Townley, G. (2019). Spatial and social factors associated with community integration of individuals with psychiatric disabilities residing in supported and non-supported housing. In L. McGrath & P. Reavey (Eds.). The Handbook of Mental Health and Space: Community and Clinical Applications.


Leickly, E., & Townley, G. (2018). Reasons for engaging in research among people with serious mental illnesses. Psychiatry Research, 269, 75-78.

Terry, R., Townley, G., Brusilovskiy, E., & Salzer, M.S. (in press). The influence of sense of community on the relationship between community participation and recovery of individuals with serious mental illnesses. Journal of Community Psychology.

Salzer, M.S., Brusilovskiy, E., & Townley, G. (2018). National estimates of recovery-remission from serious mental illness. Psychiatric Services, 69(5), 517-522.

Townley, G., Brown, M., & Sylvestre, J. (Eds). [special issue] (2018). Community psychology and community mental health: A call for reengagement. American Journal of Community Psychology, 61(1-2), 3-165.

Townley, G., Brusilovskiy, E., Snethen, G., & Salzer, M.S. (2018). Using geospatial research methods to examine resource accessibility and availability as it relates to community participation of individuals with serious mental illnesses. American Journal of Community Psychology, 61(1-2), 47-61.

Townley, G., & Terry, R. (2018). Highlighting the way forward: A review of community mental health research and practice published in AJCP and JCP. American Journal of Community Psychology, 61(1-2), 10-21.


Townley, G. (2017). Interdependent Diversities: Reflections on the Community-Diversity Dialectic. American Journal of Community Psychology, 59(3-4), 265-268.

Townley, G., Brusilovskiy, E., & Salzer, M.S. (2017). Urban and non-urban differences in community living and participation among individuals with serious mental illnesses. Social Science & Medicine, 177, 223-230.


Brusilovskiy, E., Townley, G., Snethen, G., & Salzer, M. (2016). Social media use, community participation, and psychological well-being among individuals with serious mental illnesses. Computers in Human Behavior, 65, 232-240.

Cummings, C., & Townley, G. (2016). Navigating academia: A mixed-methods analysis of sense of community, student-faculty relationships, and student success.  Portland State University McNair Scholars Online Journal, 10.

Kozloff, N., Stergiopoulos, V., Adair, C.E, Cheung, A., Misir, V., Townley, G., Bourque, J., Krausz, M., & Goering, P.N. (2016). The unique needs of homeless youth with mental illness: Baseline findings from a Housing First trial. Psychiatric Services. Psychiatric Services, 67(10), 1083-1090.

Macnaughton, E., Townley, G., Nelson, G., Caplan, R., MacLeod, T., Polvere, L., Isaak, C., Kirst, M., McAll, C., Nolin, D., Patterson, M., Piat, M., & Goering, P. (2016). How does housing catalyze recovery in Housing First participants?: Qualitative findings from the At Home/ Chez Soi project. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 19(2), 136-159.

Shearer, A., Townley, G., & Overgard, C. (2016). Social benefits of a health and wellness intervention for individuals with serious mental illnesses. The Community Psychologist, 49(1), 26-28.

Townley, G., Pearson, L., Lehrwyn, J.M., Prophet, N.T., & Trauernicht, M. (2016). Utilizing participatory mapping and GIS to examine the activity spaces of homeless youth.  American Journal of Community Psychology, 57(3-4), 404-414.


Brown, L.D., & Townley, G. (2015). Determinants of engagement in mental health consumer-run organizations. Psychiatric Services, 66(4), 411-417.

Castellow, J., Kloos, B., & Townley, G. (2015). Previous homelessness as a risk factor for recovery from serious mental illnesses. Community Mental Health Journal, 51(6), 674-684.

Macnaughton, E., Stefancic, A., Caplan, R., Nelson, G., Townley, G., Aubry, T., McCullough, S., Patterson, M., Stergiopoulos, V., Vallee, C., Tsemberis, S., Fleury, M., Piat, M., & Goering, P. (2015). Implementing Housing First Across Sites and Over Time:  Later Fidelity and Implementation Evaluation of a Pan-Canadian Multi-site Housing First Program for Homeless People with Mental Illness. American Journal of Community Psychology, 55(3-4), 279-291.

Nelson, G., Patterson, M., Kirst, M., Macnaughton, E., Isaak, C., Nolin, D., McAll, C., Stergiopolis, V., Townley, G., MacLeod, T., Piat, M., & Goering, P. (2015). Life changes among homeless persons with mental illness: A longitudinal comparison of those entering Housing First or Treatment First. Psychiatric Services, 66(6), 592-597.

Townley, G. (2015). “It helps you not feel so bad—feel like you again”: The importance of community for individuals with psychiatric disabilities. Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Mental Health, 2(2), 113-124.

Warren, P., Van Eck, K., Townley, G., & Kloos, B. (2015). Relationships among religious coping, optimism, and outcomes for persons with psychiatric disabilities. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 72(2), 91-99.


Nelson, G., Stefancic, A., Rae, J., Townley, G., Tsemberis, S., Macnaughton, E., Aubry, T., Distasio, J., Hurtubise, R., Patterson, M., Stergiopoulos, V., Piat, M., & Goering, P. (2014).  A mixed methods approach to implementation evaluation of a multi-site Housing First intervention for homeless people with mental illness. Evaluation and Program Planning, 43, 16-26.

Townley, G., & Kloos, B. (2014). Mind over matter? The role of individual perceptions in understanding the social ecology of housing environments for individuals with psychiatric disabilities. American Journal of Community Psychology, 54(3-4), 205-218.

Townley, G., & Sylvestre, J. (2014). Toward transformative change in community mental health: Introduction to the special issue. Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, 5(1), 1-8.


Townley, G., Miller, H., & Kloos, B. (2013). A little goes a long way: The impact of distal social support on community integration and recovery of persons with psychiatric disabilities. American Journal of Community Psychology, 52, 84-96.

Davis, B.A., Townley, G., & Kloos, B. (2013). The roles of clinical and non-clinical dimensions of recovery in promoting community activities for individuals with psychiatric disabilities.  Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 36(1), 51-53.

Townley, G., Katz, J., Wandersman, A., Skiles, B, Schillaci, M.J., Timmerman, B.E., & Mousseau, T.A. (2013). Exploring the role of sense of community in the undergraduate transfer student experience.  Journal of Community Psychology, 41(3), 277-290.


Parker, A. E., Halberstadt, A. G., Dunsmore, J. C., Townley, G., Bryant, A., Jr., Beale, K. S. & Thompson, J. A. (2012). “Emotions are a window onto one’s heart”: A qualitative analysis of parental beliefs about children’s emotions across three ethnic groups. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 77(3), 1-144.