ADC Director: Peter J. Norton, Ph.D.

Dr. Norton is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Houston, and Director of the Anxiety Disorder Clinic, a specialty treatment and research center located within the University of Houston's Psychological Research and Services Center. He joined the UH faculty in 2003 after graduating from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and completing his predoctoral residency at University of British Columbia Hospital in Vancouver, Canada. Previously, Dr. Norton obtained a Master's degree in Sports Psychology from the University of Western Australia. He has authored over 80 research papers that have been published or are being considered for publication, mostly on the topics of anxiety disorders or chronic pain, and has delivered many presentations or workshops. He has received awards and grants from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Houston, Anxiety Disorders Association of America, and American Psychological Association for his work on studying and treating anxiety. He was recently awarded a 5-year research grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to conduct research on group treatments for anxiety disorders.

Anxiety Disorder Clinic Staff

  • Terri Barrera, M.A. (Clinical Psychology graduate student)
  • Lance Chamberlain, M.A. (Clinical Psychology graduate student)
  • Ashley Christiansen, M.A. (Clinical Psychology graduate student) *Currently on Pre-Doctoral Residency*
  • Suzanne Klenck, M.A. (Clinical Psychology graduate student) *Currently on Pre-Doctoral Residency*
  • Amanda Mathew, M.A. (Clinical Psychology graduate student)
  • Radhika Reddy, B.A. (Clinical Psychology graduate student)
  • Angela H. Smith, M.A. (Clinical Psychology graduate student)
  • Derek Szafranski, M.A. (Clinical Psychology graduate student)
  • Alex Talkovsky, B.A. (Clinical Psychology graduate student)

Research Staff

  • Carolyn Dylla (Undergraduate Research Assistant)
  • Sharie Flores (Undergraduate Research Assistant)
  • Leigh Garcia (Undergraduate Research Assistant)
  • Channler Hill (Undergraduate Research Assistant)
  • Aammar Khan (Undergraduate Research assistant)
  • Kacey Miles (Undergraduate Research Assistant)
  • Adriana Osegueda (Undergraduate Research Assistant)

ADC Alumni

  • Sarah Garnaat, Ph.D.
  • Kelly Green, Ph.D.
  • Jessica Grogan, Ph.D.
  • Kelly Grover, Ph.D.
  • Laura Philipp, Ph.D.
  • Katie Sears, Ph.D.
  • Esther Price, Ph.D.
  • Christina Robinson, Ph.D.
  • Leslie Schart, Ph.D.
  • Christi Washington, Ph.D.