Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

Clinical Staff

Staci Berkowitz, Ph.D.Staci Berkowitz, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D., 2017
Drexel University

Staci Berkowitz, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety (CTSA) in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Berkowitz received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Emory University and her Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology at Drexel University under the mentorship of Drs. Michael Lowe and James Herbert. As a doctoral student, she studied anxiety, eating, and trauma-related disorders as well as acceptance-based psychotherapy interventions. Her research interests have included the identification of variables that predict response to psychotherapy and biological correlates of psychotherapeutic processes. Dr. Berkowitz joined the CTSA in 2017 after the completion of her clinical internship at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System. Dr. Berkowitz specializes in Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE) for PTSD, Exposure and Response (Ritual) Prevention (EX/RP) for OCD, and cognitive-behavioral treatments for social anxiety, panic disorder, specific phobias, and generalized anxiety.

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