Personal Information

California School of Professional Psychology

San Diego Campus

Associate Professor

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

Courses, Research Interests, Publications

PSY6034/7911/8980/8990: Research Practicum/Proposal Development/Dissertation Group

PSY6519: Theories of Behavior Change

PSY9551: Clinical Consultation

PSY6525: Theories of Personality & Psychopathology: Behavioral/Social Learning

PSY7501: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Theory and Techniques

Adult anxiety disorders (including PTSD); chronic pain; Cognitive Behavioral Therapies; Acceptance & Commitment Therapy; mindfulness; overweight and obesity

Thorp, S. R., Ayers, C. A., Nuevo, R., Stoddard, J. A., Sorrell, J. T., & Wetherell, J. L. (2009). Meta-analysis Comparing Different Behavioral Treatments for Late-Life Anxiety. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

White, K. S., Raffa, S. D., Jakle, K. R., Stoddard, J. A., Barlow, D. H., Brown, T. A., Covino, N. A.., & Gervino, E. V. (2008). Morbidity of DSM-IV Axis I disorders in non-cardiac chest pain: Psychiatric morbidity linked with increased pain and health care utilization. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.

Raffa, S. D., Stoddard, J. A., White, K.S., Barlow, D. H., Gorman, J. M., Shear, M. K., & Woods, S. W. (2008). Loss of response following combined treatment discontinuation in a placebo-controlled trial for panic disorder. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 196, 548-555.

Stoddard, J. A., Rosellini, A. J., & Hofmann, S. G. (2008). Development and Single Case Evaluation of an Intensive Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Social Phobia. International Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 1, 113-123.

Liverant, G. I., Stoddard, J. A., Meuret, A. E., & Barlow, D. H., (2006). Clinical science and the revolution in psychological treatment: The example of anxiety disorders. In Psychological clinical science: Recent advances in theory and practice. Integrative perspectives in honor of Richard M. McFall. New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Stoddard, J. A., White, K. S., Covino, N. A., & Strauss, L. (2005). Impact of a brief intervention on patient anxiety prior to day surgery. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 12, 99-110.

Wetherell, J.L., Afari, N., Ayers, C.A., Sorrell, J.T., Stoddard, J.A., Singley, D., Belding, W., Otis, L., Ruberg, J.L., Liu, L., Thorp, S.R., Kraft, A., Patterson, T. (in press). Acceptance and commitment therapy for generalized anxiety disorder in older adults: A pilot study. Behavior Therapy.

Wetherell, J.L., Stoddard, J.A., White, K.S., Kornblith, S., Nguyen, H., Andreescu, C., Zisook, S., & Lenze, E.J. (in press). Augmenting anti-depressant medication with modular CBT for geriatric generalized anxiety disorder. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

Moitra,E., Warner, C.M, Reigada, R., Benkov, K., Weisberg, R.B., Keller, M.B., Wetherell, J.L., Ayers, C.R., Sorrell, J.T., Stoddard, J.A., Ruberg, J.L., Afari, N., & Robinson, P.J. (June 2010). Treating Anxiety Conditions Across the Lifespan in Primary Care. Symposium presented at The World Congress of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, Boston, MA.

Stoddard, J.A., Basden, S., & White, K. S. (2005, March). Perception of control in the expression of non-cardiac chest pain. Presentation at the Society for Behavioral Medicine conference, Boston, MA.

Stoddard, J. A., Bitran, S., Allen, L. B., White, K. S., Barlow, D. H., Gorman, J. M., Shear, M. K., & Woods, S. W. (2004, November). The impact of comorbidity on treatment outcome in a multicenter comparative treatment of panic disorder. In K. S. White (Chair), Comorbidity as a moderator and outcome measure in patients receiving cognitive-behavioral treatment for panic disorder with agoraphobia. Symposium conducted at the 37th annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.

Raffa, S. D., Stoddard, J. A., White, K. S., Barlow, D. H., Gorman, J. M., Shear, M. K., & Woods, S. W. (2003, November). Predictors of relapse in a clinical trial for panic disorder: Are patients truly "blind?" In D. H. Barlow (Chair), The Multi-Center Clinical Trials on Panic Disorder: Mediators, Moderators, and Mechanisms of Action of Change. Symposium conducted at the 36th annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.

Stoddard, J.A., Hofmann, S.G., Wilkins, K. (2006,November). Development and evaluation of an 8-day, 6-session intensive cognitive-behavioral treatment for social phobia. Poster session presented at the 40th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Allen, L. B., Stoddard, J. A., Bitran, S., White, K. S., Barlow, D. H., Gorman, J. M., Shear, M. K., & Woods, S. W. (2005, November). Comorbidity and treatment outcome in a multicenter comparative treatment of panic disorder: Long-term follow-up. Poster session presented at the 39th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, D.C.

Stoddard, J. A., White, K. S., & Raffa, S. D. (2003, January). Impact of a Brief Intervention on Patient Anxiety Prior to Day Surgery. Poster session presented at the annual meeting for the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT.

Academic History and Background

Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Boston University, 2007

California license PSY21852

Ranked 24 on "TOP 100 TEACHERS" list by student body at SDSU

Voted 1 of 11 best teachers at SDSU by on campus students

Ranked top 1-2% of teachers at SDSU per student evaluations

Clara Mayo Memorial Fellowship Award

Shapiro Control Grant recipient (award declined)

Anxiety Disorders Association of America

American Psychological Association

Professional Practice and Community Service

Assistant Professor, Voluntary, University California San Diego Department of Psychiatry

Director/CEO The Center for Stress & Anxiety Management