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About Steffany Fredman

Steffany J. Fredman, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Fredman pursued her doctoral training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was awarded the Martin S. Wallach Award as Outstanding Doctoral Student in Clinical Psychology, and later completed specialized postdoctoral training at the Women’s Health Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD. Dr. Fredman studies the intersection between individual psychopathology and couple/family functioning, with a focus on posttraumatic stress disorder. She has published numerous scholarly articles and book chapters on this topic and is the co-author of Cognitive-Behavioral Conjoint Therapy for PTSD (Monson & Fredman, 2012).

Steffany's Posts:

Creating Hope Together: Surround PTSD with Support

The effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are significant: someone suffering from the disorder feels stressed and frightened, even when there is no threat or danger. But researcher Dr. Steffany J. Fredman of Pennsylvania State University has zeroed in on how the effects of PTSD also can extend to loved ones. Through her research, she’s identified important ways that friends, […]

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