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|J. Kim Penberthy, Ph.D., ABBP
Professor of Research in Psychiatric Medicine
Chester F. Carlson Professor
|Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
Division of Outpatient Psychiatry
Division of Perceptual Studies
UVA Contemplative Sciences Center
|Ph.D. Degree:||Virginia Commonwealth University, 1998|
|Residency:||Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Eastern Virginia Medical School|
|Fellowship:||Behavioral Medicine, University of Virginia|
|Certification:||Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP), 1997|
|Research Interests:||Chronic depression, CBASP, accurate diagnosis of ADHD, ADHD (adult and child), physician-patient therapeutic alliance and transference issues, treatment of alcohol and substance dependence and co-morbid disorders, smoking prevention; mindfulness based cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness based relapse prevention; contemplative practices; Specializes in working with patients with both physical illnesses such as cancer, HIV, diabetes and mental health issues.
Additional research interests include; consciousness and psychology at the end of life, and research regarding the use of contemplative and mindfulness practices to enhance the abilities and performance of humans.
|Department Web Site:||http://med.virginia.edu/psychiatry|