Education

Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD 

CPT is a first-line evidence-based treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). To learn more about PTSD and this treatment, see resources below:

APA PTSD treatment Guidelines: https://www.apa.org/ptsd-guideline/treatments/cognitive-processing-therapy

National Center for PTSD Resources: https://www.ptsd.va.gov/


Dr. Valentine is not currently taking patients, however, she offers clinical training and consultation in Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) to therapists in the Department of Psychiatry at Boston Medical Center (BMC).

If you are a patient seeking access to CPT, please request a therapist with this type of training when you engage in care (or talk to your current BMC therapist about your interest in this therapy). If you are new to BMC, please contact the Adult Behavioral Health Clinic at 617-414-4238 

If you are a provider interested in participating in CPT training and consultation at BMC, contact Dr. Valentine directly at sarah.valentine@bmc.org