Brett Marroquín, Ph.D. – Associate

Brett Marroquín, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and an assistant professor of psychology at Loyola Marymount University.  He received his B.A. from New York University, M.A. from Hunter College of the City University of New York, and Ph.D. from Yale University.  He completed his predoctoral internship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, and a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) postdoctoral fellowship in biobehavioral issues in physical and mental health at UCLA. In addition to Northwestern and UCLA, Dr. Marroquín’s clinical training includes the Yale Center for Anxiety and Mood Disorders, Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital, and the PTSD/Anxiety Clinic at the West Haven, Connecticut VA.

Dr. Marroquín specializes in treating a range of mood and anxiety disorders using empirically-supported treatments, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and integrating emotion-focused and relational components.  Additional clinical interests include relationship difficulties, gay and lesbian issues, and grief and loss.

Dr. Marroquín’s academic research at LMU examines interpersonal influences on emotion, emotion regulation, and cognitive processing in healthy functioning, mood disorders, and coping with illness, particularly within the context of intimate relationships.