Reports & Publications

2018 Annual Report

The 2018 Annual Report summarizes data contributed to CCMH during the 2017-2018 academic year, closing on June 30, 2018. De-identified data were contributed by 152 college and university counseling centers, describing 179,964 unique college students seeking mental health treatment; 3,723 clinicians; and over 1,384,712 appointments.

The 2018 Report examined the impact of two different center-level policy decisions, 8-year mental health trends, the most common mental health concerns for students, reasons why students terminate treatment, and much more.

Previous Annual Reports:

2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009


Publications

CCMH strives to bridge the gap between science and practice. One of the ways we accomplish this is through clinically informed research conducted through a practice-research network. Below is a comprehensive list of publications generated by the core CCMH team with their collaborators.

In Press

  • Youn, S., Castonguay, L. G., McAleavey, A. A., Nordberg, S. S., Hayes, J. A., & Locke, B. D. (in press). Sensitivity to change of the Counseling Center Assessment of Psychological Symptoms-34. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development.

2019

  • Bartholomew, T. T., Gundel, B. E., Sullivan, J. W., Pérez-Rojas, A. E., & Lockard, A. J. (2019). Pretreatment counseling experiences, stressors, and support differences between transgender and cisgender university students seeking mental healthcare. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 75(6), 933-957.  https://doi.org/10.1002/jclp.22742
  • Bartholomew, T. T., Lockard, A. J., Folger, S. F., Low, B. E., Poet, A. D., Scofield, B. E., & Locke, B. D. (2019). Symptom reduction and termination: client change and therapist identified reasons for saying goodbye. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 32(1), 81-99. https://doi.org/10.1080/09515070.2017.1367272
  • Hayes, J.A., Petrovich, J., Janis, R.A., Yang, Y., Castonguay, L.G., & Locke, B. D. (2019). Suicide among college students in psychotherapy: Individual predictors and latent classes. Journal of Counseling Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/cou0000384 
  • Lefevor, G. T., Boyd-Rogers, C. C., Sprague, B. M., & Janis, R. A. (2019). Health disparities between genderqueer, transgender, and cisgender individuals: An extension of minority stress theory. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 64(4), 385-395. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/cou0000339
  • Lefevor, G. T., Janis, R. A., Franklin, A., & Stone, W. (2019). Distress and therapeutic outcomes among transgender and gender nonconforming people of color. The Counseling Psychologist, 47(1), 34-58. https://doi.org/10.1177/0011000019827210
  • Lockard, A. J., Hayes, J. A., Locke, B. D., Bieschke, K. J., & Castonguay, L. G. (2019). Helping those who help themselves: Does counseling enhance retention? Journal of Counseling and Development, 97(2), 128-139. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcad.12244
  • McAleavey, A. A., Youn, S., Xiao, H., Castonguay, L. G., Hayes, J. A., & Locke, B. D. (2019). Effectiveness of routine psychotherapy: Method matters. Psychotherapy Research, 29(2), 139-156. https://doi.org/10.1080/10503307.2017.1395921
  • Youn, S., Xiao, H., McAleavey, A. A., Scofield, B. E., Pedersen, T. R., Castonguay, L. G., … Locke, B. D. (2019). Assessing and investigating clinicians’ research interests: Lessons on expanding practices and data collection in a large practice research network. Psychotherapy, 56(1), 67-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pst0000192

2018

  • Fleming, A. R., Edwin, M., Hayes, J. A., Locke, B. D., & Lockard, A. J. (2018). Treatment-seeking college students with disabilities: Presenting concerns, protective factors, and academic distress. Rehabilitation Psychology, 63(1), 55-67.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/rep0000193
  • Kawamoto, A., Youn, S., Bartholomew, T. T., Castonguay, L. G., & Locke, B. D. (2018). Inter- and intra-group differences in psychological concerns among international students. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 31(2), 186-204. https://doi.org/10.1080/09515070.2016.1274962
  • Nordberg, S. S., McAleavey, A. A., Duszak, E., Locke, B. D., Hayes, J. A., & Castonguay, L. G. (2018). The Counseling Center Assessment of Psychological Symptoms Distress Index: A pragmatic exploration of general factors to enhance a multidimensional scale. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 31(1), 25-41. https://doi.org/10.1080/09515070.2016.1202809

2017

  • Bartholomew, T. T., Pérez-Rojas, A. E., Lockard, A. J., & Locke, B. D. (2017). “Research doesn’t fit in a 50-minute hour”: The phenomenology of therapists’ involvement in research at a university counseling center. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 30(3), 255-273. https://doi.org/10.1080/09515070.2016.1275525
  • Lefevor, T. G., Janis, R. A., & Park, S. (2017). Religious and sexual identities: An intersectional, longitudinal examination of change in therapyThe Counseling Psychologist, 45(3)387-413. https://doi.org/10.1177/0011000017702721
  • Pérez-Rojas, A. E., Lockard, A. J., Bartholomew, T. T., Janis, R. A., Carney, D. M., Xiao, H., … Hayes, J. A. (2017). Presenting concerns in counseling centers: The view from clinicians on the ground. Psychological Services, 14(4)416-427. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ser0000122
  • Scofield, B. E., Stauffer, A. L., Locke, B. D., Hayes, J. A., Hung, Y., Nyce, M. L., … Yin, A. C. (2017). The relationship between students’ counseling center contact and long-term educational outcomes. Psychological Services, 14(4), 461-469. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ser0000159
  • Xiao, H., Carney, D. M., Youn, S., Janis, R. A., Castonguay, L. G. Hayes, J. A., & Locke, B. D. (2017). Are we in crisis? National mental health and treatment trends in college counseling centers. Psychological Services, 14(4), 407-415. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ser0000130
  • Xiao, H., Castonguay, L. G., Janis, R. A., Youn, S., Hayes, J. A., & Locke, B. D. (2017). Therapist effects on dropout from a college counseling center practice research network. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 64(4), 424-431. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/cou0000208
  • Xiao, H., Hayes, J. A., Castonguay, L. G., McAleavey, A. A., & Locke, B. D. (2017). Therapist effects and the impacts of therapy nonattendance. Psychotherapy, 54(1), 58-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pst0000103

2016

  • Coduti, W. A., Hayes, J. A., Locke, B. D., & Youn, S. (2016). Mental health and professional help seeking among college students with disabilities. Rehabilitation Psychology, 61(3), 288-296. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/rep0000101
  • Hayes, J. A., Lockard, A. J., Janis, R. A., & Locke, B. D. (2016). Construct validity of the Self-Compassion Scale-Short Form among psychotherapy clients. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 29(4), 405-422. https://doi.org/10.1080/09515070.2016.1138397
  • Hayes, J. A., McAleavey, A. A., Castonguay, L. G., & Locke, B. D. (2016). Psychotherapist effects with white and racial/ethnic minority clients: First, the good news. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 63(3), 261-268. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/cou0000098
  • Nordberg, S. S., Castonguay, L. G., McAleavey, A. A., Locke, B. D., & Hayes, J. A. (2016). Enhancing feedback for clinical use: Creating and evaluating profiles of clients seeking counseling. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 63(3), 278-293. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/cou0000147

2015

  • Castonguay, L. G. & Muran, J. C. (2015). Fostering collaboration between researchers and clinicians through building practice-oriented research: An introductionPsychotherapy Research, 25(1)1-5https://doi.org/10.1080/10503307.2014.966348
  • McAleavey, A. A., Lockard, A. J., Castonguay, L. G., Hayes, J. A., & Locke, B. D. (2015). Building a practice-research network: Obstacles faced and lessons learned at the Center for Collegiate Mental Health. Psychotherapy Research, 25(1)134-151. https://doi.org/10.1080/10503307.2014.883652
  • Ratanasiripong, P., Wang, C. D., Ratanasiripong, N., Hayes, J. A., Kaewboonchoo, O., & Kathalae, D. (2015). Development and cross-cultural validation of the Counseling Center Assessment of Psychological Symptoms – Thai version. The Counseling Psychologist43(2), 248-271. https://doi.org/10.1177/0011000014566991
  • Youn, S., Castonguay, L. G., Xiao, H., Janis, R. A., McAleavey, A. A., Lockard, A. J., … Hayes, J. A. (2015). The Counseling Center Assessment of Psychological Symptoms (CCAPS): Merging clinical practice, training, and research. Psychotherapy, 52(4), 432-441. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pst0000029

2014

  • Effrig, J. C., Maloch, J. K., McAleavey, A. A., Locke, B. D., & Bieschke, K. J. (2014). Change in depressive symptoms among treatment seeking college students who are sexual minorities. Journal of College Counseling17(3), 271-285. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.2161-1882.2014.00063.x
  • Johnson, M. C., Graceffo, J. M., Hayes, J. A., & Locke, B. D. (2014). Examining treatment-seeking college students with and without military experience and trauma histories. Journal of College Counseling17(3), 260- 270. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.2161-1882.2014.00062.x
  • Lockard, A. J., Hayes, J. A., Neff, K., & Locke, B. D. (2014). Self-compassion among college counseling center clients: An examination of clinical norms and group differences. Journal of College Counseling17(3), 249- 259. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.2161-1882.2014.00061.x

2013

  • Castonguay, L. G. (2013). Psychotherapy outcome: An issue worth re-revisiting 50 years later. Psychotherapy50(1)52-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0030898
  • Castonguay, L. G., Barkham, M., Lutz, W., & McAleavey, A. A. (2013). Practice-oriented research: Approaches and application. In M.J. Lambert (Eds.). Bergin and Garfield’s Handbook of Psychotherapy and Behavior Change (sixth edition). New York: Wiley.
  • Lockard, A. J., Hayes, J. A., Graceffo, J. M., & Locke, B. D. (2013). Effective counseling for racial/ethnic minority clients: Examining changes using a practice research network. Journal of College Counseling, 16(3), 243-257. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.2161-1882.2013.00040.x
  • Maloch, J. K., Bieschke, K. J., McAleavey, A. A., & Locke, B. D. (2013). Eating concerns in college women across sexual orientation identities. Journal of College Counseling, 16(3), 275-288. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.2161-1882.2013.00042.x
  • Nordberg, S. S., Hayes, J. A., McAleavey, A. A., Castonguay, L. G., & Locke, B. D. (2013). Treatment utilization on college campuses: Who seeks help for what? Journal of College Counseling, 16(3), 258-274. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.2161-1882.2013.00041.x

2012

  • Boswell, J. F., McAleavey, A. A., Castonguay, L. G., Hayes, J. A., & Locke, B. D. (2012). Previous mental health service utilization and change in clients’ depressive symptoms. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 59(3), 368-378. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0028078
  • Graceffo, J. M., Hayes, J. A., Chun-Kennedy, C., & Locke, B. D. (2012).  Characteristics of high-risk college student drinkers expressing high and low levels of distressJournal of College Counseling, 15(3), 262–273. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.2161-1882.2012.00020.x
  • Lockard, A. J., Hayes, J. A., McAleavey, A. A., & Locke, B. D. (2012). Change in academic distress: Examining differences between a clinical and nonclinical sample of college students. Journal of College Counseling, 15(3), 233-246. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.2161-1882.2012.00018.x
  • Locke, B. D., Bieschke, K. J., Castonguay, L. G., & Hayes, J. A. (2012). The Center for Collegiate Mental Health (CCMH): Studying college student mental health through an innovative research infrastructure that brings science and practice together. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 20(4)233-245. https://doi.org/10.3109/10673229.2012.712837
  • Locke, B. D., McAleavey, A. A., Zhao, Y., Lei, P., Hayes, J. A., Castonguay, L. G., … Lin, Y. (2012). Development and initial validation of the Counseling Center Assessment of Psychological Symptoms-34 (CCAPS-34). Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 45(3), 151-169. https://doi.org/10.1177/0748175611432642
  • Martin, J. L., Hess, T. R., Ain, S. C., Nelson, D. L., & Locke, B. D. (2012). Collecting multidimensional client data using repeated measures: Experiences of clients and counselors using the CCAPS-34. Journal of College Counseling, 15(3), 247-261. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.2161-1882.2012.00019.x
  • McAleavey, A. A., Nordberg, S. S., Hayes, J. A., Castonguay, L. G., Locke, B. D., & Lockard, A. J. (2012). Clinical validity of the Counseling Center Assessment of Psychological Symptoms-62 (CCAPS-62): Further evaluation and clinical applications. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 59(4), 575-590. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0029855
  • McAleavey, A. A., Nordberg, S. S., Kraus, D., & Castonguay, L. G. (2012). Errors in treatment outcome monitoring: Implications for real-world psychotherapy. Canadian Psychology, 53(2), 105-114. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0027833

2011

  • Castonguay, L. G. (2011). Psychotherapy, psychopathology, research and practice: Pathways of connections and integration. Psychotherapy Research, 21(2)125-140. https://doi.org/10.1080/10503307.2011.563250
  • Castonguay, L. G., Locke, B. D., & Hayes, J. A. (2011). The Center for Collegiate Mental Health: An example of a practice-research network in university counseling centers. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 25(2), 105-119. https://doi.org/10.1080/87568225.2011.556929
  • Effrig, J. C., Bieschke, K. J., & Locke, B. D. (2011). Examining victimization and psychological distress in transgender college students. Journal of College Counseling, 14(2)143-157. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.2161-1882.2011.tb00269.x
  • Hayes, J. A., Chun-Kennedy, C., Edens, A., & Locke, B.D. (2011). Do double minority students face double jeopardy? Testing minority stress theories. Journal of College Counseling, 14(2)117-126.  https://doi.org/10.1002/j.2161-1882.2011.tb00267.x
  • Hayes, J. A., Locke, B. D., & Castonguay, L. G. (2011). The Center for Collegiate Mental Health: Practice and research working together. Journal of College Counseling, 14(2)101-104. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.2161-1882.2011.tb00265.x
  • Hayes, J. A., Youn, S., Castonguay, L. G., Locke, B. D., McAleavey, A. A., & Nordberg, S. S. (2011). Rates and predictors of counseling center utilization among college students of color. Journal of College Counseling, 14(2), 105-116. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.2161-1882.2011.tb00266.x
  • Locke, B. D., Buzolitz, J., Lei, P., Boswell, J. F., McAleavey, A. A., Sevig, T. D., … Hayes, J. (2011). Development of the Counseling Center Assessment of Psychological Symptoms-62 (CCAPS-62). Journal of Counseling Psychology, 58(1), 97-109. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0021282
  • McAleavey, A. A., Castonguay, L. G., & Locke, B. D. (2011). Sexual orientation minorities in college counseling: Prevalence, distress, and symptom profiles. Journal of College Counseling, 14(2), 127-142. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.2161-1882.2011.tb00268.x
  • Nelson, D. L., Castonguay, L. G., & Locke, B. D. (2011). Challenging stereotypes of eating and body image concerns among college students: Implications for diagnosis and treatment of diverse populationsJournal of College Counseling14(2), 158-172. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.2161-1882.2011.tb00270.x

2010

  • Hayes, J.A., Crane, A.L., & Locke, B.D. (2010).  Save me from myself: College students’ fears of losing control and acting violently. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 24(3), 181-202. https://doi.org/10.1080/87568225.2010.486290

2009