Academic Title
Major Area(s) of Study
Associate Professor UCSD Experimental Psychopathology
Graduate Institution

George Mason University

Research Description

Characterization and treatment of hoarding disorder across the lifespan.

Representative Publications
  • Ayers, C. R, Dozier, M. E, Twamley, E. T., Granholm, E., Saxena, S., Mayes, T. L., & Wetherell, J. L. (2017). Cognitive Rehabilitation and Exposure/Sorting Therapy for Hoarding Disorder among older adults: A randomized controlled trial. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. doi: 10.4088/JCP.16m11072

  • Ayers, C. R., Dozier, M. E., Wetherell, J. L., Twamley, E. W., & Schiehser, D. M. (2016). Executive Functioning in Participants Over Age of 50 with Hoarding Disorder. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 24(5), 342-349. doi:

  • Ayers, C. R., Castriotta, N., Dozier, M. E., Espejo, E., & Porter, B. (2014). Behavioral and experiential avoidance in patients with hoarding disorder. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 45, 408-414. doi: