Faith Brozovich, Ph.D.
Dr. Faith Brozovich is a licensed psychologist (PSY25186) with expertise in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and other evidence-based treatments for adults with anxiety disorders. Dr. Brozovich completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Temple University under the direction of Dr. Richard Heimberg, a leader in the field of CBT and social anxiety. In the Adult Anxiety Clinic at Temple University, Dr. Brozovich received supervision from Dr. Heimberg while treating various social anxiety clients. She also was trained by Dr. Doug Mennin and Dr. David Fresco while treating generalized anxiety clients on an NIMH-funded treatment grant for generalized anxiety disorder. Dr. Brozovich received training from Dr. Jonathan Grayson, an expert in the treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) at the Anxiety and Agoraphobia Treatment Center in Philadelphia. There she became skilled at implementing Exposure and Response Prevention to treat individuals with OCD. Dr. Brozovich completed her Clinical Psychology Internship at the Palo Alto VA. She also completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the Palo Alto VA specializing in Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). She is certified in Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD in the VA Health Care System. Dr. Brozovich also served as a Research Associate at Stanford University in the Department of Psychology until the spring of 2015, where she was the primary clinical psychologist in the Clinically Applied Affective Neuroscience lab. At Stanford, Dr. Brozovich conducted CBT groups for socially anxious adults in a randomized controlled trial and trained graduate students in diagnostic interviewing and therapeutic techniques. For the past decade, Dr. Brozovich has engaged in writing research publications and book chapters regarding the cognitive underpinnings of social anxiety and how these processes are impacted by treatment.
Dr. Brozovich has experience treating adults with social anxiety, chronic worry, obsessions and compulsions, trauma, panic and specific phobias. Her approach to therapy is to use empirically supported techniques to enhance individuals’ awareness of their anxiety and coach them to fully engage in their lives.
Brozovich, F., Goldin, P.R., Lee, I., Jazaieri, H.T., Heimberg, R.G., & Gross, J.J. (2014). The effect of rumination and reappraisal on social anxiety symptoms during cognitive-behavioral therapy for social anxiety disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 71, 208-215.
Heimberg, R.G., Brozovich, F., & Rapee, R. (2014). A cognitive-behavioral model of social anxiety disorder. In Hofmann, S. G., & DiBartolo, P. M. Social anxiety: Clinical, developmental, and social perspectives (3rd edition). New York: Elsevier.
Brozovich, F., & Heimberg, R.G. (2013). Mental imagery and post-event processing in anticipation of an upcoming performance among socially anxious individuals. Behavior Therapy, 44, 701-716.
Brozovich, F., & Heimberg, R.G. (2011). The relationship of post-event processing to self-evaluation of performance in social anxiety. Behavior Therapy, 42, 224-235.
Brozovich, F., & Heimberg, R.G. (2011). A treatment refractory case of social anxiety disorder: Lessons learned from a failed course of cognitive-behavioral therapy. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 18, 316-325.