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House, Amy S., PhD

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Psychology
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Faculty Title

  • Associate Professor

Medical Degree

  • University of Georgia - 1996

Research

  • Reducing mental illness stigma
  • Improving physician-patient communication

Languages

  • English

Board Info

  • American Board of Psychology - Certified

Dr. Amy House completed her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of Georgia in 1996. She completed internship and postdoctoral fellowship training at Georgia Health Sciences University, and has been on the faculty since that time. Dr. House’s clinical and teaching interests focus broadly on the psychology of women, and more specifically on the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder related to sexual trauma and intimate partner violence, as well as the treatment of borderline personality disorder, and depression in pregnancy and the postpartum period. Dr. House is a cognitive-behavioral therapist and heads the CBT training program for psychology and psychiatry residents in the department as well as a specialty clinical program in dialectical behavior therapy.

Dr. House’s research interests have focused on the impact of trauma on mental and physical health outcomes. More recently, she has become interested in issues of stigma and prejudice, and is involved in research on reducing mental health stigma among medical professionals.