Sabine Wilhelm, Ph.D., Chief of Psychology at Massachusetts General Hospital, Professor at Harvard Medical School, and Director of the OCD and Related Disorders Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Wilhelm is also the Co-Director of the Mass General Tourette Association of America Center of Excellence. She is an internationally known researcher in the areas of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), and Tic Disorders.
Dr. Wilhelm has been the principal investigator or site principal investigator of 7 NIMH-funded research grants. She has published 245 articles, reviews, and chapters on the cognitive functioning, prevalence, and treatment outcome of these disorders. Additionally, Dr. Wilhelm has published seven books on obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), and tic disorders. She authored a treatment manual for BDD entitled: A Cognitive Behavioral Treatment Manual for Body Dysmorphic Disorder. She also published a treatment manual for OCD entitled: Cognitive Therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Guide for Professionals. She also wrote a self-help book entitled: Feeling Good About the Way You Look: A Program for Overcoming Body Image Problems.
Dr. Wilhelm is the Vice Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the International OCD Foundation, and she serves on the Scientific Council for the Anxiety and Depression Association of America as well as on the Tourette Syndrome Association Behavioral Science Consortium. Dr. Wilhelm was an Associate Editor for the journals Depression and Anxiety and Behavior Therapy. She currently serves on eight editorial boards. Additionally, Dr. Wilhelm is a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science.
Dr. Wilhelm is past President for the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) and was also the Scientific Program Chair of the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies held in Boston in June 2010. She is the Scientific Committee Member for the 2019 World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, which will be held in Berlin, Germany.
In 2002, she was awarded the Claflin Distinguished Scholar in Medicine Award. She was named a Beck Institute Scholar in 2003, and in 2018 she was awarded the Aaron T. Beck Award presented by the Academy of Cognitive Therapy in 2018. Additionally, in 2018 Dr. Wilhelm received the Peter K. Ranney Innovation Award from the World Medical Innovation Forum at Partners HealthCare for her presentation “Bridging the Mental Health Treatment Gap.”
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Cognitive Therapy for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A Guide for Professionals by Sabine Wilhelm, Ph.D., and Gail Steketee, Ph.D. Published by New Harbinger Press (2006).
A Cognitive Behavioral Treatment Manual for Body Dysmorphic Disorder by Sabine Wilhelm, Ph.D., Katherine A. Phillips, M.D., and Gail Steketee, Ph.D. Published by Guilford Press (2013).
Feeling Good About the Way You Look A Program for Overcoming Body Dysmorphic Disorder by Sabine Wilhelm, Ph.D. Published by Guilford Press (2006).
Managing Tourette Syndrome: A Behavioral Intervention Workbook by Douglas W. Woods, Ph.D, John Piacentini, Ph.D., Susanna Chang, Ph.D and Thilo Deckersbach, Ph.D. Published by Oxford University Press (2008).
This book comes in multiple editions: Parent Workbook, Adult Workbook, Children and Adults Therapist Guide. Each edition is specifically tailored to its audience and offers practical suggestions on how to manage Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders, including new and up-to-date behavioral interventions.