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Megan C. Carlos

Assistant professor

Office

510-217-4757
mcarlos@argosy.edu

Education

  • B.A. Psychology, Mills College
  • Ph.D. Child Clinical Psychology, University of Minnesota, 2005
  • M.A. Child Psychology, University of Minnesota, 2003

Biography

Dr. Carlos received her M.A. in Child Psychology and her Ph.D. in Child Clinical Psychology from the University of Minnesota at Twin Cities. Following the completion of her doctoral degree, she worked as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Kaiser Permanente, where she provided individual, group, and family therapy to children and adolescents and taught parenting classes for caregivers of children with ADHD and autism. Before coming to Argosy University, Dr. Carlos taught courses in child and adolescent psychology, human development, and cognitive assessment at University of the Pacific and Framingham State College. Her professional and research interests include attachment theory, developmental psychopathology, and empirically-based treatment of children and adolescents.

Expertise

  • Attachment theory
  • Developmental psychopathology
  • Empirically-based treatment of children and adolescents
  • Psychological Assessment

Selected Publications

  • Carlson, E.A., Sampson, M.C., & Sroufe, L.A. (2003). Implications of attachment theory and research for developmental and behavioral pediatrics. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 24, 364-379.
  • Sroufe, L.A., & Sampson, M.C. (2000). Attachment theory and systems concepts. Human Development, 43, 321-326.

Memberships

  • American Psychological Association
  • Society for Research in Child Development

Presentations

  • Elium, M., & Sampson, M.C. (2007, August). Response to intervention: Attitudinal variables of professionals impacting implementation. Poster presented at the convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.
  • Webster, L., Kisst-Hackeett, R., & Sampson, M.C. (2007, March). The influence of defensive processes on behavior in a child maltreatment sample. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Sampson, M.C., & Carlson, E.A. (2006, March). Continuity and change in patterns of attachment between adolescence and early adulthood in a high risk sample. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Adolescence, San Francisco, California.
  • Sampson, M.C., & Carlson, E.A. (2005, April). Prospective and concurrent correlates of attachment insecurity in young adulthood in a high risk sample. In G.I. Roisman & N.L. McElwain (Chairs), The differential antecedents and correlates of attachment insecurity. Paper symposium presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Carlson, E.A., Sampson, M.C., Appleyard, K., Yates, T.M., & Shaffer, A. (2004, March). Dissociative behavior in early adolescence: A developmental perspective. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Adolescence, Baltimore, Maryland.