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Personality disorders can present a significant challenge from the lens of assessment & treatment. Psychologist, professor, researcher & author, Dr. Lisa Cohen, returns to discuss core themes in her new book The Psychotherapy of Personality Disorders. In this discussion we cover:
Dr. Lisa J. Cohen is clinical professor of psychiatry at the Carl Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, working at the Mount Sinai Beth Israel location. Dr. Cohen has long been involved with clinically relevant research in a wide range of topics relevant to psychiatry and psychology. Her more recent research domains have included the risk assessment and psychological correlates of suicide, risk factors for and differential diagnosis of personality pathology, the adult psychological sequelae of childhood maltreatment, as well as the childhood antecedents, psychological correlates, subjective experience and psychological burden of individuals with pedophilia. She has previously researched opiate addiction, bipolar disorder, and obsessive compulsive disorder. She has also written on psychological assessment. Dr. Cohen is an author on over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and two books. Here third book, The psychotherapy of personality disorders was published in 2022. Dr. Cohen received her PhD in clinical psychology from the City University of New York and performed her pre-doctoral internship at St. Luke’s Hospital in New York City. She received her undergraduate education at the University of Michigan, obtaining a bachelor’s degree in psychology and another one in Fine Arts.
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