Sarah Valentine, PhD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Psychiatry

PhD, Suffolk University
MA, Suffolk University

Sarah Valentine is an Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at BUSM and Clinical Psychologist at BMC. She received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Suffolk University, and completed her predoctoral internship and postdoctoral research fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Dr. Valentine’s research focuses on the implementation of evidence-based treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and co-occurring disorders among underserved populations, including racial and ethnic minorities, immigrants and refugees, sexual orientation and gender minority populations, and criminal justice involved youth. Her clinical research projects focus on reducing health disparities through the development, implementation, and dissemination of treatments that dually address minority stress factors (e.g., discrimination, stigma, and access barriers) and mental health symptoms. Dr. Valentine recently received an NIMH-funded K23 grant that aims to optimize a brief cognitive behavioral therapy for PTSD for use in primary care.

An implementation science approach to optimizing evidence-based treatments for posttraumatic…
07/01/2018 - 06/30/2023 (PI)


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  1. Ametaj AA, Smith AM, Valentine SE. A Stakeholder-Engaged Process for Adapting an Evidence-Based Intervention for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder for Peer Delivery. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2021 09; 48(5):793-809. PMID: 33813717; PMCID: PMC8364475; DOI: 10.1007/s10488-021-01129-3;
  2. Spencer AE, Valentine SE, Sikov J, Yule AM, Hsu H, Hallett E, Xuan Z, Silverstein M, Fortuna L. Principles of Care for Young Adults With Co-Occurring Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders. Pediatrics. 2021 01; 147(Suppl 2):229-239.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33386320; PMCID: PMC8276159; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2020-023523F;
  3. Smith AM, Stewart K, Baul T, Valentine SE. Peer delivery of a brief cognitive-behavioral treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder: A hybrid effectiveness-implementation pilot study. J Clin Psychol. 2020 12; 76(12):2133-2154. PMID: 32632945; PMCID: PMC7665989; DOI: 10.1002/jclp.23020;
  4. Valentine SE. Gender differences in exposure to potentially traumatic events and diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by racial and ethnic group-Author Reply. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2020 Nov - Dec; 67:167. PMID: 32571588
  5. Valentine SE, Marques L, Wang Y, Ahles EM, Dixon De Silva L, Alegría M. Gender differences in exposure to potentially traumatic events and diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by racial and ethnic group. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2019 Nov - Dec; 61:60-68. PMID: 31715388; PMCID: PMC6870874; DOI: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2019.10.008;
  6. Valentine SE, Shipherd JC, Smith AM, Kauth MR. Improving affirming care for sexual and gender minority veterans. Psychol Serv. 2021 May; 18(2):205-215.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31343189; PMCID: PMC6980924; DOI: 10.1037/ser0000378;
  7. Marques L, Valentine SE, Kaysen D, Mackintosh MA, Dixon De Silva LE, Ahles EM, Youn SJ, Shtasel DL, Simon NM, Wiltsey-Stirman S. Provider fidelity and modifications to cognitive processing therapy in a diverse community health clinic: Associations with clinical change. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2019 Apr; 87(4):357-369. PMID: 30883163; PMCID: PMC6430611; DOI: 10.1037/ccp0000384;
  8. Valentine SE, Ahles EM, Dixon De Silva LE, Patrick KA, Baldwin M, Chablani-Medley A, Shtasel DL, Marques L. Community-Based Implementation of a Paraprofessional-Delivered Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program for Youth Involved with the Criminal Justice System. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2019; 30(2):841-865. PMID: 31130554; PMCID: PMC6541016; DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2019.0059;
  9. Youn SJ, Valentine SE, Patrick KA, Baldwin M, Chablani-Medley A, Aguilar Silvan Y, Shtasel DL, Marques L. Practical solutions for sustaining long-term academic-community partnerships. Psychotherapy (Chic). 2019 03; 56(1):115-125. PMID: 30475057; PMCID: PMC6657495; DOI: 10.1037/pst0000188;
  10. Valentine SE, Shipherd JC. A systematic review of social stress and mental health among transgender and gender non-conforming people in the United States. Clin Psychol Rev. 2018 12; 66:24-38.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29627104; PMCID: PMC6663089; DOI: 10.1016/j.cpr.2018.03.003;
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