Rory C. Reid, Ph.D.
Research Psychologist, Psychiatry and Biobehabioral Sciences
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior
UCLA Department of Family Medicine
Psychology (Clinical) with a dual emphasis in neuropsychology and marriage and family therapy, Brigham Young University
University of Utah
Business Information Systems, Brigham Young University
- Impulse Control Disorders, including pathological gambling, hypersexual behavior, substance- related disorders
- Neuropsychology, Neuroscience, and Neuroimaging
- Mindfulness Intervention
- Psychometric development of scales
Reid, R. C. (2010). Differentiating emotions in a patient sample of hypersexual men. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 10(2), 197–213.
Reid, R. C., & Carpenter, B. N. (2009). Demoralization, hypomanic activation, and disconstraint scores on MMPI-2 scales as significant predictors of hypersexual behavior. Journal of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity, 16(3), 173– 189.
Reid, R. C., Karim, R., McCrory, E., Carpenter, B. N. (2010). Self-reported differences on measures of executive function and hypersexual behavior in a patient and community sample of men. International Journal of Neuroscience, 120(2), 120–127.
Reid, R. C., Carpenter, B. N., Gilliland, R., & Karim, R. (2010). Problems of self-concept in a patient sample of hypersexual men with attention-deficit disorder. Journal of Addiction Medicine, 4(3), 00-00.
Reid, R. C., Harper, J. M., & Anderson, E. H. (2009). Coping strategies used by hypersexual patients to defend against the painful effects of shame. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 16(2), 125–138.
Dr. Rory Reid received his Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Utah and his doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Brigham Young University with a dual emphasis in Neuropsychology and Marriage and Family Therapy. After completing a post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry at UCLA, Dr. Reid pursued post-doctoral education and training in clinical research through Harvard Medical School’s Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program. Dr. Reid is a licensed therapist (Utah Licensure) and over the years has conducted individual, group, and couples therapy with hundreds of patients seeking help for issues related to mental health problems. Dr. Reid has expertise in treatment for hypersexual behavior, pornography problems, gambling disorders, and adult ADHD. He has received specialized training in Emotion Focused Therapy, marriage and family therapy, neuropsychological assessment, and neurofeedback. Dr. Reid is involved in academic research and mentoring students at UCLA and serves on several editorial boards for scientific journals. He has published articles and research on hypersexual behavior and pathological gambling in many notable journals and his work has been featured in press outlets such as the New York Times and TIME magazine, as well as TV specials aired on ABC, CBS, and Fox News. Dr. Reid has affiliations, associations, or memberships with various organizations in the mental health field including the American Psychological Association, the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health, and the National Council on Problem Gambling. Dr. Reid has trained and educated mental health professionals, industry specialists, government organizations, and lay audiences on mental health issues around the world in such places such as England, Budapest, South Africa, Holland, Singapore, Australia, Canada, Russia, the Bahamas, and throughout the United States.