Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

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Jena Shaw

Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Psychiatry
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Description of Clinical Expertise

In her clinical work, Dr. Shaw provides behavioral weight control therapy in both individual and groups settings. She also uses evidence-based treatments including cognitive therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to treat patients with eating disorders or with comorbid anxiety or depression.

Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Shaw’s research focuses on the treatment of obesity and related eating disorders. She is primarily interested in whether acceptance-based treatments improve the induction and maintenance of weight loss, and is investigating their application to the treatment of adolescent overweight.
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Last updated: 10/14/2016
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