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  • 1. Curriculum VitaeJason S. Berman16990 Dallas Pkwy, Suite 225Dallas, Texas 75248972-853-7070E-mail:<br />POSITIONS<br />Clinical Psychologist, Private Practice, Dallas, Texas, 2009-present<br />Clinical Psychologist, Jewish Family Service, Dallas, Texas 2008-present<br />Adjunct Professor of Psychology, University of Texas at Dallas School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 2008-2010<br />EDUCATION<br />Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Psychosocial Rehabilitation for Severe Mental Illness, University of California, San Diego and VA San Diego Healthcare System<br />2007-2008<br />University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Psychology, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology (APA approved), June 2007<br />Baylor University, Master of Arts, May 2001, Philosophy<br />Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, May 1998, Philosophy<br />University of Haifa, Israel 2001-2002, International Honor’s Psychology Program<br />LICENCES <br />Licensed Clinical Psychologist, State of Texas, 2009 (PSY #34212)<br />Licensed Clinical Psychologist, State of California, 2008 (PSY #22143)<br /> <br />CLINICAL INTERESTS<br />Empirically supported individual and group psychotherapy for adults and adolescents<br />Positive Psychology based consulting for individuals and organization<br />Treatment of comorbid disorders: substance abuse/dependence and mood disorders<br />ADDITIONAL TRAINING<br />Training received at the San Diego Veteran’s Administration:<br />Treatment of clients with dual-diagnosis, substance abuse and schizophrenia within a <br />model of recovery and psychosocial rehabilitation<br />Interpersonal therapy for individuals with psychotic spectrum disorders<br />Strengths-based assessments and counseling with returning combat veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan with psychotic disorders and/or PTSD<br />Long-term, psychodynamic individual psychotherapy patients<br />Group therapy for Veterans<br />Vocational interventions for individuals with serious mental illness seeking competitive employment<br />Training in Seeking Safety: A model for Trauma/PTSD and Substance Abuse <br />CLINICAL WORK EXPERIENCE<br />Clinical Psychologist, Jewish Family Service, Dallas, Texas, December 2008-present<br />Treat adults and child victims of domestic violence, trauma, and individuals with other types of psychopathology (e.g. affective, anxiety, psychotic disorders) in both individual and group psychotherapy modalities. <br />Private Practice in Clinical Psychology, Dallas, Texas August 2009-present, conduct psychotherapy with adults and children<br />Adjunct Professor of Psychology, University of Texas at Dallas School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, August 2008-present; conduct research on Positive Psychology and psychological well-being in individuals and groups<br />Research fellowship in treatment of anxiety disorders, Southern Methodist University, August 2008-November 2008; duties included training on breathing biofeedback intervention for individuals with panic disorder and asthma; project administration<br />Postdoctoral clinical fellowship in psychosocial rehabilitation for severe mental illness, Veteran’s Administration San Diego Health Care System. 2007-2008. Approximately 1900 hours of clinical rotations both inpatient and outpatient included working with individuals with severe mental illness most of whom had a comorbid diagnosis of substance dependence or abuse. All clinical activities were taught and administered within the context of the Recovery Model for individuals with schizophrenia and substance dependence.<br />Pre-doctoral clinical internship, August 2004-August 2006, Psychology Intern/Counselor UTA Counseling Services University of Texas at Arlington<br />Arlington, Texas. Counseled individually and in groups to culturally diverse clients. formulated and diagnosed individual problems and provided psychological treatment.<br />Practicum, 2003-2006, UT Southwestern Psychotherapy Referral Service/community clinic. Outpatient individual and group psychotherapy (using psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral modalities), crisis intervention, personality and neuropsychological assessment/diagnosis<br />Practicum, 2003, Terrell State Hospital, Dallas, Texas, Inpatient Psychiatry Unit<br />Personality and neuropsychological assessment, consultation, and behavioral management planning in an inpatient unit<br />PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH<br />Koren, D, Norman D., Cohen, A, Berman, J., Klein, E. (2005). Increased PTSD Risk With Combat-Related Injury: A Matched Comparison Study of Injured and Uninjured Soldiers Experiencing the Same Combat Events American Journal of Psychiatry, 162, 276-282.<br />Knapp, S., HYPERLINK "" Gottlieb, M., HYPERLINK "" Berman, J., & Handelsman, M. (2007). When laws and ethics collide: What should psychologists do? Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 38, 54-59.<br />Berman, J., Moore, B. & Underwood, M, (2008). Character Strengths, Self-Schemas and <br />Psychological Well-Being: A Multi-Method Approach. (manuscript under review for the Journal of Positive Psychology )<br />Berman, J., HYPERLINK "" Knapp, S., HYPERLINK "" Gottlieb, M.& Handelsman, M. (2008). Character Strengths and <br />the APA Code of Ethics (in preparation)<br /> <br />Dissertation: Character Strengths, Self-Schemas and Psychological Well-Being: A Multi-<br />Method Approach , UT Southwestern Medical School, 2007<br />INVITED PRESENTATIONS<br />Character strengths for individuals with severe mental illness, presentation at the 33rd <br />Annual Conference of the US Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (USPRA), June 14, 2008<br />Strengths for providers of psychological service to Veterans, San Diego VA Wellness <br />and Vocational Enrichment (W.A.V.E) outpatient clinic, Spring 2008<br />Strengths to Achieve Re-Employment (STAR) class for Veterans with severe mental <br />illness seeking competitive employment, Spring 2008<br />Understanding Adult ADHD, University of Texas at Arlington, Fall 2004; Fall & Spring 2005, Spring 2006<br />Major Decisions Workshop (career decision guidance), University of Texas at Arlington, Summer 2006<br />Introduction to StrengthsQuest (Gallup Organization Strengths program), University of Texas at Arlington, Summer 2006<br />Introduction to Positive Psychology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, Fall 2005<br />Semester course on StrengthsQuest, University of Texas at Arlington, Fall 2005<br />Israeli Settlements: 1967-2002, University of Haifa, Summer 2002<br />HONORS AND AWARDS<br />National Register Health Service Provider, 2009<br />Martin E.P. Seligman Award for Outstanding Dissertation Research in Positive Psychology ( ), 2007 <br />PhD Research Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Center for Positive Psychology, 2005<br />National Register Psychologist Trainee Scholarship, 2006-2007<br />Saul Scheidlinger Scholar, American Group Psychotherapy Association, 2005<br />International Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar at University of Haifa, Israel 2001-2002<br /> <br />Phi Beta Kappa, Baylor University, 1998<br /> <br />Honors College graduate, Baylor University, 1998 <br />Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society, Laurel Chapter 1998 <br />Golden Key National Honor Society, 1996<br />PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS<br />American Group Psychotherapy Association <br />American Psychological Association<br />Dallas Psychological Association<br />International Society for Political Psychology Southern California Positive Psychology Learning Community, Charter Member<br />References available upon request<br />