Sebastian G. Kaplan, Ph.D.

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Sebastian G. Kaplan, Ph.D.

Sebastian G. Kaplan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Translational Science Institute

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  • Department: 336-716-4551

  • Fax: 336-716-6830

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  • NPI: 1639245012

Clinical Interests

  • Family Therapy, Pediatric Trauma, Motivational Interviewing, Parent Training in Behavior Management, School-based Mental Health, Child and Adolescent Psychology

Education & Training

  • B.S.

    1994 - University of Massachusetts-Amherst

  • M.S.Ed.

    1998 - Simmons College

  • M.Ed.

    2001 - University of Virginia

  • Ph.D.

    2005 - University of Virginia

  • Internship

    2005 - Adolescent Psychiatry: Dartmouth Affil Hosps

  • Fellowship

    2006 - Adolescent Psychiatry: Dartmouth Affil Hosps


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Research Interests

  • Dreams, GABA Modulators, Anti-Anxiety Agents, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Antipsychotic Agents

Recent Publications

  • Relational mindfulness for psychiatry residents: a pilot course in empathy development and burnout prevention Bentley PG, Kaplan SG, Mokonogho J.. Acad Psychiatry. 2018;():.
  • Incorporating evidence-based smoking cessation into community oncology practices: feasibility and preliminary efficacy of an enhanced quitline-based smoking cessation intervention for cancer survivors [abstract] Weaver K, Kaplan S, Urbanic J, Case D, Zbikowski S, Dakhil CSR, Shaw E, Danhauer S.. Psychooncology. 2015;24(Suppl 2):32.
  • What can we learn about family-based obesity treatment from family therapists? Bishop JA, Irby MB, Kaplan SG, Arnold EM, Skelton JA.. Glob Pediatr Health. 2015;2():1-7.
  • Family systems theory and obesity treatment: applications for clinicians Kaplan SG, Arnold EM, Irby MB, Boles KA, Skelton JA.. Infant Child Adolesc Nutr. 2014;6(1):24-29.
  • Psychopharmacologic treatment of refractory pediatric obsessive compulsive disorder Ferren T, Palmes GK, Kaplan SG.. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2013;23(7):509-512.
  • The effect of reminder systems on patients' adherence to treatment Fenerty SD, West C, Davis SA, Kaplan SG, Feldman SR.. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2012;6():127-135.
  • The effects of acne on self-esteem among adolescents Schroeder RE, Kaplan SG, Feldman SR.. Cosmet Dermatol. 2012;25(2):66-70.
  • Sticker charts: a method for improving adherence to treatment of chronic diseases in children Luersen K, Davis SA, Kaplan SG, Abel TD, Winchester WW, Feldman SR.. Pediatr Dermatol. 2012;29(4):403-408.
  • Using motivational interviewing to meet core competencies in psychiatric resident training Kaplan S, Elliott H.. Acad Psychiatry. 2011;35(1):46-50.
  • Motivational interviewing in a family-based pediatric obesity program: a case study Irby M, Kaplan S, Garner-Edwards D, Kolbash S, Skelton JA.. Fam Syst Health. 2010;28(3):236-246.

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