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Department of Psychiatry Faculty

Katherine Porter, PhD

Contact Information


Primary Programs/Services:
VA Medical Center


  • Eastern Michigan Univrsity (Masters and PhD in Clinical Psychology)
  • University of Michigan - Dearborn (B.A.)

Clinical Interest:

  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Veteran Populations
  • Exposure Therapies

Research Interest:

  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Treatment outcomes/mechanisms of change
  • Mental healthcare utilization/delivery
  • Exposure Therapies

Academic Appointment:

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, Department of Psychiatry
  • Staff Psychologist, VA Medical Center

Recent or Representative Publications:

  • Porter, K., Pope, E.B., Mayer, R., & Rauch, S.A.M. (2013). PTSD and pain: Exploring the impact of posttraumatic cognitions in veterans seeking treatment for PTSD, Pain Medicine.
  • Kulkarni, M., Porter, K., Rauch, S.A.M. (2012). Anger, Dissociation, and PTSD Among Male Veterans Entering into PTSD Treatment. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 26, 271-278.
  • Flynn, H.A., Sexton, M., Ratliff, S., Porter, K., & Zivin, K. (2011). Comparative performance of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale and the patient Health Questioinnaire-9 in Pregnant and Postpartum Women Seeking Psychiatric Services, Psychiatry Research, 187, 130-134.
  • Lauterbach, D., Koch, E., & Porter, K. (2007). The relationship between childhood support and the later emergence of PTSD. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 20, 857-867.