Shimrit K. Black, PhD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

617.638.4934
150 S Huntington Avenue

Biography

Shimrit Black, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist within the General Mental Health clinics at the Jamaica Plain and Brockton campuses of the VA Boston Healthcare System. Dr. Black graduated from Temple University in 2012. She completed her clinical internship and post-doctoral fellowship training within the Boston VA system. In the General Mental Health Clinics, Dr. Black provides individual and group psychotherapy. In addition to her direct client services, Dr. Black is involved with the supervision of clinical psychology, psychiatry resident and social work trainees. Her research interests emphasize patients with affect-regulation disorders (including depression and posttraumatic stress disorder), as well as effective clinical training.

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System

Education

  • Temple University, PhD
  • Temple University, MA
  • Tufts University, BA

Publications

  • Published on 10/8/2018

    Kleiman SE, Bovin MJ, Black SK, Rodriguez P, Brown LG, Brown ME, Lunney CA, Weathers FW, Schnurr PP, Spira J, Keane TM, Marx BP. Psychometric properties of a brief measure of posttraumatic stress disorder-related impairment: The Brief Inventory of Psychosocial Functioning. Psychol Serv. 2018 Oct 08. PMID: 30299150.

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  • Published on 5/1/2018

    Bovin MJ, Black SK, Rodriguez P, Lunney CA, Kleiman SE, Weathers FW, Schnurr PP, Spira J, Keane TM, Marx BP. Development and validation of a measure of PTSD-related psychosocial functional impairment: The Inventory of Psychosocial Functioning. Psychol Serv. 2018 May; 15(2):216-229. PMID: 29723024.

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  • Published on 9/1/2017

    Liverant GI, Amick MM, Black SK, Esterman M, Wisco BE, Gibian MC, Marx BP, McGlinchey RE. Associations Among Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms, Substance Use, and Affective Attentional Processing in OEF/OIF/OND Veterans. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2017 Sep; 205(9):725-731. PMID: 28661934.

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  • Published on 8/1/2017

    Green JD, Annunziata A, Kleiman SE, Bovin MJ, Harwell AM, Fox AML, Black SK, Schnurr PP, Holowka DW, Rosen RC, Keane TM, Marx BP. Examining the diagnostic utility of the DSM-5 PTSD symptoms among male and female returning veterans. Depress Anxiety. 2017 Aug; 34(8):752-760. PMID: 28763159.

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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 12/5/2016

    Engel-Rebitzer E, Bovin MJ, Black SK, Rosen RC, Keane TM, Marx BP. A longitudinal examination of peritraumatic emotional responses and their association with posttraumatic stress disorder and major depressive disorder among veterans. J Trauma Dissociation. 2017 Oct-Dec; 18(5):679-692. PMID: 27918877.

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  • Published on 3/1/2015

    Shapero BG, Stange JP, Goldstein KE, Black CL, Molz AR, Hamlat EJ, Black SK, Boccia AS, Abramson LY, Alloy LB. Cognitive Styles in Mood Disorders: Discriminative Ability of Unipolar and Bipolar Cognitive Profiles. Int J Cogn Ther. 2015 Mar; 8(1):35-60. PMID: 25893033.

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  • Published on 2/1/2015

    Weiss RB, Stange JP, Boland EM, Black SK, LaBelle DR, Abramson LY, Alloy LB. Kindling of life stress in bipolar disorder: comparison of sensitization and autonomy models. J Abnorm Psychol. 2015 Feb; 124(1):4-16. PMID: 25688428.

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  • Published on 6/25/2013

    Shapero BG, Black SK, Liu RT, Klugman J, Bender RE, Abramson LY, Alloy LB. Stressful life events and depression symptoms: the effect of childhood emotional abuse on stress reactivity. J Clin Psychol. 2014 Mar; 70(3):209-23. PMID: 23800893.

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  • Published on 8/1/2012

    Alloy LB, Black SK, Young ME, Goldstein KE, Shapero BG, Stange JP, Boccia AS, Matt LM, Boland EM, Moore LC, Abramson LY. Cognitive vulnerabilities and depression versus other psychopathology symptoms and diagnoses in early adolescence. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2012; 41(5):539-60. PMID: 22853629.

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