Stanley Huey

Associate Professor of Psychology and American Studies and Ethnicity
Email Office SGM 905 Office Phone (213) 821-2058

Research & Practice Areas

Psychotherapy outcome, culture and mental health, community-based & criminal justice interventions



  • Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1/1998
  • M.A. Clinical Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1/1994
  • B.A. Psychology, Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, 1/1990
  • Summary Statement of Research Interests

    Stan Huey, Assistant Professor of Psychology, received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from UCLA in 1998. He joined the USC psychology faculty in 2000. Dr. Huey’s research targets three primary areas: (1) psychotherapy effects with children and adolescents, (2) culture-responsive treatments for ethnic minorities, and (3) psychotherapy mechanisms that lead to clinical change. His work has appeared in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, and Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.

    Research Specialties

    Psychotherapy outcome, culture and mental health, community-based & criminal justice interventions

  • Book Chapters

    • Huey, S. J., Polo, A. J. (2018). Evidence-based psychotherapies with ethnic minority children and adolescents. Evidence-based Psychotherapies for Children and Ad pp. 361-378. New York, NY: Guilford.
    • Jones, E., Huey, S. J., Rubenson, M. (2018). Cultural competence in therapy with African Americans. Cultural competence in applied psychology: Theory, pp. 557-573. Cham: Springer.
    • Huey, S. J., Lewine, G., Rubenson, M. (2016). A brief review and meta-analysis of gang intervention trials. Gang transitions and transformations in an interna pp. 217-233. New York: Springer.
    • Huey, S. J., McDaniel, D. D., Smith, C. A., Pearson, C., Griffin, J. P. (2014). Gang-involved, African American youth: An overview. The psychology of African American boys and young pp. 313-333. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

    Journal Article

    • Vargas, S. M., Huey, S. J., Miranda, J. (2020). A critical review of current evidence on multiple types of discrimination and mental health. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.
    • Tilley, J. L., Farver, J. M., Huey, S. J. (2020). Culture, causal attribution, and coping in ethnic Chinese college students in the United States. Asian American Journal of Psychology.
    • Rubenson, M. P., Galbraith, K., Shin, K., Beam, C., Huey, S. J. (2020). When helping hurts? Towards a nuanced interpretation of adverse effects in gang-focused interventions. Clinical Psychology Science and Practice.
    • Pan, D., Huey, S. J., Heflin, L. H. (2019). Ethnic differences in response to directive vs. non-directive brief intervention for subsyndromal depression. Psychotherapy Research. Vol. 29 (2), pp. 186-197.
    • Pina, A. A., Polo, A. J., Huey, S. J. (2019). Evidence-based psychosocial interventions for ethnic minority youth: The 10-year update. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. Vol. 48 (2), pp. 179-202.
    • Sayegh, C. S., Huey, S. J., Schneiderman, J. U., Redmond, S. A. (2019). Academic and behavioral outcomes in a “second chance program” for young adults: Focus on retention. International Journal of Offender Therapy & Comparative Criminology.
    • Sayegh, C. S., Hall-Clark, B. N., McDaniel, D. D., Halliday-Boykins, C. A., Cunningham, P. B., Huey, S. J. (2018). A preliminary investigation of ethnic differences in resistance in Multisystemic Therapy. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology. Vol. 48 (sup1), pp. S13-S23.
    • Huey, S. J., Tilley, J. L. (2018). Effects of mental health interventions with Asian Americans: A review and meta-analysis. Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology. Vol. 86 (11), pp. 915-930.
    • Gillespie, M., Huey, S. J. (2017). Predictive validity of an observer-rated adherence protocol for multisystemic therapy with juvenile drug offenders. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. Vol. 76, pp. 1-10.
    • Chithambo, T. P., Huey, S. J. (2017). Internet-delivered eating disorder prevention: A randomized controlled trial of dissonance-based and cognitive-behavioral interventions. International Journal of Eating Disorders. Vol. 50 (1), pp. 1142-1151.
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