Patricia A. Resick, Ph.D., ABPP is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center. After graduating with her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Georgia, Dr. Resick served as an Assistant and Associate Professor at the University of South Dakota. She also served as Associate to Full Professor at the University of Missouri–St. Louis and was awarded an endowed professorship, Curator’s Professor in 2000. During that period, she also developed and was the Director of the Center for Trauma Recovery. In 2003, Dr. Resick became the Director of the Women’s Health Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare system and Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University. In 2013, she moved to Duke University. Dr. Resick’s specialty is in understanding and treating the effects of traumatic events, particularly posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She developed Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for PTSD, a short evidence-based treatment and has overseen multiple clinical trials. The treatment manual for CPT has been translated into 12 languages and has been formally disseminated throughout the VA in the US, Canada and Australia, and now the Democratic Republic of Congo. CPT is considered a first-line therapy for PTSD. Dr. Resick’s research has been continuously funded for 40 years; she has published over 300 articles and chapters and 10 books on PTSD. She has served as the President of both the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies. She has won research and mentoring awards as well as Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Trauma Division (56) of the American Psychological Association and the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Patricia A. Resick and other top speakers and celebrities.