Sarah Kopelovich, Ph.D.
Professorship of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences
Sarah Kopelovich, Ph.D. is a forensically-trained licensed clinical psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Her research is specifically oriented toward implementation and dissemination strategies for psychotherapeutic and psychosocial interventions for Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders. She has several projects aimed at increasing the availability of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for psychosis—a first-line evidence-based treatment for individuals with psychosis—in outpatient, inpatient, and forensic settings. In addition, Dr. Kopelovich developed and directs the first CBT ECHO Clinic, a teleconsultation service that has forged CBTp practice communities aimed at enhancing best practice and decreasing professional isolation. Dr. Kopelovich regularly conducts workshops, seminars, and professional consultation across the country for an array of mental health professionals and trainees in CBT for psychosis; Individual Resiliency Training for First Episode Psychosis; Assertive Community Treatment; and diagnostic, suicide, and violence risk assessment and management.
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