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Ellen Healy, PhD

Ellen Healy, PhD

Portrait of Ellen Healy

Training and Education Coordinator - CPT Implementation Program

Women's Health Sciences Division

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Academic Appointment

  • Boston University School of Medicine, Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry


  • Boston University School of Medicine and VA Boston Healthcare System, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Clinical Psychology - 2010
  • Catholic University of America, Clinical Psychology, PhD - 2009
  • Washington DC VAMC, Predoctoral clinical internship - 2008
  • Catholic University of America, Psychology, MA - 2006
  • Wesleyan University, Psychology, BA - 2001

Expertise and Interests

  • Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) training and consultation
  • Coordinate training and administrative aspects of CPT Implementation Program
  • Treatment of PTSD

Awards and Honors

  • Certificate of Appreciation, Social Work Service, Washington DC VAMC, 2008
  • Thomas Verner Moore Scholarship, The Catholic University of America, 2003-2006
  • The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship, 1997-2001

Selected Publications

Chard, K.M., Ricksecker, E.G., Healy, E.T., Karlin, B.E., & Resick, P.A. (2012). Dissemination and experience with cognitive processing therapy. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 49, 667-678. PTSDpubs ID: 86801.

Kahn-Greene, E.T.*, Killgore, D.B., Kamimori, G.H., Balkin, T.J., Killgore, W.D.S. (2007) The effects of sleep deprivation on symptoms of psychopathology in healthy adults. Sleep Medicine, 8, 215-221.

Kahn-Greene, E. T.*, Lipizzi, E.L., Conrad, A.K., Kamimori, G.H., Killgore, W.D.S. (2006). Sleep deprivation adversely affects interpersonal responses to frustration. Personality and Individual Differences, 41, 1433-1443.

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PTSD Information Voice Mail: (802) 296-6300
Also see: VA Mental Health