Fredman, Steffany, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University


Steffany J. Fredman, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Fredman pursued her doctoral training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was awarded the Martin S. Wallach Award as Outstanding Doctoral Student in Clinical Psychology, and later completed specialized postdoctoral training at the Women’s Health Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD. Dr. Fredman studies the intersection between individual psychopathology and couple/family functioning, with a focus on posttraumatic stress disorder. She has published numerous scholarly articles and book chapters on this topic and is the co-author of Cognitive-Behavioral Conjoint Therapy for PTSD.


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Guilford Press – Co-author of Cognitive-Behavioral Conjoint Therapy for PTSD: Harnessing the Healing Power of Relationships