Denise Sloan, PhD
Denise M. Sloan, Ph.D., serves as the associate director, Behavioral Science Division, National Center for PTSD and a professor of psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine. She is an expert on psychosocial interventions for traumatic stress disorders and has a specific interest in efficient treatment approaches for PTSD. Dr. Sloan conducted a series of studies that lead to the development of Written Exposure Therapy and has conducted multiple large-scale treatment studies examining the effectiveness of this treatment. She has published over 100 scientific articles and has received funding for her work from several organizations, including the Department of Veterans Affairs, National Institute for Mental Health, Department of Defense. Dr. Sloan is editor of Behavior Therapy and editor elect of Journal of Traumatic Stress and a consulting editor for six scientific journals. Dr. Sloan has over 25 years’ experience treating individuals with PTSD, and she has extensive experience training mental health providers in the delivery of trauma-focused treatments. Dr. Sloan obtained her doctorate in clinical psychology from Case Western Reserve University in 1998.
Financial: Dr. Denise Sloan has employment relationships with Boston University School of Medicine and the National Center for PTSD. She is a published author and receives royalties. Dr. Sloan receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Denise Sloan is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, and the International Society for Trauma and Stress Studies. She serves on research committees for the VA Boston Healthcare System and the Department of Veteran Affairs.