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Barbara A. Cubic , PhD

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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    • Focus Areas:
    • Assistant Professor, EVMS Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Director of the Cognitive Therapy Program

    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

    • Undergraduate Education:
    • Graduate Education:
    • PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of Houston, 2008

    • Postdoctoral Education:
    • Clinical Psychology Internshp, Geisinger Medical Center, 2007-2008

      Postdoctoral Fellowship, Adult Clinical Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, 2008-2009

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    • Fellowship
    • Research Interests:
    • My research examines the associations between relationships and chronic pain or chronic illness.  It considers both positive and negative aspects of relationships, including domestic violence.

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    • Recent Publications

      Babcock, J.C., Graham, K., Canady, B., & Ross, J.M. (2011). A proximal change experiment testing two communication exercises with intimate partner violent men. Behavior Therapy, 42, 336-347.

      Canady, B.E., Rivera, M., Gerdes, J., Ford, A., Johnson, K., & Nayak, N. (2011). Cultural roadmap: Developing cultural learning strategies during internship. Training & Education in Professional Psychology, 5(1), 30-37.

      Canady, B.E., Naus, M.J., & Babcock, J.C. (2010). Physical and psychological abuse in breast cancer survivors and cancer-free women. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 28(4), 351-360.

      Recent Presentations

      Canady, B., Kupfer, D., Rea, C., and Mason, J. (2011, October). Health Care Reform and Legislative Advocacy. Panel Discussion at the Virginia Psychological Association's Fall Conference, Virginia Beach, VA.

      Canady, B.E., Collins, C., Blankenship, J., & Mowery, H. (2011, September). Partner Influence on Health Behavior Change in Patients with Heart Disease. Poster presentation at the British Psychological Society Division of Health Psychology Annual Conference, Portsmouth, UK.

      Canady, B.E., Collins, C., Blankenship, J., & Mowery, H. (2011, September). Effects of Relationship Satisfaction and Partner Anxiety on Behavior Change in Patients With Heart Disease. Poster presentation at the British Psychological Society Division of Health Psychology Annual Conference, Porstmouth, UK.

    • Bio:
    • Dr. Cubic specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, depression, anxiety, and women’s issues. She obtained her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Louisiana State University (1992) and completed two years of extramural fellowship training in cognitive therapy at the Center for Cognitive Therapy (Univ. of PA) and the Beck Institute. She is a founding fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy (ACT) and is the only ACT-certified cognitive therapist in the Tidewater area of Virginia. Dr. Cubic supervises and teaches CBT for graduate students, psychology interns, psychiatry residents, and practicing clinicians. She has made multiple national presentations on cognitive therapy and eating disorders.