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Christopher Skidmore, PhD


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Christopher Skidmore, PhD

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Clinical Education and Resources Coordinator, MST Support Team

Women's Health Sciences Division

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  • VA Boston & the National Center for PTSD, Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2007-2008
  • Boston Consortium in Clinical Psychology, Psychology Intern, 2006-2007
  • Northwestern University, Clinical Psychology, PhD, 2007
  • Northwestern University, Clinical Psychology, MS, 2004
  • University of Rochester, Psychology, BA, 2000

Expertise and Interests

  • Substance use disorders
  • Military sexual trauma
  • Diversity and cultural competence

Membership in Professional Societies

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

Awards and Honors

  • "Provider" Status for Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Best Didactics Presenter (Prolonged Exposure), Boston Consortium in Clinical Psychology
  • "Take-Five" Research Scholars Award, University of Rochester

Selected Publications

Skidmore, W.C., & Roy, M. (2011). Practical considerations for addressing substance use disorders in veterans and service members. Social Work in Healthcare, 50, 85-107.

Shipherd, J.C., Maguen, S., Skidmore, W.C., & Abramovitz, S.M. (2011). Potentially traumatic events in a transgender sample: Frequency and associated symptoms. Traumatology, 17, 56-67.

Skidmore, W.C., Linsenmeier, J.A.W., & Bailey, J.M. (2006). Gender nonconformity and psychological distress in lesbians and gay men. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 35, 685-697.

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