Monica Roy, PhD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Monica Roy
857.364.5969
150 S Huntington Avenue

Biography

Dr. Roy is a clinical psychologist who is the program manager for the Jamaica Plain Outpatient Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program (ADTP) and Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (SARRTP) in VA Boston Healthcare System. She received her Ph.D. from Nova Southeastern University in 2007 and trained at the Boston Consortium as an intern and postdoctoral fellow in the substance abuse treatment program at the Jamaica Plain campus of VA Boston. Dr. Roy plays an active role in training in the treatment of substance abuse and provides supervision for trainees at the practicum, intern, and postdoctoral levels. Her clinical interests include providing empirically supported treatment for substance use disorders (SUD) and co-morbid disorders (e.g. Seeking Safety, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Relapse Prevention, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy). Her research interests include SUD-PTSD treatment outcomes. She is currently involved in a research team that is working on creating web-based interventions for veterans with SUD and PTSD.

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Education

  • Nova Southeastern University, PhD
  • Nova Southeastern University, MS
  • Boston University, BA

Publications

  • Published on 3/7/2022

    Newberger NG, Yeager S, Livingston NA, Enggasser JL, Brief DJ, Litwack S, Helmuth E, Roy M, Rosenbloom D, Keane TM. Life satisfaction following treatment-related reductions in alcohol use and PTSD symptoms: Results from VetChange. Psychol Trauma. 2022 Mar 07. PMID: 35254847.

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  • Published on 1/29/2021

    Livingston NA, Simpson T, Lehavot K, Ameral V, Brief DJ, Enggasser J, Litwack S, Helmuth E, Roy M, Rosenbloom D, Keane TM. Differential alcohol treatment response by gender following use of VetChange. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 04 01; 221:108552. PMID: 33556659.

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  • Published on 12/11/2020

    Enggasser JL, Livingston NA, Ameral V, Brief DJ, Rubin A, Helmuth E, Roy M, Solhan M, Litwack S, Rosenbloom D, Keane TM. Public implementation of a web-based program for veterans with risky alcohol use and PTSD: A RE-AIM evaluation of VetChange. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2021 03; 122:108242. PMID: 33509419.

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  • Published on 5/7/2020

    Schreiner AM, Livingston NA, Heilman M, Lynch T, Vittorio L, Brief DJ, Rubin A, Enggasser JL, Roy M, Solhan M, Helmuth E, Rosenbloom D, Keane TM. Understanding motives for and against hazardous drinking and change among returning veterans. Psychol Serv. 2021 Nov; 18(4):523-532. PMID: 32378932.

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  • Published on 3/20/2020

    Livingston NA, Mahoney CT, Ameral V, Brief D, Rubin A, Enggasser J, Litwack S, Helmuth E, Roy M, Solhan M, Rosenbloom D, Keane T. Changes in alcohol use, PTSD hyperarousal symptoms, and intervention dropout following veterans' use of VetChange. Addict Behav. 2020 08; 107:106401. PMID: 32272356.

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  • Published on 6/1/2017

    Brief DJ, Solhan M, Rybin D, Enggasser JL, Rubin A, Roy M, Helmuth E, Schreiner A, Heilman M, Vittorio L, Rosenbloom D, Keane TM. Web-based alcohol intervention for veterans: PTSD, combat exposure, and alcohol outcomes. Psychol Trauma. 2018 Mar; 10(2):154-162. PMID: 28569525.

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  • Published on 3/1/2015

    Enggasser JL, Hermos JA, Rubin A, Lachowicz M, Rybin D, Brief DJ, Roy M, Helmuth E, Rosenbloom D, Keane TM. Drinking goal choice and outcomes in a Web-based alcohol intervention: results from VetChange. Addict Behav. 2015 Mar; 42:63-8. PMID: 25671224.

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  • Published on 6/16/2014

    Keane TM, Rubin A, Lachowicz M, Brief D, Enggasser JL, Roy M, Hermos J, Helmuth E, Rosenbloom D. Temporal stability of DSM-5 posttraumatic stress disorder criteria in a problem-drinking sample. Psychol Assess. 2014 Dec; 26(4):1138-45. PMID: 24932642.

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  • Published on 7/22/2013

    Brief DJ, Rubin A, Keane TM, Enggasser JL, Roy M, Helmuth E, Hermos J, Lachowicz M, Rybin D, Rosenbloom D. Web intervention for OEF/OIF veterans with problem drinking and PTSD symptoms: a randomized clinical trial. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2013 Oct; 81(5):890-900. PMID: 23875821.

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  • Published on 12/1/2011

    Brief DJ, Rubin A, Enggasser JL, Roy M, Keane TM. Web-Based Intervention for Returning Veterans with Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Risky Alcohol Use. J Contemp Psychother. 2011 Dec 01; 41(4):237-246. PMID: 25378713.

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