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Department of Psychiatry Faculty

Photo: Julie Kaplow (Adjunct), Ph.D.

Julie Kaplow (Adjunct), Ph.D.

Contact Information


Primary Programs/Services:
Child and Adolescent


  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Center for Medical and Refugee Trauma, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Clinical Psychology Internship, The Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Duke University, Durham, NC; Ph.D., Clinical Psychology
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; B.A., Psychology with Honors

Clinical Interest:

  • Assessment and treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in children and adolescents
  • Childhood bereavement and traumatic grief
  • Trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy and trauma systems therapy

Research Interest:

  • Risk and protective factors associated with PTSD in youth
  • Acute responses to stress (e.g., coping strategies) in the prediction of future psychological functioning in youth
  • Etiology and consequences of childhood traumatic grief (overlap of PTSD and grief) in bereaved youth

Academic Appointment:

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School

Recent or Representative Publications:

  • Kaplow, J. B., & Widom, C. S. (2007). Age of onset of child maltreatment predicts long-term mental health outcomes. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 116, 176-187.
  • Kaplow, J., Saxe, G., Putnam, F., Pynoos, R., & Lieberman, A. (2006). The long-term consequences of early childhood trauma: A case study and discussion. Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 69, 362-375.
  • Saxe, G., Ellis, B. H., & Kaplow, J. B. (2006). Collaborative Treatment of Traumatized Children and Teens: The Trauma Systems Therapy Approach. New York: Guilford Press.
  • Kaplow, J. B., Dodge, K. A., Amaya-Jackson, L, & Saxe, G. N. (2005). Pathways to PTSD Part II: Sexually abused children. American Journal of Psychiatry, 162, 1305 – 1310.