Bethany Brand, Ph.D. has over 25 years of clinical experience, with expertise in treating and assessing trauma. She has been honoured with the Martha E. Mitten Endowed Professorship as well as teaching, research and clinical awards including the Cornelia B. Wilbur Award, the Presidential Award, the Pierre Janet Award, the Morton Prince Award, and Psychology Teacher of the Year in Maryland.
She is sought after for media interviews including National Public Radio’s show, Science Friday. Dr. Brand has served on three national task forces that developed guidelines for the assessment and treatment of trauma-related disorders. Dr. Brand conducts research on the assessment and treatment of trauma related disorders, including the assessment of feigned dissociative disorders.
Dr. Brand is the Principal Investigator on the largest prospective treatment outcome study to date of dissociative disorders (the TOP DD studies). She has delivered clinical and research presentations around the world. In addition to assessing and treating patients in her private practice in Towson, Maryland, Dr. Brand serves as a forensic expert in trauma-related cases including federal and capital (i.e., death penalty) cases.
Bethany presented for Delphi in 2016
Photo credit: Dwight Carter
– Mary Angelou