Scott Temple, PhD

Clinical Director for Psychosocial Treatments
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Information

Office: 2940 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City, IA 52242


PhD, Clinical Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Postdoctoral Fellow, Child Psychology, Kansas University

Licensure and Certifications

Health Services Provider - Iowa Bureau of Professional Licensing
Psychologist - Iowa Bureau of Professional Licensing


Temple, S., Black, D. W. (2010). Patients Who Report “Chemical Sensitivities”: Recognition and Treatment of Idiopathic Environmental Intolerance.

Temple, S. (2008). the Best of the Bellevue Literary Review. New York: Bellevue Literary Press.

Temple, S., Geddes, J. (2008). Psychotherapy for depression: Current empirical status and future directions. In P. Tyrer , K. Silk (Eds.) Cambridge Textbook of Effective Treatments in Psychiatry. Cambridge University Press.

Temple, S., Acion, L., Peterson, J. & Arndt, S. (2006). Probabilistic index: An intuitive non-parametric approach to measuring the size of treatment effects.

Temple, S., Arndt, S. & Acion, L. (2005). Intuitive non-parametric effect size index for treatment trials. Proceedings of the American Statistical Association.

Temple, S., Ho, B. (2005). Cognitive therapy for persistent symptoms of schizophrenia: A case-controlled clinical trial. Schizophrenia Research, 74, 195-199.

Temple, S., Pinninti, N. & Stolar, N. (2005). Cognitive behavioral techniques for psychosis in medication monitoring clinics. Current Psychiatry, 4(1), 36-48.

Temple, S. (2004). Cognitive therapy for auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly, 18(3), 223-236.

Temple, S. (2004). A Roomful of Christmas. New York University, 4(1).

Temple, S. (2003). An update on cognitive behavior therapy for pediatric obsessive compulsive disorder. Audio-Digest Psychiatry, 32(22).

Temple, S. (2003). A case of multiple chemical sensitivities: cognitive therapy for somatization disorders and metaworry. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly, 28(4).

Temple, S. (2000). A clinical perspective on inner-city exposure to homicide: community and policy implications. Journal of Community Psychology, 28(6), 655-667.

Temple, S., Bowers, W. (1998). Supervising cognitive therapists from diverse fields. Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly, 12(2).

Temple, S. (1997). Treating inner-city families of youth homicide victims: A contextually oriented approach. Family Process, 36(2), 133-149.

Temple, S. (1997). Time-Sensitive Psychotherapy: Ten Principles for Practice. Golden Triad Films.

Temple, S. (1997). Manualized treatments for youth depression: suggestions for practitioners in a managed care era. Child Psychology Newsletter: Division 12, American Psychological Association.

Temple, S. (1996). Coping with murder: the inner world of sibling survivors. Child Psychology Newsletter: Division 12, American Psychological Association, 11(1).

Temple, S. (1986). Reflections on the year of the invoked deviation. Society for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Newsletter.

Steinglass, P., Temple, S., Lisman, S. A. & Reiss, D. (1982). Coping with spinal cord injury: the family perspective. Gen Hosp Psychiatry, 4(4), 259-64. PMID: 7152247.