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Gary Burlingame

Department Chair, Psychology
Dean's Office

238 TLRB
PROVO, UT 84602

Biography

Dr. Gary M. Burlingame completed his doctoral work in Counseling Psychology at the University of Utah in 1983 and joined BYU’s faculty the same year. He is a professor of Psychology and has been affiliated with clinical psychology doctoral program since 1983. Dr. Burlingame’s scholarly work is focused in two areas: factors that lead to effective small group treatments in the treatment of mental and medical illness and measurement. He has contributed over 40 books and book chapters along with over 130 peer reviewed articles to the group literature and nearly 50 publications focusing on the Outcome Questionnaire (OQ 45) and Youth Outcome Questionnaire. Dr. Burlingame’s undergraduate and graduate teaching interests include measurement, research methodology, statistics and training in individual and group psychotherapy.

Dr. Burlingame has served as a consultant to over 20 federal, state and private entities including the White House, Department of Labor, Food & Drug Administration. He has served as a consultant to private and state agencies in implementing changes in practice patterns to increase the use of group and outcomes-informed treatment. His direct training has been received by thousands of consumers, clinicians, line administrators and executive staff. He has received a number career awards including national (American Psychological Association; American Group Psychotherapy Association) and international (German College of Psychosomatic Medicine) recognition. He is a fellow of the American Group Psychotherapy Association and the American Psychological Association (APA) where he served as President of APA’s Society of Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy (2009-2011). Notable university awards for excellence in scholarship, teaching and citizenship include a University Professorship (2011-2016), the Wells & Myrle Cloward Teaching and Learning Fellowship (207-2010) and the Abraham O. Smoot Citizenship Award (2005), respectively.

Dr. Burlingame and his colleague Michael Lambert co-developed OQ Measures which disseminates outcome instruments (e.g., OQ 45, YOQ, etc.) on five continents and nearly 40 languages. His most recent efforts have focused on training and implementation protocols that integrate outcome instruments into daily clinical practice supporting treatment planning and progress notes using evidence-based outcome instruments. Clinical settings that he’s worked with include private practice, statewide community mental health systems, state psychiatric hospitals, child/youth treatments (out/inpatient, day-treatment, residential, in-home, wilderness, etc.), military (e.g., VA and active duty), faith-based and neighborhood partnerships, consumer advocacy and federal agencies.

Research Interests

I’ve been interested in small group treatments for over 30 years. For instance, for the past several decades my students and I have been testing which group treatment protocols produce the best outcomes with different patient populations, and which member characteristics predict greater improvement while in group. We’ve also developed international collaborations devoted to identifying common mechanisms of change and leader interventions that are linked to more successful groups. This research has led to the development of a selection (GRQ; Group Readiness Questionnaire), leader intervention (GPIRS; Group Psychotherapy Intervention Rating Scale), and group mechanism of change (GQ; Group Questionnaire) measures, which have been linked to process, outcome, and member attrition in studies from three countries and several clinical populations. We just finished a three-site, randomized clinical trial to test the effect of providing leaders with feedback on the GQ and OQ. As a codeveloper of the OQ and YOQ , my lab also has a small number of studies that focus on outcome with particular emphasis in the severely mentally ill and children or youth. We typically cooperate with the Utah State Hospital and Professor Jared Warren’s lab to support these studies.

Teaching Interests

A primary interest is in small group treatments. Particularly showing students how to match psychiatric disorders with the best evidence based protocol and then using the group dynamic literature to further increase client improvement by tracking patient factors that relate to better outcomes and reduced treatment attrition.

Licenses and Certifications

  • State of Utah, Psychologist (1984 - 2014)

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (Division 29 of APA) (2019 - Present)
  • Distinguished Fellow , American Group Psychotherapy Association (2018 - Present)
  • Fellow, American Group Psychotherapy Association (2011 - Present)
  • Fellow, American Psychological Association (2000 - Present)
  • President-elect, American Group Psychotherapy Association--AGPA (2020 - 2025)
  • President-elect, American Group Psychotherapy Association--AGPA (2020 - 2025)
  • University Professorship, BYU (2011 - 2021)
  • Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecturer , Brigham Young University (2018 - 2019)
  • Presidential Citation for Outstanding Contributions, American Psychological Association (2014 - 2014)
  • Hickman Scholar, Family, Home and Social Science College (2011 - 2012)
  • President, American Psychological Association Division 49 (2009 - 2011)
  • Wells & Myrle Cloward Teaching & Learning Fellowship, Brigham Young University (2007 - 2010)
  • Adolf-Ernst-Meyer-Award for Psychotherapy Research, German College of Psychosomatic Medicine (2007 - 2007)
  • Centennial Global Service Award, Loma Linda University (2006 - 2006)
  • Group Psychologist of the Year, American Psychological Association (2006 - 2006)
  • Abrahman O. Smoot Citizenship, Brigham Young University (2005 - 2005)
  • Outstanding Contributions in Education & Training in Group Psychotherapy, American Group Psychotherapy Association (2003 - 2003)
  • Anne Alonso Award for Best Group Psychotherapy Paper (2002 - 2002)

Administrative Assignments

  • Psychology: Department Chair (2018 - Present)
  • University Planning and Assessment: Associate Director (1999 - 2002)

Memberships

  • Society for Psychotherapy Research (1984 - Present)
  • Utah Psychological Association (1983 - Present)
  • American Group Psychotherapy Association (1980 - Present)
  • American Psychological Association (1978 - Present)

Professional Citizenship

  • Editorial Review Board Member, Psychotherapy (2018 - Present)
  • Other, International Journal of Group Psychotherapy (2012 - Present)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Group Dynamics: Theory Research and Practice (2010 - Present)
  • Grant Proposal Reviewer, External, Group Psychotherapy Foundation (2010 - Present)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Psychotherapy Research (2010 - Present)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Various national/international universities (2010 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Member, American Group Psychotherapy Association (2006 - Present)
  • Officer (specify in Other), American Group Psychotherapy Association (2020 - 2025)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, American Psychological Association (2018 - 2019)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Psychotherapy (2018 - 2019)
  • Committee/Council Member, American Psychological Association (2012 - 2018)
  • Committee/Council Chair, American Psychological Association (2012 - 2016)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, International Journal of Group Psychotherapy (2002 - 2015)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, British Journa of Clinical Psychology (2013 - 2013)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Clinical Psychology (2008 - 2012)

Courses Taught

Publications

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Nelson Jared Scott Warren Robert L Gleave Gary Michael Burlingame Mindy Pearson Gary Michael Burlingame JulieAnn Krogel Gary Michael Burlingame Chris Chapman Tyler Renshaw Robert L Gleave Mark E Beecher Rebecca MacNair-Semands Gary Michael Burlingame Sean Woodland Gary Michael Burlingame Bernhard Strauss Anthony Joyce Chris Chapman Gary Michael Burlingame Frank Rees Robert L Gleave Mark E Beecher Greg Porter Gary Michael Burlingame Rob Davies Jonathan C Cox Elizabeth Baker Mindy Pearson Mark E Beecher Robert L Gleave Gary Michael Burlingame Scott A Baldwin Bernhard Strauss Gary Michael Burlingame Jared Scott Warren Philip L Nelson Gary Michael Burlingame Sasha A Mondragon G. Lo Coco S. Gullo C. Prestano Gary Michael Burlingame Gary Michael Burlingame Debra McClendon Jennifer Alonso Debra McClendon Gary Michael Burlingame Gary Michael Burlingame Debra McClendon Jennifer Alonso Gary Michael Burlingame Jonathan C Cox D. R. Davies Christopher Layne Robert L Gleave Debra T McClendon Jared Scott Warren Katherine M Green Gary Michael Burlingame Dennis Lee Eggett Richard McClendon Gary Michael Burlingame Scott A Baldwin Michael J Lambert Gary Michael Burlingame M D Jones Gary Michael Burlingame Debra McClendon Jennifer Alonso Debra McClendon Gary Michael Burlingame Elizabeth L. Baker Gary Michael Burlingame Mark Beecher Robert Gleave Jared Scott Warren Philip L Nelson Sasha A Mondragon Scott A Baldwin Gary Michael Burlingame Jenny AN Cannon Jared Scott Warren Philip L Nelson Gary Michael Burlingame Gary Michael Burlingame Debra McClendon Gary Michael Burlingame Christopher Chapman Elizabeth Baker Greg Porter Steve Thayer Gary Michael Burlingame Michael D. Jones Gary Michael Burlingame Michael J Lambert G. S. Brown Vinessa K. Trotter Michael J Lambert Gary Michael Burlingame Frank Rees Bruce Noble Carpenter Patrick R Steffen Aaron Paul Jackson Dennis Lee Eggett Gary Michael Burlingame Sally H Barlow Rob Davies Jennifer Johnson Robert L Gleave JulieAnn Krogel Mark E Beecher Jennifer Presnell Gary Michael Burlingame Collin Simonsen Jared Scott Warren Philip L Nelson Gary Michael Burlingame Nate W Ridge Jared Scott Warren Gary Michael Burlingame Marion Wells Kat M Tumblin Gary Michael Burlingame Bernhard Strauss L. Hoffmann Robert L Gleave Gary Michael Burlingame Aaron Paul Jackson Jared Scott Warren Philip L Nelson Gary Michael Burlingame Gary Michael Burlingame Mark E Beecher LeGrand L Baker Gary Michael Burlingame Robert L Gleave Jared Scott Warren Nathanael Ridge Gary Michael Burlingame Marion Wells

Presentations

Zach Clement Jonah Nicoll Gary Michael Burlingame Hal Svien Cameron Alldredge
Gary Michael Burlingame Hal Svien Rebecca Janis
Hal Svien Gary Michael Burlingame Jenny Rosendahl
Jennifer Jensen Kara Irene Cattani Gary Michael Burlingame Hal Svien
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Gary Michael Burlingame Kara Irene Cattani Jennifer Jensen
Emmalie Arntz Gary Michael Burlingame Debra McClendon Liu Yang
Cameron Alldredge Gary Michael Burlingame Joseph A Olsen
Hal Svien Gary Michael Burlingame Joseph A Olsen
Gary Michael Burlingame Kait Whitcomb Sean Woodland Joseph Olsen Mark Beecher Robert Gleave
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Kristina S Withers Hansen Gary Michael Burlingame Derek Griner Jonathan C Cox Klinton E Hobbs Robert L Gleave
Hal Svien Cameron Alldredge Jennifer Jensen Gary Michael Burlingame Kara Irene Cattani
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Allison Garner Jenifer Jensen Gary Michael Burlingame
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Robert L Gleave Gary Michael Burlingame Mark E Beecher Kristina S Withers Hansen Derek Griner
Frank Rees Gary Michael Burlingame Madhu Gundlapalli
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S Barkowski S Levan S McLaughlin J Rosendahl B Strauss Gary Michael Burlingame
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Gary Michael Burlingame Bernhard Strauss Tony Joyce
Davey Erekson Gary Michael Burlingame Joseph A Olsen
Gary Michael Burlingame Sean Woodland Kait Whitcomb
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Kait Whitcomb Sean Woodland Gary Michael Burlingame
Sean Woodland Kait Whitcomb Gary Michael Burlingame
Robert L Gleave Gary Michael Burlingame Mark E Beecher Derek Griner Kristina S Withers Hansen Jonathan C Cox
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Gary Michael Burlingame Jordan Rand Jyssica Seebeck
Tristin Roney Jenny Cannon Gary Michael Burlingame
Jyssica Seebeck Kait Whitcomb Rebecca Janis Rochelle Jones Gary Michael Burlingame
Brian Redford Rochelle Jones Jyssica Seebeck Sean Woodland Gary Michael Burlingame
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Gary Michael Burlingame Bernhard Strauss Anthony Joyce
Robert L Gleave Gary Michael Burlingame Mark E Beecher Jennifer Anne Nibley Cannon Jonathan C Cox Kristina S Withers Hansen Tristin Roney
Thomas R Golightly Michael K Abbott Jennifer Anne Nibley Cannon Derek Griner Mark E Beecher Gary Michael Burlingame Robert L Gleave Dallas R Jensen
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