Dr. Erin O'Brien-Veara, PHD

Dr. Erin O'Brien-Veara, PHD

Behavioral Sleep Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 40
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Dr. Erin O'Brien-Veara, PHD is a behavioral sleep medicine specialist in Marlton, NJ and has been practicing for 8 years. She specializes in behavioral sleep medicine, cognitive & behavioral psychology, and more.Read her story

5000 Sagemore Dr Ste 205

Marlton, NJ 08053

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This content was provided by Dr. O'Brien-Veara "Dr. O'Brien Veara completed her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Psychology at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia. After gaining valuable experience in sleep research at the University of Pennsylvania, she completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Florida, focusing on the relationship between sleep and chronic pain. Dr. O'Brien Veara then completed her Clinical Psychology internship and post-doctoral fellowship at Brown University. She worked as a staff psychologist in Outpatient Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine in the Lifespan Hospital System in Providence, RI, and was the Director of the Clinical Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program in this role. Dr. O'Brien Veara has extensive experience in the empirically-supported treatments of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and uses these approaches to treat a broad range of conditions, including anxiety disorders, mood disorders, and health-related conditions, such as insomnia, chronic pain, weight management, smoking cessation, management of chronic illness, and stress-related conditions. Dr. O'Brien Veara has a particular specialty in Behavioral Sleep Medicine, and is one of only a handful of clinicians in the United States who has obtained Certification in Behavioral Sleep Medicine (CBSM). She has expertise in treating insomnia and other sleep disorders in adults, children, and older adults. Upon relocating to her hometown of Marlton, NJ, Dr. O'Brien Veara joined Centra as a licensed Clinical Psychologist. Dr. O'Brien Veara's clinical and research interests are in the areas of behavioral sleep medicine, with a focus on the relationship between insomnia and physical and mental health, and the management of chronic pain. Dr. O'Brien Veara has conducted research examining the relationship between sleep and weight, sleep and pain, and sleep and depression. She has published several papers and given presentations related to insomnia, chronic pain, weight management, and mental health topics. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. O'Brien Veara teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Psychology (most recently at La Salle University and Rowan University). She has supervised many clinical psychology and medical trainees in the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders, sleep disorders, weight management, chronic pain, stress-related conditions, and personality disorders."
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This content was provided by Dr. O'Brien-Veara "I believe in the inherent ability of each patient to reach their optimal health and potential. By partnering with each patient, I can develop a treatment plan that is individualized to their goals, challenges, and strengths. Each patient becomes an active participant in his/her treatment, facilitating successful outcomes that are consistent with your goals."

4  Specialties

  • Behavioral Sleep Medicine
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive & Behavioral Psychology

0  Board Certifications

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25  Conditions Treated

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Education

  • Saint Joseph's University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Saint Joseph's University
    Other Education | Completed 2001
  • University Of Florida
    Other Education | Completed 2008

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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