Professor of Psychology
Jill M. Hooley, D.Phil., is a Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University. She is also head of the Experimental Psychopathology/Clinical Psychology Program at Harvard. Dr. Hooley received her doctorate from Oxford University. She also completed additional clinical training at SUNY Stony Brook and McLean Hospital. Dr. Hooley is a licensed clinical psychologist and a member of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. She specializes in treating clients with depression, anxiety and personality disorders.
Dr. Hooley has a long-standing interest in psychosocial predictors of relapse in patients with severe psychopathology. Another area of research interest is non-suicidal self-injurious behaviors such as skin cutting or burning. She has received grants from NIMH and the Borderline Personality Disorder Research Foundation and published many journal articles and book chapters on a broad range of topics. Together with Jim Butcher and Susan Mineka, she is also the author of the textbook, Abnormal Psychology.
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