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Lise Flores-Reed

Assistant professor




  • PhD. ? Clinical Psychology, San Diego, CA, 2004
  • BA ? English, University of San Francisco, 1989


Dr. Lise Flores-Reed, PhD is a licensed psychologist in private practice in Glendale, Arizona where she specializes in the treatment of adolescents and young adults. Dr. Reed is also a half-time Clinical Psychology faculty member at Argosy University, Phoenix. She earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis in Behavioral Medicine, from the San Diego State University/University of California, San Diego Joint Doctoral Program, which is a collaboration between the Psychology Department of San Diego State University and UCSD's School of Medicine. Dr. Reed completed her APA-approved psychology internship at the Long Beach VA Healthcare System. She has trained in numerous medical settings including Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego, the UC San Diego Adolescent Medicine Clinic, The Gifford Clinic (UCSD Outpatient Mental Health Center) and the San Ysidro (CA) Community Mental Health Center. During her internship at the Long Beach VA Hospital she provided psychological services in Cardiology, Infectious Disease, Chronic Pain Clinic, Hospice and Primary Care. Her postdoctoral work was done through the Arizona Training Consortium in private practice. Her professional interests and activities include the treatment of mood disorders, especially the bipolar spectrum disorders, and PTSD/trauma. Her teaching and research expertise includes psychological assessment and test development, health psychology assessment and interventions, and survey research including the development of self-report instruments for psychological research in the areas of human resources, health behaviors and attitudes, and identity and self-concept. Dr. Flores-Reed has published work in the areas of adjustment to chronic illness, particularly in Type 2 Diabetes. In 2005, her work "Factorial validity of the Multidimensional Health Locus of Control scales for three American ethnic groups" was published in the Journal of Health Psychology. Prior to coming to Argosy University, Dr. Reed worked as an applied researcher and consultant in human resources for both a Fortune 100 company and in the non-profit sector. She has extensive experience working as a consultant in such areas as research design, survey design, statistical analysis, program evaluation and thesis preparation. Her theoretical orientation is integrationist with emphasis on Cognitive and Cognitive-Behavioral interventions. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Arizona State Psychological Association.


  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Survey Research and Measurement
  • Adolescent and Young Adult Treatment and Interventions
  • Mood and Anxiety Disorders; Trauma

Selected Publications

  • Flores-Reed, L. (2008). Today's total rewards professional: experience, education and critical skills offer an edge. Workspan: Attract, Motivate, Retain.
  • Malcarne, V.L., Fernandez, S., & Flores, L. (2005). Factorial validity of the Multidimensional Health Locus of Control scales for three American ethnic groups. Journal of Health Psychology, 5, 657-667.
  • Wallston, K.A., Malcarne, V.L., Flores, L., Hansdottir, I., Smith, C.A., Stein, M.J., Weisman, M.H., & Clements, P.J. (1998). Does God determine your health? The God Locus of Health Control scale. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 23, 131-142.


  • American Psychological Association, Division 42
  • Arizona Psychological Association


  • Candelaria, J. I., Woodruff, S. I. , Flores, L., & Elder, J.P. (1999, December). Tobacco control in Latino communities. Poster presented at the Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) Annual Investigators Meeting, December 3, 1999, San Francisco, CA
  • Philis-Tsimikas, A, Talavera, G., Rivard, L., Vincent, R., Espinoza, M., & Flores, L. (1999, June). Comprehensive nurse managed program for diabetes in indigent Latino populations improves care and outcomes of diabetes. Poster presented at the 59th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association, San Diego, CA.
  • Flores, L., Handsdottir, I., & Malcarne, V.L. (1998, August). God control beliefs and physical and psychosocial outcomes in chronic illness. Poster presented at the 1998 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
  • Hami, S., Flores, L., Chavira, D.A. & Malcarne, V.L. (1998, August). Acculturation mode as a predictor of depression and anxiety. Poster presented at the 1998 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
  • Hami, S., Flores, L., Chavira, D.A. & Malcarne, V.L. (1998, April). Mode of acculturation as a predictor of depression. Poster presented at the 1998 Joint meeting of the Western Psychological Association and Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Albuquerque, NM.