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Posts by Kristen K. Ellard, PhD


Kristen K. Ellard, PhD, is a instructor in psychology at the Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation. She completed her doctoral training at Boston University and her clinical internship in psychology at Mass General. Her clinical work focuses on the use of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders. Dr. Ellard’s primary research interests are in the investigation of new CBT approaches to the treatment of bipolar disorder with co-occurring anxiety disorders, characterizing neural mechanisms of change in cognitive behavioral therapy, and exploring neural correlates of transdiagnostic versus disorder-specific cognitive and affective processing in the emotional disorders.