Dr. Cameron Neece

Professor, Psychology

Contact Information

Email cneece@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-8615

Department of Psychology
Loma Linda University, Central Building, Office 117
11130 Anderson St., Loma Linda, CA  92350


    • PhD, Clinical Psychology - University of California, Los Angeles, 2011
    • MA, Psychology - University of California, Los Angeles, 2007

    Areas of Specialization

    • Developmental psychology
    • Childhood disorder (emphasis on intellectual disabilities, autism, and disruptive behavior disorders)
    • Parenting and family processes
    • Treatment outcome research (focus on mindfulness approaches)

    Current Research Projects

    Professional Licenses and Memberships

    • Licensed Psychologist, CA Board of Psychology,  #31139
    • International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD)
    • American Psychological Association (APA)
      • Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (APA Division 33)
      • Clinical Child Psychology (APA Division 53)
    • American Association for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)
    • Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
    • Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA)
    • Society for Research on Child Development (SRCD)

    Recent Publications and Presentations


    • Fenning. R.M., Neece, C.L., Sanner, C.M., & Morrell, H.E.R. (2023). Efficacy and Implementation of Stress-Reduction Interventions for Underserved Families of Autistic Preschoolers Across In-Person and Virtual Modalities. Mindfulness.
    • Baker, J.K., Fenning, R.M., Preston, A., Chan, N., McGregor, H.A., & Neece, C.L. (2023). Parental distress and parenting behavior in families of preschool children with and without ASD: Spillover and buffering. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.   
    • Neece, C. L., Fenning, R. M., Morrell, H., Benjamin, L. (2023). Comparative Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Psychoeducational Support on Parenting Stress in Families of Autistic Preschoolers. Autism.
    • Iwamoto, B.K., Neece, C. L., Nair, A., Rockwood, N.J., Fenning, R.M., Krantz, M.L., & and Van Dyk, T.R. (2023). Exploring the bidirectional relationships between child sleep, child behavior, and parenting stress in families of children with autism spectrum disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders.
    • Day, T. N., Mazefsky, C.A., Yu, L., Zeglen, K., Neece, C. L., & Pilkonis, P. (2023). The Emotion Dysregulation Inventory – Young Child: Psychometric properties and item response theory calibration in 2- to 5-year-olds. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
    • Martin, A.M., McIntyre, L. L., & Neece, C.L. (2023). Examining the impact of COVID-19 on education and service access for diverse families of young children with and without developmental delays. The Family Journal. Doi: 10.1177/10664807231163261
    • Safer-Lichtenstein, J., McIntyre, L. L., Rodriguez, G., Gomez, D., Puerta, S., & Neece, C. (2023). Feasibility and acceptability of parenting interventions delivered in Spanish to caregivers of children with autism and other developmental delays: A mixed-methods design. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 61(4), 307–325. https://doi.org/10.1352/1934-9556-61.4.307 
    • Neece, C.L., McIntyre, L.L, & Fenning, R.M. (2020). Examining the Impact of COVID-19 in Ethnically Diverse Families with Young Children with Developmental Delays. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research.
    • Roberts, L.R., Boostrom, G., Dehom, S., & Neece, C.L. (2019). Self-reported parenting stress and cortisol awakening response following an MBSR intervention for parents of children with developmental delays. Biological Research in Nursing.
    • Neece, C.L., Chan, N.L., Roberts, L., Klein, K., Fenning, R. (2019). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Parents Children with Developmental Delays: Understanding the Experiences of Latino Families. Mindfulness.
    • Chan, N. & Neece, C. L. (2019). Parenting stress and emotion dysregulation among children with developmental delays: The role of parenting behaviors. Journal of Child and Family Studies.
    • Emerson, N. D., Morell, E. R., Neece, C., Tapanes, D., & Distelberg, B. (2019). Multi-level model of parent-child attachment, depression and self-concept in pediatric chronic illness. Family Processes.