Allison Harvey, PhD


  • Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, UC Berkeley
  • Director, Golden Bear Sleep and Mood Research Clinic


  • MClinPsych, Macquarie University
  • PhD in experimental psychopathology, University of New South Wales
  • Postdoctoral fellowship in experimental psychopathology, University of Oxford

Research focus

Adult and adolescent psychopathology, particularly depression, bipolar disorder, sleep disorders and anxiety disorders; comorbidity; transdiagnostic approaches; treatment development; behavior change; cognitive behavior therapy; interactions between cognitive, emotional and biological processes. See more at  

Clinical focus

Youth and adults; sleep; depression; bipolar disorder; severe mental illness

Teaching focus

Psychological Interventions for Mental Illness: Development, Evaluation and Dissemination (undergraduates), Psychology of Sleep (undergraduates), Mental Illness: Core Principles, Mechanisms and Treatment Development (graduates) and Balance Clinic (graduates)