Barbara Van Noppen, PhD

Title(s)Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry & the Behavioral Sciences
Phone+1 323 442 4000
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    Title(s)Vice Chair for Faculty Development

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    Dr. Van Noppen is the Vice Chair for Faculty Development and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles. She is Director of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the psychiatry residency training program, Administrative Director of the Adult Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic at LAC + USC, Co-chair for the Psychiatry Appointments, Promotions and Tenure Committee and Director of Quality Improvement for Psychiatry. As an internationally recognized specialist in cognitive behavioral therapy and family-based treatment, Dr. Van Noppen has treated OCD for over 33 years. She teaches and supervises in the residency training program at LAC + USC, serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of the International OCD Foundation, the Scientific Advisory Committee of The Canadian Institute for Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (CIOCD) and International Accreditation Task Force. Dr. Van Noppen is most well known for her contributions in OCD family treatment, particularly the development of a Multifamily Behavioral Treatment (MFBT), Family Accommodation Scale (FAS), group CBT for OCD and she has numerous publications and clinical research in these areas. In addition, Dr. Van Noppen is a faculty member for the Behavioral Therapy Training Institute of the International OCD Foundation, and is on editorial boards for peer reviewed journal articles on OCD. Since early 2017, Dr. Van Noppen has served as the president of OCD Southern California, an affiliate of the International OCD Foundation.

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    1. Van Noppen B, Steketee G. Testing a conceptual model of patient and family predictors of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) symptoms. Behav Res Ther. 2009 Jan; 47(1):18-25. PMID: 19026405.
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    2. Goldberg ED, Goldberg RJ, Vannoppen B. Sense of smell and obsessional behavior. Am J Psychiatry. 1991 Dec; 148(12):1757. PMID: 1957949.
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