Shari Jager-Hyman, Ph.D.

ShariDr. Jager-Hyman received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Temple University and completed her predoctoral clinical internship at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York. She joined the Aaron T. Beck Psychopathology Research Center (ATB-PRC) as an NRSA postdoctoral fellow in September of 2012. Broadly, Dr. Jager-Hyman’s primary research interests focus on risk factors and treatment of self-directed violence, as well as mood and personality disorders. Her clinical interests include cognitive behavioral interventions for suicidal thoughts and behaviors in addition to mood and anxiety disorders. At the ATB-PRC, she serves as the Project Director for a study examining cognitive biases in individuals who attempted suicide. Through The Beck Initiative, Dr. Jager-Hyman also enjoys training community therapists and therapists who serve chronically homeless individuals in the implementation of Cognitive Therapy. In addition, she serves as a study therapist on a trial investigating the efficacy of Cognitive Therapy in treating suicidal older men.

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