Gerald Tarlow, PhD
Head Consultant for the OCD and Anxiety Clinic
Gerald Tarlow, Ph.D. is a Consultant of the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Program at PCH. Dr. Tarlow received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Montana. He has been on the Faculty in the UCLA Department of Psychiatry since 1978. In his role as clinical professor he teaches Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to psychology interns and psychiatry residents in the UCLA training programs. From 1994 to 2006, he served as Director of Psychological Services at the OCD Program at UCLA. In 1986 Dr. Tarlow established an outpatient private practice that specializes in treating anxiety disorders and related issues. In 2001, he was awarded a Diplomate in Cognitive Behavioral Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology. Dr. Tarlow is on the teaching faculty for the Behavior Therapy Training Institute sponsored by the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation. He has authored several books, including The Clinical Handbook of Behavior Therapy for Adult Psychological Disorders and The Clinical Handbook of Behavior Therapy for Adult Medical Disorders. He has published many articles and presented numerous talks on the treatment of anxiety disorders.