Scientific Advisory Board

Lives in the Balance takes pride in basing its efforts on the latest science and on models of care that are empirically supported. Our Scientific Advisory Committee helps us stay on track and guides our research.

Caryn L. Carlson, Ph.D.Caryn L. Carlson, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology and Associate Chair of the Department of Psychology at the University of Texas.
Jean Frazier, M.D.Jean Frazier, M.D., is Vice Chair of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester.
Matthew A. Jarrett, Ph.D.Matthew A. Jarrett, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Alabama.
Peter Jensen, M.D.Peter Jensen, M.D., is President & CEO of the REACH Institute and Professor of Psychiatry and Vice-Chair for Research in the Department of Psychiatry & Psychology at the Mayo Clinic. He was previously Associate Director of Child and Adolescent Research at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).
Thomas H. Ollendick, Ph.D.,Thomas H. Ollendick, Ph.D., is University Distinguished Professor in Clinical Psychology and Director of the Child Study Center at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia. He was the Principal Investigator on the largest study to date examining the effectiveness of Dr. Greene's CPS approach, funded by the National Institutes of Mental Health.