Personal Information

California School of Professional Psychology

San Diego Campus

Assistant Professor

Alliant International University San Diego
10455 Pomerado Road
San Diego CA 92131

858-635-4686

Courses, Research Interests, Publications

PSY 9324 Advanced Research Methods in Marriage & Family Therapy, PSY 6021 Advanced Statistics I, PSY 6022 Advance Statistics II, PSY 6325 Trauma & Crisis Intervention

Impact of trauma and violence on family relationships, Attachment & emotion regulation, Meta-analysis & dyadic data analysis

Lambert, J.E., Holzer, J. & Hasbun, A. (in press) Parental PTSD and child functioning: A meta-analysis. Journal of Traumatic Stress.

Lambert, J. E., Benight, C. C., Wong, T., & Johnson, L. E. (2013). Cognitive bias in the interpretation of physiological sensations, coping self-efficacy, and psychological distress after intimate partner violence. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 5, 494-500.

Lambert, J.E. (2013) Treating PTSD with cognitive behavioral conjoint therapy: A review of Harnessing the Healing Power of Relationships. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 22, 681-683.

Lambert, J. E., Engh, R., Hasbun, A., & Holzer, J. (2012). Impact of posttraumatic stress disorder on the relationship quality and psychological distress of intimate partners: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Family Psychology, 26, 729-737

Friedlander, M.L., Pieterse, A.L., Lambert, J.E. (2012). The evolution of theory in counseling psychology. In N.A. Fouad (Ed.), Handbook of Counseling Psychology. Washington D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Lambert, J.E., Skinner, A. & Friedlander, M.L. (2012). A close look at poor within-system alliances in five family therapy sessions. Journal of Marital & Family Therapy, 38, 417-428.

Lambert, J.E., Benight, C.C, & Harrison, E. (2012) Firefighter Coping Self-Efficacy Scale: Measure development & validation. Anxiety, Stress & Coping, 25, 75-91.

Lambert, J.E. & Williams, R. (2009). Theory and practice of counseling families. In Marini, I., & Stebnicki, M. (Eds.), Professional counselors' desk reference. New York: Springer.

Friedlander, M.L., Lambert, J.E., & Muniz de la Pena, C. (2008). A step toward disentangling the alliance/improvement cycle in brief family therapy. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 55, 118-124.

Friedlander, M.L., Lambert, J.E., Escudero, V. & Cragun, C., (2008). How do therapists enhance family alliances? Sequential analysis of therapist client behavior in two contrasting cases. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 45, 78-87.

Lambert, J.E. & Friedlander, M. L. (2008). Relationship of differentiation of self to adult clients' perceptions of the alliance in brief family therapy. Psychotherapy Research, 18, 160-166.

Lambert, J.E., Holzer, J, & Hasbun (2013, August). Associations between parental PTSD & child outcomes: A meta-analysis. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI

Lambert, J.E., Hasbun, A. & Holzer, J. (2013, August). Attachment, psychological distress & relationship quality among combat veterans and their spouses. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Lambert, J.E., Holzer, J, & Engh, R. (2012, April). Veteran PTSD and spouse well-being: The influence of collaborative coping. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Holzer, J, Lambert, J.E. & Engh, R. (2012, April). Will we make it? An examination of relationship confidence in veterans and spouses. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA

Lambert, J.E. & Clinton, M. (2011, August). Post-trauma psychological distress & intimate relationship quality among combat veterans & spouses. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington D.C.

Lambert, J.E. & Clinton, M. (2011, November). Combat related PTSD and intimate relationship difficulties among soldiers and spouses: The role of attachment and emotion regulation. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic StressStudies, Baltimore, MD.

Sutton, J., Benight, C.C. & Lambert, J.E. (2011, July). Disaster resilient rural communities: Access to online information and perceptions of collective efficacy. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society, Boise, ID

Lambert, J.E. & Katz, L., (2009, April). Adult attachment and post-deployment readjustment among OEF/OIF veterans. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Western Psychological Association. Portland, OR.

J.E. & Katz, L., (2009, August). The influence of adult attachment on pretreatment distress and psychotherapy outcome. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, CA.

Lambert, J.E., Friedlander, M.L., & Skinner, A. (2008, June). A close look at poor within-system alliances in five family therapy sessions. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research. Barcelona, Spain.

Lambert, J.E., & Friedlander, M.L. (2008, March). Adult attachment & romantic relationship quality: the role of emotional skillfulness. Poster presented at the International Counseling Psychology Conference. Chicago, IL

Lambert, J.E. (2008, March). Exploration of attachment, emotional awareness, and harmony in women's intimate relationships. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Women in Psychology. San Diego, CA.

Academic History and Background

PhD, University at Albany, 2008

PhD Counseling Psychology (APA accredited) University at Albany, State University of New York, 2008

American Psychological Association

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Professional Practice and Community Service

Therapist, Survivors of Torture International