VISN 5 MIRECC - Fellows - MIRECC / CoE
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VISN 5 MIRECC - Fellows

 


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Mary Katherine Howell, Ph.D.

Mary Katherine Howell, Ph.D.
Email: Mary.Howell@va.gov
Research Interests: PTSD and insomnia treatment, in particular, massed treatment schedules, brief interventions, and providing evidence-based treatments (EBTs) to Veterans with co-occurring serious mental illness (SMI); role of vigilant thoughts and behaviors in sleep disturbance; patterns of subjective and physiological distress associated with improvement in exposure-based treatments (i.e., Written Exposure Therapy and Prolonged Exposure); linguistic features of trauma narratives; psychological impacts of living or working in threatening environments.

 


 

Peter L. Phalen, Psy.D..

Peter Phalen. Psy.D.
Phone: (410) 706-1058
Email: Peter.Phalen2@va.gov
Research Interests: Psychosis; Suicidality; Community mental health.

 


 

Natasha Tonge, Ph.D.

Natasha Tonge, Ph.D.
Email: Natasha.Tonge@va.gov
Research Interests: Effects of anxiety, anxiety-related, and mood disorders on psychosis experiences among veterans with serious mental illness; quantitative methods for understanding recovery process over time; using common factors approaches to deliver evidence-based interventions to veterans with serious mental illness; applications of complex and dynamic systems to understanding mental health, resilience, and recovery; improving social functioning and social engagement.

 


 

 

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