Kathleen M. Carroll PhD

Albert E. Kent Professor of Psychiatry; Director of Psychosocial Research, Division of Addictions; Scientific Director, Psychotherapy Development Center for Drug Abuse

Departments & Organizations


Psychiatry: Division of Substance Abuse | Substance Abuse Research | Psychotherapy Development Center | Psychology Section

Research Interests

Addiction and treatment; Evidence-based treatments; Treatment development; Computer-assisted therapies; Research-practice partnerships; Clinician training; Psychotherapy-pharmacotherapy combinations; Neurocognitive effects of behavioral therapies more...


  • B.S., Duke University, 1980
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1988

Selected Publications

  • Kiluk, B.D.., Sugarman, D.E., Nich, C., Gibbons, C.R., Martino, S., Rounsaville, B.J. & Carroll, K.M. (2011). A methodological analysis of randomized clinical trials of computer-assisted therapies for psychiatric disorders: Towards improved standards for an emerging field. American Journal of Psychiatry, 168: 790-799.
  • Carroll, K.M., Ball, S.A., Martino, S., Nich, C., Babuscio, T. A. & Rounsaville, B.J. (2009). Enduring effects of a computer-assisted training program for cognitive behavioral therapy: A six-month follow-up of CBT4CBT. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 100, 178-181. NIHMS ID: 93825
  • Carroll, K.M., Ball, S.A., Martino, S. Nich, C., Gordon, M.A., Portnoy, G.A. & Rounsaville, B.J. (2008). Computer-assisted delivery of cognitive behavioral therapy for addiction: A randomized trial of CBT4CBT. The American Journal of Psychiatry, 165:7, 881-889. PMCID: 2562873



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