Michael E Silverman

Michael E Silverman, PhD

About Me

Dr. Michael Silverman is a licensed psychologist and clinician, dual trained in both psychotherapeutic techniques and cognitive psychology.

Dr. Silverman has developed numerous novel studies probing the relationship between the brain and behavior. Dr. Silverman also has extensive experience in neuropsychiatric and cognitive assessment. His current research focuses primarily on understanding the neuroanatomical, neurobiological and neurofunctional basis of mood change during pregnancy and the period following childbirth. He also has open studies exploring the impact of childhood food allergy on mental health, schizophrenia, the neuropsychiatric influences of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclorosis (ALS; Lou Gehrig's disease), the neuroanatomic affects of chronic stress, and detailing the cognitive changes as the result of in utero dexamethasone treatment secondary to congenital adrenal hypoplasia risk. His work has resulted in numerous peer reviewed publications, book chapters, public policy positions and awards.

Dr. Silverman's clinical expertise and training includes:

• Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) 

• Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)              

• Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)                          

• Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)

• Rational Emotive Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (RO-DBT)


Research Topics

Allergy, Behavioral Health, Brain, Brain Imaging, Cognitive Neurology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Depression, Education, Epidemiology, Memory, Neural Networks, Neuroscience, OCD, Patient Care, Psychiatry, Schizophrenia, Stress

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Neuroscience [NEU]