Sarah E. Valentine, PhD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Sarah Valentine


Dr. Valentine is a licensed psychologist with a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Suffolk University, as well as post-doctoral training from the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School. Dr. Valentine has extensive experience in the implementation of evidence-based treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder with underserved populations, including racial and ethnic minorities, immigrants and refugees, sexual orientation and gender minority populations, and criminal justice involved youth. Her clinical research focuses on the reduction of health disparities through the implementation and dissemination of evidence-based treatments for mental health and substance use disorders.


  • Suffolk University, PhD


  • Published on 3/28/2018

    Valentine SE, Shipherd JC. A systematic review of social stress and mental health among transgender and gender non-conforming people in the United States. Clin Psychol Rev. 2018 Mar 28. PMID: 29627104.

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  • Published on 7/18/2017

    Valentine SE, Peitzmeier SM, King DS, O'Cleirigh C, Marquez SM, Presley C, Potter J. Disparities in Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence Among Transgender/Gender Nonconforming and Sexual Minority Primary Care Patients. LGBT Health. 2017 Aug; 4(4):260-267. PMID: 28719246.

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  • Published on 5/1/2017

    Nobles CJ, Valentine SE, Zepeda ED, Ahles EM, Shtasel DL, Marques L. Usual Course of Treatment and Predictors of Treatment Utilization for Patients With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. J Clin Psychiatry. 2017 May; 78(5):e559-e566. PMID: 28570794.

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  • Published on 3/23/2017

    Pantalone DW, Valentine SE, Jackson MA, Andrasik MP, Simoni JM. Partner Abuse Among HIV-Positive Sexual Minority Men: "That Was All I Deserved . . ." Qual Health Res. 2017 Sep; 27(11):1713-1724. PMID: 28799477.

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  • Published on 1/23/2017

    Valentine SE, Nobles CJ, Gerber MW, Vaewsorn A, Shtasel DL, Marques L. The association of posttraumatic stress disorder and chronic medical conditions by ethnicity. J Lat Psychol. 2017 Aug; 5(3):227-241. PMID: 28944108.

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  • Published on 11/24/2016

    Nobles CJ, Valentine SE, Zepeda ED, Wang Y, Ahles EM, Shtasel DL, Marques L. Residential segregation and mental health among Latinos in a nationally representative survey. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2017 Apr; 71(4):318-323. PMID: 27885049.

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  • Published on 9/9/2016

    Nobles CJ, Valentine SE, Gerber MW, Shtasel DL, Marques L. Predictors of treatment utilization and unmet treatment need among individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder from a national sample. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2016 Nov - Dec; 43:38-45. PMID: 27796256.

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  • Published on 7/5/2016

    Valentine SE, Borba CP, Dixon L, Vaewsorn AS, Guajardo JG, Resick PA, Wiltsey Stirman S, Marques L. Cognitive Processing Therapy for Spanish-speaking Latinos: A Formative Study of a Model-Driven Cultural Adaptation of the Manual to Enhance Implementation in a Usual Care Setting. J Clin Psychol. 2017 Mar; 73(3):239-256. PMID: 27378013.

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  • Published on 6/9/2016

    Marques L, Dixon L, Valentine SE, Borba CP, Simon NM, Wiltsey Stirman S. Providers' perspectives of factors influencing implementation of evidence-based treatments in a community mental health setting: A qualitative investigation of the training-practice gap. Psychol Serv. 2016 Aug; 13(3):322-31. PMID: 27281696.

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  • Published on 5/20/2016

    Nobles CJ, Thomas JJ, Valentine SE, Gerber MW, Vaewsorn AS, Marques L. Association of premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder with bulimia nervosa and binge-eating disorder in a nationally representative epidemiological sample. Int J Eat Disord. 2016 Jul; 49(7):641-50. PMID: 27206163.

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