Keren Lehavot, PhD

Personal Statement

Dr. Lehavot is a clinical psychologist and core investigator at the Health Services Research & Development (HSR&D) Center of Innovation (COIN) at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System and assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington. She received her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Washington.  Her research interests focus on health disparities for vulnerable populations; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues; barriers in access to care; risk factors and consequences of trauma; and targeted treatments for women veterans with mental health concerns.  She currently has a VA Career Development Award (CDA) focused on evaluating a web-based CBT intervention for women veterans with PTSD.

Education

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center , VA Puget Sound Health Care System , 2011-2013
Psychology Internship , VA Puget Sound Health Care System , 2010-2011
Ph.D. , Clinical Psychology , University of Washington , 2005-2011
B.A. , Psychology , Washington University in St. Louis , 2001-2005

Department Affiliations

Recent Publications

Pilot trial of a transdiagnostic computerized anxiety sensitivity intervention among VA primary care patients.
(2020 Aug 17)
Psychiatry Res 293(): 113394
Norr AM, Katz AC, Nguyen JL, Lehavot K, Schmidt NB, Reger GM

Treatment receipt patterns among individuals with co-occurring posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance use disorders.
(2020 Aug 13)
J Consult Clin Psychol
Simpson TL, Hawrilenko M, Goldberg S, Browne K, Lehavot K, Borowitz M

Racial/ethnic and gender differences in receipt of brief intervention among patients with unhealthy alcohol use in the U.S. Veterans Health Administration.
(2020 Jul 15)
J Subst Abuse Treat
Chen JA, Glass JE, Bensley KMK, Goldberg SB, Lehavot K, Williams EC

Association of Depression and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with Receipt of Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy for Uterine Fibroids: Findings from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
(2020 Sep - Oct)
Womens Health Issues 30(5): 359-365
Katon JG, Callegari LS, Bossick AS, Fortney J, Gerber MR, Lehavot K, Lynch KE, Ma E, Smith R, Tartaglione E, Gray KE

A transdiagnostic minority stress intervention for gender diverse sexual minority women's depression, anxiety, and unhealthy alcohol use: A randomized controlled trial.
(2020 Jul)
J Consult Clin Psychol 88(7): 613-630
Pachankis JE, McConocha EM, Clark KA, Wang K, Behari K, Fetzner BK, Brisbin CD, Scheer JR, Lehavot K

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