Bethany Teachman

Professor of Psychology, University of Virginia

Bethany Teachman is a Professor and the Director of Clinical Training and the Director of Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Virginia in the Department of Psychology. She received her PhD from Yale University, and her BA from the University of British Columbia. Her lab investigates biases in cognitive processing that contribute to the development and maintenance of psychopathology, especially anxiety disorders. She has had continuous funding from the National Institutes of Health and private foundations, and is an author on over 175 publications, including books on treatment planning and eating disorders. Dr. Teachman has been awarded an American Psychological Association Presidential Citation and Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology, multiple national mentoring awards, and is an Association for Psychological Science Fellow. Currently, Dr. Teachman is Chair of the Coalition for the Advancement and Application of Psychological Science and Director of the public web sites MindTrails and Project Implicit Mental Health, and she is past president of the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia, and Chair of the Coalition for the Advancement and Application of Psychological Science , University of Virginia

Education

  • 2002 
    Yale University , Clinical Psychology