Presenter(s)

Noga Zerubavel, PhD; Sarah M. Wilson, PhD; and Kelly LeMaire, PhD


Noga Zerubavel, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Zerubavel is the Director of the Stress, Trauma, and Recovery Treatment Clinic (START Clinic) at Duke, which provides treatment for trauma-related disorders including PTSD, dissociative disorders, and other sequelae of trauma. She specializes in working with individuals who have experienced interpersonal victimization, including intimate partner violence and sexual trauma. She also works with individuals with mood, anxiety, substance use, and personality disorders in the Cognitive Behavioral Research & Treatment Program. Dr. Zerubavel has clinical expertise in cognitive behavioral and mindfulness-based approaches to psychotherapy, including dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), and supervises psychiatry residents and clinical psychology interns and fellows in these approaches.

Sarah M. Wilson, Ph.D., is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and an Investigator at the VA Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Duke University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Behavioral Medicine Division. Dr. Wilson is a research psychologist with over 30 published research articles as well as current research grant funding. Her work in research focuses on mobile approaches to health behavior change for underserved, marginalized groups, such as people with unstable housing, those with psychotic illness, and people living with HIV. Dr. Wilson’s clinical practice at the Durham VA Health Care System focuses on culturally sensitive trauma-focused treatment and health behavior change for low-income veterans, ethnic minority veterans, and LGBTQ veterans.

Kelly L. LeMaire, Ph.D., completed doctoral degree from Marquette University in Clinical Psychology and her internship at Duke University Medical Center. As a current post-doctoral fellow, she is a part of the Stress, Trauma, and Recovery Treatment Clinic (START Clinic) within the Cognitive Behavioral Research & Treatment Program (CBRTP). Her clinical areas of expertise are trauma, LGBTQ affirmative treatment, multiculturally competent care, borderline personality disorder, and emotion dysregulation. Dr. LeMaire specializes in practicing cognitive behavior therapies, including DBT. Her research focuses on prejudice, discrimination, LGBTQ health and mental health, allies and allied behavior, and interpersonal violence. She is passionate about advocacy and leadership and was awarded the Arthur J. Schmitt Leadership Fellowship for 2015-2016. During her time at Duke University Medical Center she has continued to pursue these interests through providing educational trainings and beginning a Multicultural & Diversity Action Committee within the CBRTP.

Courses available with this presenter

DAY ONE: UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT OF TRAUMA AND SEVERE STRESSORS
Presented by Noga Zerubavel, PhD; Sarah M. Wilson, PhD; and Kelly LeMaire, PhD
March 21, 2019