DENISE M. SLOAN, PH.D.
Denise M. Sloan, Ph.D., serves as the associate director, Behavioral Science Division, National Center for PTSD and a professor of psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine. She is an expert on psychosocial interventions for traumatic stress disorders and has a specific interest in efficient treatment approaches for PTSD. Dr. Sloan conducted a series of studies that lead to the development of Written Exposure Therapy and has conducted multiple large-scale treatment studies examining the effectiveness of this treatment. She has published over 100 scientific articles and has received funding for her work from several organizations, including the Department of Veterans Affairs, National Institute for Mental Health, Department of Defense. Dr. Sloan is editor of Behavior Therapy and editor elect of Journal of Traumatic Stress and a consulting editor for six scientific journals. Dr. Sloan has over 25 years’ experience treating individuals with PTSD, and she has extensive experience training mental health providers in the delivery of trauma-focused treatments. Dr. Sloan obtained her doctorate in clinical psychology from Case Western Reserve University in 1998.
Financial: Denise M. Sloan is the Associate Director at the National Center for PTSD. She is a professor at Boston University. She receives royalties from the APA. Ms. Sloan receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Denise M. Sloan is a member in the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, and American Psychological Association.
BRIAN P. MARX, PH.D.
Brian P. Marx, Ph.D., is deputy director, Behavioral Science Division, National Center for PTSD and a professor of psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine. He is an expert in the assessment and treatment of PTSD. With Dr. Denise Sloan, he is the co-developer of Written Exposure Therapy (WET) and has spent the last 20 years conducting a systematic line of research which supports the development and efficacy of this treatment. Dr. Marx has published over 200 scientific articles and has received external funding for his work from numerous organizations including the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, United States Department of Defense, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Marx is on the editorial board of several professional journals. He is a previous winner of the Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Science of Trauma Psychology from Division 56 of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Marx obtained his doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Mississippi.
Financial: Brian P. Marx is the Deputy Director and Staff Psychologist at the National Center for PTSD. He is a professor at Boston University. Mr. Marx receives royalties from Guilford Press and the APA. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Brian P. Marx is a member in the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Anxiety and Depression Association, and American Psychological Association.