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Sharon Birman, Psy.D.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy Trainer

Center for Deployment Psychology


Sharon Birman, Psy.D., is a CBT trainer working with the Military Training Programs at the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland.  She joined the CDP in 2014 after completing her postdoctoral fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, where she was actively involved in CBT and DBT intervention, supervision and education.  She completed her predoctoral internship at Didi Hirsch Mental Health Center, focusing her training suicide prevention and evidence-based interventions for the treatment of individuals with severe, chronic mental illness. 

Dr. Birman received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Southern California and her master’s and doctorate degrees in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University.

Her professional interests are in the areas of intervention and treatment planning for severe and chronic mental illness, suicide prevention, social justice, multicultural and diversity issues in therapy.  She has received intensive training in CBT and DBT in a variety of contexts, including hospital setting, community mental health centers, Veterans Affairs and within an applied research lab.  She has also received training in Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP), among other therapeutic modalities. She is certified in Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST), and Brief Response to Crisis (BRC). 

Financial: Sharon Birman has no relevant financial relationship to disclose

Nonfinancial: Sharon Birman has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose

On Demand

Assessment and Treatment of Depression in Military Service: An Overview


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Faculty:
Laura Copland |  Sharon Birman
Duration:
1 Hour
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Audio and Video
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On Demand
Price:
$10.00

Webinar

CDP Presents: Working with LGBT Service Members and Veterans: An Overview


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Faculty:
Erin Frick |  Sharon Birman
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90 Minutes
Product Code:
CDPP-Z-1212-18
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Wed, Dec 12, 2018 - 12:00p to 01:30p EST


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