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Emily M Becker-Haimes

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Clinical Director, Pediatric Anxiety Treatment Center at Hall-Mercer (PATCH), University of Pennsylvania Health System
Co-Director, Penn Coping First Aid Program, Penn COBALT
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
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Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2155735614
BA (Psychological and Brain Sciences, Near Eastern Studies)
Johns Hopkins University, 2009.
MS (Clinical Psychology)
University of Miami, 2012.
Internship (Clinical Psychology)
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA , 2016.
PHD (Clinical Psychology)
University of Miami, 2016.
Post-Graduate Training
Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 2016-2018.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorders

Description of Research Expertise

Implementation science, evidence-based treatment dissemination and implementation, youth mental health services, exposure therapy

Selected Publications

Becker-Haimes, E.M., Stewart, R.E., & Frank, H.E. : It’s all in the name: Why exposure therapy could benefit from a new one. Current Psychology Jun 2022 Notes: [Online ahead of print] doi: 10.1007/s12144-022-03286-6.

Becker-Haimes E.M., Marcus S.C., Klein M.R., Schoenwald S.K., Fugo P.B., McLeod B.D., Dorsey S., Williams N.J., Mandell D.S., & Beidas R.S.: A randomized trial to identify accurate measurement methods for adherence to cognitive-behavioral therapy. Behavior Therapy June 2022 Notes: [Online ahead of print] doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2022.06.001.

Becker-Haimes, E. M., Klein, C. C., Frank, H. E., Oquendo, M. A., Jager-Hyman, S., Brown, G. K., Brady, M., & Barnett, M. L. : Clinician Maladaptive Anxious Avoidance in the Context of Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions: A Commentary. Frontiers in Health Services 2(833214): 1-10, June 2022 Notes: doi: 10.3389/frhs.2022.833214.

Becker-Haimes, E.M., Ramesh, B., Buck, J.E., Nuske. H.J., Zentgraf, K.A., Stewart R.E., Buttenheim, A., & Mandell, D.S.: Comparing output from two methods of participatory design for developing implementation strategies: traditional contextual inquiry vs. rapid crowd sourcing. Implementation Science 17(1): 1-13, Jul 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1186/s13012-022-01220-9.

Becker-Haimes, E.M., Klein, M.R., McLeod, B.D., Schoenwald, S.K., Dorsey, S., Hogue, A., Fugo, P.B., Phan, M.L., Hoffacker, C., & Beidas, R.S. : The TPOCS-Self-Reported Therapist Intervention Fidelity for Youth (TPOCS-SeRTIFY): A Case Study of Pragmatic Measure Development. Implementation Research and Practice 2: 1-9, Feb 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1177/2633489521992553.

Becker-Haimes, E. M., Tabachnick, A. R., Last, B. S., Stewart, R. E., Hasan-Granier, A., & Beidas, R. S.: Evidence Base Update for brief, free, and accessible youth mental health measures. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology 49(1): 1-17, Jan-Feb 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1080/15374416.2019.1689824.

Becker-Haimes, E. M., Byeon, V., Frank, H. E., Williams, N. J., Kratz, H. E., & Beidas, R. S.: Identifying the organizational innovation-specific capacity needed for exposure therapy. Depression and Anxiety 37(10): 1007–1016, May 2020.

Frank, H. E., Becker-Haimes, E. M., & Kendall, P. C. : Therapist training in evidence-based interventions: A systematic review of training approaches and outcomes. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice 27(3): e12330, Sep 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1111/cpsp.12330.

Becker-Haimes, E. M., Okamura, K. H., Baldwin, C., Wahesh, E., Schmidt, C., & Beidas, R. S. : Understanding the landscape of behavioral health pre-service training to inform evidence-based practice implementation. Psychiatric Services 70(1): 68-70, Jan 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201800220.

Becker-Haimes, E. M., Okamura, K., Wolk, C. B., Rubin, R., Evans, A.C., & Beidas, R. S.: Predictors of clinician use of exposure therapy in community mental health settings. Journal of Anxiety Disorders 49: 88-94, June 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2017.04.002.

Becker-Haimes, E. M., & Beidas, R. S. : Playing dissemination and implementation limbo – How low can we go?: A commentary on Strosahl and Robinson (2018). Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice Epub ahead of print. , 2018 Notes: doi: 10.1111/cpsp.12255.

Becker-Haimes, E.M., Franklin, M.E., Bodie, J., & Beidas, R.S.: Feasibility and acceptability of a toolkit to facilitate clinician use of exposure therapy for youth. Evidence Based Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health 2(3-4): 165-178, November 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1080/23794925.2017.1383867.

Becker-Haimes, E. M., Jensen-Doss, A., Birmaher, B, Kendall, P. C., & Ginsburg, G. S. : Parent-youth informant disagreement: Implications for youth anxiety treatment. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry 23(1): 42-56, Jan 2018 Notes: doi: 10.1177/1359104516689586.

Becker, E. M., Jensen-Doss, A., Kendall, P. C., Birmaher, B., & Ginsburg, G. S. : All anxiety is not created equal: Correlates of parent/youth agreement vary across subtypes of anxiety. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment 38(4): 528-537, Dec 2016 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s10862-016-9544-z.

Ginsburg, G. S., Becker-Haimes, E. M., Keeton, C., Iyengar, S., Sakolsky, D., Kendal, P. C., Iyengar, S., Albano, A.M., Peris, T., Compton, S. N., & Piacentini, J. : Results From the Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Extended Long-Term Study (CAMELS): Primary Anxiety Outcomes. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 57(7): 471-480, Jul 2018 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2018.03.017.

Ginsburg, G.S., Becker, E.M., Keeton, C.P., Sakolsky, D., Piacentini, J., Albano, A.M., Compton, S.N., Iyengar, S., Sullivan, K., Caporino, N., Peris, T., Birmaher, B., Rynn, M., March, J., & Kendall, P.C.: Naturalistic follow-up of youths treated for pediatric anxiety disorders. JAMA Psychiatry 71(3): 310-8, March 2014 Notes: doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.4186.

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