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Stacey Cahn, PhD, Associate Professor

Dr. Stacey Cahn joined the clinical psychology faculty of PCOM as a core faculty member in 2007.  Dr. Cahn completed her BA in psychology at University of Michigan and her PhD in clinical psychology at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.  She completed post-doctoral fellowships at Rutgers University and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).  Dr. Cahn is a licensed clinical psychologist in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey and is a member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT).

Dr. Cahn's area of expertise is broadly cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy and clinical health psychology, including eating disorders, obesity, and evidence-based practice.  She chairs multiple dissertations in these areas.  Dr. Cahn has extensive clinical training experience in the treatment of eating disorders including binge eating disorder and anorexia nervosa throughout the continuum of care.

Dr. Cahn has published numerous articles and chapters and is co-authoring a book (in preparation) on specialty competencies in clinical psychology for Oxford University Press.  She is currently a consulting editor for the Journal of Clinical Psychology and has served as an ad-hoc editor for the journal Behavioral Sleep Medicine.

Recent Publications & Presentations:

DiTomasso, R. A., Cahn, S. C., Panichelli-Mindel, S., & McFillin, R. (2013).  Specialty competencies in clinical psychology.  Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Broder, F. R., Cahn, S. C., DiTomasso, R.A., Petrucci, R.J., & Geno, P.S. (2012, Nov.).  Predictors of Successful Weight Loss Following Bariatric Surgery.   Poster presentation accepted for the 46th Annual Association for the Advancement of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, Maryland. 

McFillin, R. K., Cahn, S. C., Burks, V. S., Levine, M. P., Loney, S. L., & Levine, R. L.  (2012). Social Information-Processing and Coping in Adolescent Females Diagnosed with an Eating Disorder: Toward a Greater Understanding of Control.   Eating Disorders: Treatment and Prevention, 20(1):42-59. 

Cahn, S. C., & McFillin, R. (2010).  Eating disorders in primary care: Assessment and treatment.  In R. A. DiTomasso, B. A. Golden, & H. Morris.  (Eds.), The Comprehensive Handbook of Cognitive Behavioral Approaches in Primary Care.  New York:  Springer.

DiTomasso, R.A., Cahn, S. C., Cirelli, C., & Mochan, E. (2010).  Evidenced-Based Models and Interventions in Primary Care. In R. A. DiTomasso, B. A. Golden, & H. Morris.  (Eds.), The Comprehensive Handbook of Cognitive Behavioral Approaches in Primary Care.  New York:  Springer.

Rosenfield, B., Ramsay, J. R., Cahn, S. C., & Pellegrino, P. (2010).  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia: Evidence Based Treatments and Encouraging Innovations for Primary Care. In R. A. DiTomasso, B. A. Golden, & H. Morris (Eds.), The Comprehensive Handbook of Cognitive Behavioral Approaches in Primary Care.  New York: Springer.

McFillin, R.K., Cahn, S.C., Burks, V.S., Levine, M.P., Lane-Loney, S., & Levine, R.L.  (2009, Nov.).  Social Information-Processing and Coping in Adolescent Females Diagnosed with an Eating Disorder.  Poster presentation accepted for the 19th Annual Renfrew Center Foundation Conference for Professionals, Philadelphia, PA.

McFillin, R.K., Cahn, S.C., Burks, V.S., Levine, M.P., Lane-Loney, S., & Levine, R.L.  (2009, Nov.).  Social Information-Processing and Coping in Adolescent Females Diagnosed with an Eating Disorder.  Poster presentation accepted for the 43rd Annual Association for the Advancement of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, New York.

McFillin, R.K., Cahn, S.C., Burks, V.S., Levine, M.P., Lane-Loney, S., & Levine, R.L.  (2009, April).  Social Information-Processing and Coping in Adolescent Females Diagnosed with an Eating Disorder.  Poster presentation accepted for the annual meeting of the Academy for Eating Disorders, Cancun, Mexico (Conference Cancelled due to H1N1 Influenza Outbreak).

Cahn, S. C., Langenbucher, J. W., Friedman, M. A., Reavey, P. M., Falco, T., & Pallay, R. M. (2005).  Predictors of interest in non-pharmacological treatment for insomnia among older primary care patients with disturbed sleep.  Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 3, 87-98.

Freudenberger, R. S., Cahn, S. C., & Skotzko, C. (2004).  The influence of age, gender, and race on the prevalence of depression in heart failure patients [Letter to the editor].  Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 44, 2254-2255. 

Last Updated: 9/23/14