J. Kim Penberthy, PhD

J. Kim Penberthy, PhD, ABPP

Professor of Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Sciences, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Kim Penberthy is the Chester F. Carlson Professor of Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, VA. She has spent her career treating patients with depressive disorders, training other professionals regarding effective treatments, and conducting research in the effective diagnosis and treatment of depression and related disorders. Dr. Penberthy is internationally known for her research regarding effective treatment for persistent depression and related disorders using the cognitive behavioral analysis system of psychotherapy (CBASP) and has developed applications for comorbidities and group administration.

J. Kim Penberthy speaks about her work history, the role trauma plays in persistent depressive disorders, and the relevance social interaction has for PDD.

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Biography and Education
Current position at the University of Virginia Health
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Research at the Contemplative Sciences Center

Current president of the Society Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP)

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