Valerie Hoover, PhD

Valerie Hoover, PhD is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Instructor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Stanford University, School of Medicine.  Dr. Hoover specializes in working with patients on issues like depression, anxiety, adjustment difficulties, and life stress that impact cardiac health.  She also works with patients on changing habits around food, exercise, and sleep to better manage cardiac risk.

Jill M. Emanuele, PhD

Jill M. Emanuele, PhD, is the Senior Director of the Mood Disorders Center and the Director of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy program at the Child Mind Institute. She has a breadth of experience in the evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents with mood disorders, with a special focus on complex presentations. Dr. Emanuele has expertise in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), family therapy and mindfulness training, and she has experience with diverse populations of children, adolescents and their families.

Eda Gorbis, PhD, LMFT

Eda Gorbis, PhD, LMFT, is the Director/Founder of the Westwood Institute for Anxiety Disorders, Inc., and an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences at the USC Keck School of Medicine. From 1999 and until 2014 Dr. Gorbis held an appointment of Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine. She specializes in treatment of refractory cases of OCD and has integrated the most successful treatment modalities for OCD and complex comorbidities.

Julie Kaplow, PhD, ABPP

Julie Kaplow, PhD, ABPP, is a licensed clinical psychologist and board certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. She holds a primary appointment as Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and an adjunct appointment in the Department of Palliative Care at MD Anderson Cancer Center. 

Lauren M. Weinstock, PhD

Dr. Lauren M. Weinstock, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University, where she holds clinical appointments at Butler Hospital, Rhode Island Hospital, and the Providence VA Medical Center. She is also a faculty affiliate at the Brown Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights.