2012 TC Academics
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Karen Shoum Teel

Professional Background

Educational Background

B.A., Psychology; Minor: Sociology. Barnard College, Columbia University

M.A., Developmental Psychology; Concentration: Risk, Resilience, Development. Teachers College, Columbia University


Ph.D., Clinical Psychology. Teachers College, Columbia University




Scholarly Interests

Therapeutic interventions in children, adolescents, and adults; mood and anxiety disorders; parental psychopathology and child development; developmental psychology; risk and resilience

Selected Publications

PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES:

2006

1. Luthar, S.S., Shoum, K.A., Brown, P.J.: Affluent adolescents’ extracurricular commitments: A scapegoat for “ubiquitous achievement pressures”? Developmental Psychology2006; 42(3): 583-597.

2007

2.  Chaudhury, S.A., Shoum, K.A.: Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Adolescents: What has the research taught us so far? Teachers College Graduate Student Journal of Psychology 2007; 9: 33-37.

2011

3. *Shoum, K., Verdeli, H., Wickramaratne, P., Warner, V., Talati, A.: Impact of a father figure on children of families at high risk for depression. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology (manuscript submitted)

 

CHAPTERS AND BOOKS:

2008

1. Mufson, L., Verdeli, H., Clougherty, K., & Shoum, K. (2008). How to use Interpersonal Psychotherapy for depressed adolescents (IPT-A). In J.M. Rey & B. Birmaher (Eds.) Treating Childhood Depression. Baltimore: Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins.   


professional presentations

Presenter/Discussant: Loss and Agency in Women’s Depression. American Psychological Association (APA) Convention, 2011. Washington, D.C.

biographical information

professional experiences

Student Therapist, Dean Hope Center for Educational & Psychological Services, New York, NY

Psychology Extern, Women's Health Project, St. Luke's Hospital, New York, NY

Psychology Intern, Adolescent Health Center, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

Postdoctoral Clinical Fellow, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI), Columbia University, New York, NY

Clinical Psychologist, Metropolitan Center for Cognitive Behavior Therapy, New York, NY


publications

PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES:

2006

1. Luthar, S.S., Shoum, K.A., Brown, P.J.: Affluent adolescents’ extracurricular commitments: A scapegoat for “ubiquitous achievement pressures”? Developmental Psychology2006; 42(3): 583-597.

2007

2.  Chaudhury, S.A., Shoum, K.A.: Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Adolescents: What has the research taught us so far? Teachers College Graduate Student Journal of Psychology 2007; 9: 33-37.

2011

3. *Shoum, K., Verdeli, H., Wickramaratne, P., Warner, V., Talati, A.: Impact of a father figure on children of families at high risk for depression. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology (manuscript submitted)

 

CHAPTERS AND BOOKS:

2008

1. Mufson, L., Verdeli, H., Clougherty, K., & Shoum, K. (2008). How to use Interpersonal Psychotherapy for depressed adolescents (IPT-A). In J.M. Rey & B. Birmaher (Eds.) Treating Childhood Depression. Baltimore: Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins.   


CCPX 4000: Introduction to applied psychology

This course is designed to provide an introduction to multidisciplinary approaches to mental health including clinical psychology, school psychology, and pediatric psychology.