Education
 

Publications:

  • Reyes, G., Elhai, J. D., & Ford, J. D. (in press). The encyclopedia of psychological trauma. New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
  • Naifeh, J. A., North, T. C., Davis, J. L., Reyes, G., Logan, C. A., & Elhai, J. D. (in press). Clinical profile differences between PTSD-diagnosed military veterans and crime victims. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation.
  • Reyes, G. (in press). Traumatic bonding. In W. A. Darity (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (2nd Ed.). New York: Macmillan.
  • Reyes, G. (2007). Responding to the psychosocial needs of communities displaced by disasters. The California Psychologist, 40(2), 12-14.
  • Beutler, L. E., Reyes, G., Franco, Z., & Housley, J. (2007). The need for proficient mental health professionals in the study of terrorism. In B. Bongar, L. E. Beutler, P. G. Zimbardo, L. M. Brown, &, J. N. Breckenridge (Eds.), Psychology of terrorism. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Reyes, G. (2006). Conclusions and recommendations for further progress. In G. Reyes & G. A. Jacobs (Eds.), Handbook of international disaster psychology (Vol. 4, pp. 141-149). Westport, CT: Praeger.
  • Reyes, G. (2006). International disaster psychology: Purposes, principles and practices. In G. Reyes & G. A. Jacobs (Eds.), Handbook of international disaster psychology (Vol. 1, pp. 1-13). Westport, CT: Praeger.
  • Reyes, G. (2006). Overview of the international disaster psychology volumes. In G. Reyes & G. A. Jacobs (Eds.), Handbook of international disaster psychology (Vol. 1, pp. xxi-xxxiv). Westport, CT: Praeger.
  • Reyes, G. (2006). Psychological first aid: Principles of community-based psychosocial support. In G. Reyes & G. A. Jacobs (Eds.), Handbook of international disaster psychology (Vol. 2, pp. 1-12). Westport, CT: Praeger.
  • Reyes, G., & Jacobs, G. A. (Eds.). (2006). Handbook of international disaster psychology (Vols. 1-4). Westport, CT: Praeger.
  • Reyes, G., Miller, T. T., Schreiber, M. D., & Todd-Bazemore, B. (2005). Children's services in disasters and other emergencies. In R. G. Steele & M. C. Roberts (Eds.), Handbook of mental health services for children, adolescents, and families. New York: Springer.
  • Reyes, G. (2004). Attachment styles. In W. E. Craighead & C. B. Nemeroff (Eds.), The concise encyclopedia of psychology and behavioral science (3rd ed.). New York: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Reyes, G., & Elhai, J. D. (2004). Psychosocial interventions in the early phases of disasters. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 41, 399-411.
  • Simonsen, L. F., & Reyes, G. (2003). Community-based psychological support: A training manual. Geneva, Switzerland: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
  • Jacobs, G. A., Boero, J. V., Quevillon, R. P., Todd-Bazemore, E., Elliott, T. L., & Reyes, G. (2002). Floods. In A. M. La Greca, W. K. Silverman, E. M. Vernberg, & M. C. Roberts (Eds.), Helping children cope with disasters and terrorism. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Reyes, G. (2002). New IFRC psychological support training manual previewed at 5-day workshop in Budapest, May 2002. Coping with Crisis, Psychological Support Programme Newsletter, No. 1-2/2002. Geneva, Switzerland: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
  • Reyes, G. (2001). Attachment styles. In W. E. Craighead & C. B. Nemeroff (Eds.), The concise encyclopedia of psychology and behavioral science (3rd ed.). New York: John Wiley & Sons.
 

Presentations:

  • Reyes, G. (2007, March). Displacement and Psychological First Aid. Presented at the annual meeting of the California State Disaster Response Network. Pepperdine University, Irvine, CA.
  • Reyes, G. (2006, July). Disaster Mental Health: Policies and Practice. Presented at the 31st Annual Workshop on Hazards Research and Applications, Boulder, CO.
  • Reyes, G. (2005, November). Psychological first aid across the developmental life span. Panel presentation at the 21st annual meeting of the International Society for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Toronto, Canada.
  • Reyes, G. (2005, May). Psychological first aid in disaster for adults and children in crises and emergencies. Grand Rounds lecture, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND.
  • Reyes, G. (2004, November). Disaster mental health: The integration of science and practice. Panel presentation at the 20th annual meeting of the International Society for the Study of Traumatic Stress, New Orleans, LA.
  • Reyes, G. (2004, July). Disaster mental health practices: Impediments to research. Presented at the 29th annual Workshop on Hazards Research and Applications, Boulder, CO.
  • Reyes, G. (2004, June). Community disaster planning. Presented at the National Behavioral Health Conference, Expanding Partnerships to Meet Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Challenges in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities, San Diego, CA.
  • Reyes, G. (2004, May). Coordinator's annual report on the activities of the South Dakota Disaster Response Network. Presented at the annual convention of the South Dakota Psychological Association.
  • Reyes, G. (2003, August). Early career challenges and opportunities in disaster psychology. Paper presented at the 111th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.
  • Reyes, G. (2003, July). Recommendations for improving disaster mental health services and utilization. Keynote address presented at the Nebraska Conference on Disaster Mental Health, Omaha, NE.
  • Reyes, G. (2003, March). Is women's mental health a human rights concern? Paper presented at the international conference, "One Step Forward: Assessing the Status and Treatment of Women in a New Century," University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.
  • Reyes, G. (2002, October). Spiritual aspects of psychological trauma. Keynote address presented at the Leadership Conference of Religious Women, Sacred Heart Monastery, Yankton, SD.
  • Reyes, G. (2002, September). Mental health interventions in campus emergencies. Workshop presented at the University of Arkansas Health Center, Fayetteville , AR.
  • Reyes, G. (2002, August). Contribution of interpersonal anxiety to posttraumatic distress. Paper presented at the 110th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Reyes, G. (2002, June). Developmental aspects of trauma and PTSD among children and adolescents. Workshop presented at the fourth annual Yankton Regional Mental Wellness Conference, Yankton, SD.
  • Reyes, G. (2002, June). Developmental aspects of trauma and PTSD among the elderly. Workshop presented at the fourth annual Yankton Regional Mental Wellness Conference, Yankton, SD.
  • Reyes, G. (2002, June). Psychological reactions to terrorist events: Reflections on 9/11 & the aftermath. Keynote address presented at the fourth annual Yankton Regional Mental Wellness Conference, Yankton, SD.
  • Reyes, G. (2001, December). Interpersonal versus impersonal traumatic events as predictors of trauma symptoms. Paper presented at the 17th annual meeting of the International Society for the Study of Traumatic Stress, New Orleans, LA.
  • Reyes, G. (2002, March). A community mental health model for responding to disasters. Lecture presented at the Mental Health Center of Boulder County, Boulder, CO.
  • Reyes, G. (2001, October). American Red Cross disaster mental health response to the World Trade Center attack. Workshop presented at the 4th International Red Cross and Red Crescent Conference on Psychological Support, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Reyes, G. (2001, October). Principles of stress and coping. Lecture presented at the Trauma Centre, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Reyes, G., Jacobs, G. A., Quevillon, R. P., Elliott, T. L., Wessells, M., & Neugebauer, R. (2001, August). Recent developments in the assessment of refugee mental health. Symposium paper presented at the 109th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
  • Reyes, G. (2001, April). Interventions with children in school shootings and other crises. Keynote address presented at the Graduate Symposium in School Psychology, University of South Dakota Department of Education, Vermillion, SD.
  • Reyes, G. (2001, April). Racism as a mental health issue. Panel presentation (Chair) at the World Health Organization's "World Health Day" program, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.
  • Reyes, G. (2001, April). The role of the Disaster Mental Health Institute in the development and dissemination of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Psychological Support Programs and disaster preparedness for providing psychological support. Lectures presented at the National Conference of the Cuban Red Cross on Psychosocial Support in Disasters, Havana, Cuba.
  • Reyes, G. (2000, October). Panel presentation (Chair), Definitions of genocide. A Century of Killing: Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in the 20th Century. Conference held at The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.
  • Jacobs, G., Quevillon, R., Reyes, G., Elliott, T., Todd-Bazemore, E., McCaslin, S., Hiller, M., Boero, J., Johnson-Jimenez, E., & Le Beaux, K. (2000, August). Recent international developments in psychological first aid and psychological support. Poster session presented at the 108th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
  • Reyes, G., Jacobs, G., Elliott, T., Quevillon, R., Boero, J., Hiller, M., Johnson-Jimenez, E., Le Beaux, K., & McCaslin, S. (2000, August). International issues in psychological assessment: Refugees and other migrant populations. Poster session presented at the 108th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

 

 

Funded Grants/Contracts:

  • 2005-present: Co-investigator, Terrorism and Disaster Center of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA; # 20051823). Primary Investigator, Betty Pfefferbaum, M.D., J.D.
  • 2000: International Studies Grant, University of South Dakota, Spanish Language and Cultural Immersion Program, Venezuela. Award amount: $1,200.
 

Professional Experience:

  • Associate Dean and Doctoral Faculty, School of Psychology, Fielding Graduate University.
 

Other Professional Activities:

  • 2005-present: Series Editor, Disaster and Trauma Psychology, Praeger Books.
  • 2005-present: Steering Committee, Psychologists for Social Responsibility
  • 2004-present: Editorial Board Member, Journal of Trauma Practice.
  • 1999-present: Volunteer, Disaster Mental Health Services (DMHS) - National Disaster Team of the American Red Cross Disaster Services Human Resources (DSHR).
  • 2004-2005: University Honors Committee, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.
  • 2003-2005: Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.
  • 2003-2005: University Senate, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.
  • 2002-2005: Faculty Advisor, Research Apprenticeship Program, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.
  • 2002-2005: South Dakota State Coordinator, The South Dakota Psychological Association's Disaster Response Network.
  • 2000-2005: Director of Continuing Education, Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.
  • 2000-2005: Faculty Advisor, Technological Fellowship Program, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.
  • 1999-2005: Assistant Professor, Disaster Mental Health Institute, Department of Psychology, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.
  • 2001-2004: Graduate Admissions Committee, Clinical Program, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.
  • 1999-2001: Coordinator, Annual Conference on Innovations in Disaster Mental Health, Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.
  • 2000, June: Consultant, Venezuelan Red Cross, American Red Cross International Services, and faculty and trainees at the Clinical Training Institute of the Central University of Venezuela
  • 2000, January: Consultant, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the Kenyan Red Cross.
  • 1997-1998: Internship: Boulder County, Mental Health Center.
  • Journal Reviewer: Behavioral Sciences and the Law; Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal; Disasters: The Journal of Disaster Policy, Studies, and Management; Journal of Adolescence; Journal of Trauma and Dissociation; Journal of Traumatic Stress; Professional Psychology: Research and Practice.
 
 
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