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Department of Psychiatry Faculty

Erin R. Smith, Ph.D.

Contact Information


Primary Programs/Services:
VA Medical Center


  • Fuller Theological Seminary, Graduate School of Psychology
  • The College of William & Mary

Clinical Interest:

  • The assessment and treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • PTSD and Comorbid disorders
  • Group psychotherapy

Research Interest:

  • Development of integrated evidenced- based psychosocial interventions for patients with PTSD and depression comorbidities.
  • Investigate the efficacy and mechanisms of treatment for PTSD
  • Improve understanding of protective factors, especially spirituality, in mediating trauma expression

Academic Appointment:

  • Clinical Instructor, University of Michigan, Department of Psychiatry
  • Staff Psychologist, Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System

Recent or Representative Publications:

  • Smith, E., Duax, J., & Rauch, S.A.M. (In Press) Perceived Perpetration during Traumatic Events: Clinical Suggestions from Experts in Prolonged Exposure Therapy. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice.
  • Smith, E. & Rauch, S.A.M., (2010). Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. In M. Hersen & D. Segall (Eds.), Diagnostic Interviewing (4th Edition). New York: Springer.