Barbara Wolfsdorf Kamholz, PhD

Associate Professor, Psychiatry

Barbara Kamholz
150 S Huntington Avenue

Biography

Dr. Kamholz is a Behavioral and Cognitive Psychologist, Associate Director of Outpatient Mental Health Services at VA Boston Healthcare System and Director of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Education for BMC’s Psychiatry Residency Training. She is nationally recognized for her well funded work in CBT practice and Education. Dr. Kamholz serves as Associate Editor of the journal, Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, Coordinator for Convention and Education Issues for the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and Chair for the Professional Development Subcommittee of the Convention Committee for the Anxiety and Depression Association of America.

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System

Education

  • University of Miami, PhD
  • University of Miami, MS
  • University of Maryland, BA

Publications

  • Published on 7/15/2021

    Liverant GI, Gallagher MW, Arditte Hall KA, Rosebrock LE, Black SK, Kind S, Fava M, Kaplan GB, Kamholz BW, Pineles SL, Sloan DM. Suppression and acceptance in unipolar depression: Short-term and long-term effects on emotional responding. Br J Clin Psychol. 2022 Mar; 61(1):1-17. PMID: 34268773.

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  • Published on 1/1/2021

    Gulliver SB, Zimering RT, Knight J, Morissette SB, Kamholz BW, Pennington ML, Dobani F, Carpenter TP, Kimbrel NA, Keane TM, Meyer EC. A prospective study of firefighters' PTSD and depression symptoms: The first 3 years of service. Psychol Trauma. 2021 Jan; 13(1):44-55. PMID: 33382330.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/28/2020

    Meyer EC, Zimering RT, Knight J, Morissette SB, Kamholz BW, Coe E, Carpenter TP, Keane TM, Kimbrel NA, Gulliver SB. Negative Emotionality Interacts with Trauma Exposure to Prospectively Predict Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms During Firefighters' First 3 Years of Service. J Trauma Stress. 2021 04; 34(2):333-344. PMID: 33247974.

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  • Published on 12/31/2019

    Gulliver SB, Zimering RT, Dobani F, Pennington ML, Morissette SB, Kamholz BW, Knight JA, Keane TM, Kimbrel NA, Carpenter TP, Meyer EC. Alcohol use and mental health symptoms in female firefighter recruits. Occup Med (Lond). 2019 Dec 31; 69(8-9):625-631. PMID: 32025738.

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  • Published on 5/1/2018

    Gulliver SB, Zimering R, Knight J, Morissette S, Kamholz B, Meyer E, Keane T, Pennington M, Denman T, Carpenter T, Kimbrel N. Tobacco and alcohol use among firefighters during their first 3 years of service. Psychol Addict Behav. 2018 05; 32(3):255-263. PMID: 29771556.

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  • Published on 12/10/2017

    Pennington ML, Carpenter TP, Synett SJ, Torres VA, Teague J, Morissette SB, Knight J, Kamholz BW, Keane TM, Zimering RT, Gulliver SB. The Influence of Exposure to Natural Disasters on Depression and PTSD Symptoms among Firefighters. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2018 Feb; 33(1):102-108. PMID: 29223176.

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  • Published on 6/6/2017

    Kamholz BW, Lawrence AE, Liverant GI, Black SK, Hill JM. Results from the Field: Development and Evaluation of a Psychiatry Residency Training Rotation in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies. Acad Psychiatry. 2018 Apr; 42(2):228-232. PMID: 28589328.

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  • Published on 3/1/2017

    Baranczuk U, Zawadzki B, Kamholz BW, Hayes AM, Lawrence A. Psychometric properties of a Polish version of the Inventory of Cognitive Affect Regulation Strategies (ICARUS). Psychol Assess. 2017 Mar; 29(3):e1-e12. PMID: 28263646.

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  • Published on 6/3/2015

    Kimbrel NA, Flynn EJ, Carpenter GS, Cammarata CM, Leto F, Ostiguy WJ, Kamholz BW, Zimering RT, Gulliver SB. Internal consistency, test-retest reliability, and predictive validity for a Likert-based version of the Sources of occupational stress-14 (SOOS-14) scale. Psychiatry Res. 2015 Aug 30; 228(3):961-2. PMID: 26073282.

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  • Published on 3/1/2015

    Carpenter GS, Carpenter TP, Kimbrel NA, Flynn EJ, Pennington ML, Cammarata C, Zimering RT, Kamholz BW, Gulliver SB. Social support, stress, and suicidal ideation in professional firefighters. Am J Health Behav. 2015 Mar; 39(2):191-6. PMID: 25564831.

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