Carmen McLean, PhD, is a licensed Clinical Psychologist at the Dissemination and Training Division of the National Center for PTSD at the Palo Alto VA and a Clinical Associate Professor (Affiliate) at Stanford University. She is a past Web-Editor for the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies and an incoming Associate Editor for Cognitive Behavioral Practice. She has published over 90 articles and chapters on anxiety and PTSD. Her research examines ways to increase the reach of exposure therapies for PTSD by addressing implementation barriers and testing eHealth and mHealth interventions.
She is currently PI of a DoD-funded study testing an online version of prolonged exposure therapy (PE) for PTSD and Co-PI of a DoD-funded study testing a tailored process improvement approach to increasing PE use in the U.S. military health system. The overall goal of her work is to help more individuals with PTSD benefit from effective treatment.