Thilo Deckersbach

Partners Health Care, USA

Thilo Deckersbach, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School. He serves as the Director of Psychology in the Bipolar Clinic and Research Program and as the Director of Research in the Division of Neurotherapeutics at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Deckersbach received his Ph.D. from the Philipps-University Marburg, Germany, and completed his pre-doctoral clinical psychology internship at the Cognitive-Behavior Science track at the Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School in 2000. His work focuses on the development of new cognitive and cognitive-behavioral treatments for individuals with bipolar disorder with an emphasis on interventions that enhance functioning and well-being. He also utilizes state of the art neuroimaging techniques such as structural and functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) as predictors of treatment response to cognitive-behavioral treatments in bipolar disorder. Dr. Deckersbach’s work has been funded by the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD), the Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA), the Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation (OCF) and by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

Biography Updated on 23 August 2011

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