Courtney Farmer, Ph.D.

Email Address: 
Phone Number: 

(650) 458-7942 


Practicum Director, VA Palo Alto Health Care System Mental Health Clinic

Faculty Program(s): 

PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium

Teaching and/or Research Emphasis and Interest Areas: 

Psychotherapy Training and Supervision; Evidence Based Treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder


Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Missouri – St. Louis
M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of Missouri – St. Louis
B.A., Psychology, University of Southern California


Dr. Farmer is a graduate of the University of Southern California, where she received her B.A. in Psychology. She was awarded her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. Her clinical internship was conducted at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. Dr. Farmer completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Selected Publications: 

Galovski, T.E., Harik, J.M., Blain, L.M., Farmer, C.C., Turner, D., & Houle, T. (2016). Identifying Patterns and Predictors of PTSD and Depressive Symptom Change during Cognitive Processing Therapy. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 40, 617-626.

Farmer, C.C., Mitchell, K.S., Parker-Guilbert, Kelly, & Galovski, T.E. (2016). Fidelity to the Cognitive processing therapy protocol: Evaluation of critical elements. Behavior
Therapy, 48(2), 195-206.

Galovski, T.E., Blain, L.M., Chappuis, C. & Fletcher, T. (2013).  Sex differences in recovery from PTSD in male and female interpersonal assault survivors. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 51, 247-255.

Galovski, T.E., Williams, A.M., & Chappuis, C. (2013). Treatment of sexual assault victims. In J. Sigal & F. Denmark (Eds.). Violence against women across the lifespan. Praeger Publishers.

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