Colleen A. Brenner, PhD

Associate Professor, Psychology

Contact Information

Email cbrenner@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-8617
Fax 909-558-0171

Department of Psychology
Loma Linda University, Central Building, Apt. 3
11130 Anderson St., Loma Linda, CA  92350

The Brain Potential Lab

Degrees

  • PhD, Psychology - University of Indiana, Bloomington, 2006

Areas of Specialization

  • Serious mental illness (focus on schizophrenia and bipolar disorder)
  • Clinical neuropsychology
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Resiliency, self-efficacy, overall health, and well-being in serious mental illness
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis (CBTp)

Professional Licenses and Memberships

  • Registered Clinical Psychologist (British Columbia, Canada)
  • Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR)
  • Society for Research in Psychopathology (SRP)
  • Canadian Psychological Association (CPA)
  • EEG and Clinical Neuroscience Society (ECNS)

Recent Publications and Presentations

Publications

  • Brooks, G.A., Brenner, C.A. (2018). Is there a common vulnerability in cannabis phenomenology and schizotypy? The role of the N170 ERP. Schizophrenia Research, 197; 444-450.
  • Farzan, F., Atluri, S., Frehlich, M. Dhami, P., Kleffner, K., Price, R., Lam, R.W., Frey, B.N., Milev, R., Ravindran, A., McAndrews, M.P., Wong, W., Blumberger, D., Daskalakis, Z.J., Vila-Rodriguez, F., Alonso, E., Brenner, C.A., Liotti, M., Dharsee, M., Arnott, S.R., Evans, K.R., Rotzinger, S., Kennedy, S.H. (2017). Standardization of Electroencephalography for Multi-Site, Multi-Platform and Multi-Investigator Studies: Insights from the Canadian Biomarker Integration Network in Depression. Scientific Reports, 7(1); 7473. 
  • Lam, R. W., Milev, R., Rotzinger, S., Andreazza, A. C., Blier, P., Brenner, C., … Kennedy, S. H. Discovering biomarkers for antidepressant response: Protocol from the Canadian Biomarker Integration Network in Depression (CAN-BIND) and clinical characteristics of the first patient cohort. BMC Psychiatry, 16, 105.

Presentations

  • Brenner, C.A. (2019, April). Resting State EEG in Cannabis Users and those High on Schizotypal Traits. Presented at the 99th Annual Meeting for the Western Psychological Association; Pasadena, California.
  • Kolahi, Y., Sanders, K., Brenner, C.A. (April 2018). The Relationship Between Resting EEG and Cognition in Schizophrenia. Presented at the 98th Annual Meeting for the Western Psychological Association; Portland, Oregon (refereed abstract).
  • Brenner, C.A. (April 2018) Is There a Common Vulnerability in Cannabis Phenomenology and Schizotypy? The Role of the N170 ERP. Presented at the 98th Annual Meeting for the Western Psychological Association; Portland, Oregon.
  • Nguyen, A.N., Hetrick, W.P., O’Donnell, B.F., Brenner, C.A. (April 2017). Abnormal Beta and Gamma Frequency Neural Oscillations Mediate Sensory Gating Deficit in Schizophrenia. Presented at the 97th Annual Meeting for the Western Psychological Association; Sacramento, California (refereed abstract).
  • Sanders, K.M., Bell, J., Kohali, Y., Hetrick, W.P., O’Donnell, B.F., Brenner, C.A. (April 2017). Demographic Differences in Resting State EEG in Healthy Controls and Patients with Schizophrenia. Presented at the 97th Annual Meeting for the Western Psychological Association; Sacramento, California (refereed abstract).
  • Igirio, K.A., Brenner, C.A. (April 2017). The Relationship Between Cannabis Experience, Schizotypy, and Social Functioning. Presented at the 97th Annual Meeting for the Western Psychological Association; Sacramento, California (refereed abstract).
  • Kolahi, Y., O’Donnell, B.F., Hetrick, W.P., Brenner, C.A. (April 2017).Schizophrenia Diagnosis and Education Level as Predictors of WAIS-III Performance. Presented at the 97th Annual Meeting for the Western Psychological Association; Sacramento, California (refereed abstract).