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

A randomized trial of an online, coach-assisted self-management PTSD intervention tailored for women veterans.
(2021 Feb)
J Consult Clin Psychol 89(2): 134-141
Lehavot K, Millard SP, Thomas RM, Yantsides K, Upham M, Beckman K, Hamilton AB, Sadler A, Litz B, Simpson T

Provider Perspectives on Implementing Shared Decision Making for PTSD Treatment in VA Primary Care.
(2021 Feb 24)
Adm Policy Ment Health
Chen JA, Matson TE, Lehavot K, Raue PJ, Young JP, Silvestrini MC, Fortney JC, Williams EC

Patterns of Alcohol Use Among Transgender Patients Receiving Care at the Veterans Health Administration: Overall and Relative to Nontransgender Patients.
(2021 Jan)
J Stud Alcohol Drugs 82(1): 132-141
Williams EC, Frost MC, Rubinsky AD, Glass JE, Wheat CL, Edmonds AT, Chen JA, Matson TE, Fletcher OV, Lehavot K, Blosnich JR

Differential alcohol treatment response by gender following use of VetChange.
(2021 Apr 1)
Drug Alcohol Depend 221(): 108552
Livingston NA, Simpson T, Lehavot K, Ameral V, Brief DJ, Enggasser J, Litwack S, Helmuth E, Roy M, Rosenbloom D, Keane TM

Disparities in Documented Drug Use Disorders Between Transgender and Cisgender U.S. Veterans Health Administration Patients.
(2020 Nov 25)
J Addict Med
Frost MC, Blosnich JR, Lehavot K, Chen JA, Rubinsky AD, Glass JE, Williams EC

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