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Annabel Prins, PhD


About Us

This section is about our Mission, Vision, Staff, & Press Room

This section is about our Mission, Vision, Staff, and Press Room

Annabel Prins, PhD

Portrait of Annabel Prins, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

Dissemination and Training Division

See staff directory for contact information.

Academic Appointment

  • San Jose State University (SJSU), Professor of Psychology


  • VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Postdoctoral Hours, 1997
  • State University of New York at Albany, PhD, 1995
  • Boston VA Medical Center, Clinical Internship, 1991
  • Smith College, MS, 1985
  • Springfield College, BS, 1983

Expertise and Interests

  • Student Veterans
  • PTSD screening
  • Management of PTSD in primary care
  • Clinical use of web resources and mobile technology

Membership in Professional Societies

  • International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
  • Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

Selected Publications

Gore, K. L., McCutchan, P. K., Prins, A., Freed, M. C., Liu, X., Weil, J., & Engel, C. C. (in press). The operating characteristics of the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Checklist in military primary care settings. Psychological Assessment.

Bush, N. E., Prins, A., Laraway, S., O'Brien, K., Ruzek, J., & Ciulla, R. P. (2013). A pilot evaluation of the online posttraumatic stress workshop for military service members and veterans. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, And Policy. Advance online publication. doi:10.1037/a0032179

Pedersen, E. R., Callaghan, G. M., Prins, A., Nguyen, H. V., & Tsai, M. (2012). Functional Analytic Psychotherapy as an adjunct to cognitive-behavioral treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder: Theory and application in a single case design. International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 7, 125-134.

Ruzek, J. I., Hoffman, J., Ciulla, R., Prins, A., Kuhn, E., & Gahm, G. (2011). Bringing internet-based education and intervention into mental health practice: European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 2, 72-78.

Prins, A., Cimpean, D., & Schnurr, P. (2009). PTSD treatment in primary care settings. In K. T. Mueser, S. D. Rosenberg, & H. J. Rosenberg (Eds), Treating post-traumatic disorders in special populations. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

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