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Dr. Edward A Selby

Dr. Edward Selby, an Associate Professor of Psychology and a licensed psychologist in New York  (# 020331), specializes in the research and treatment of suicidal and self-injurious behavior, personality disorders, and eating disorders. Dr. Selby and colleagues have authored the Emotional Cascade Model, a model that aims to enhance our understanding of why people experience emotion dysregulation and engage in dysregulated or self-sabotaging behaviors, as well as positive emotion dysregulation models of Anorexia Nervosa.  Dr. Selby has published extensively in these areas, with publications appearing in premier outlets such as Clinical Psychological Science, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Clinical Psychology Review, Behaviour Research and Therapy, and Psychological Review.  Dr. Selby’s research has been funded by organizations such as the National Institute of Mental Health, the Brain and Behavior Foundation, and Janssen Pharmaceutica, and his work has been recognized with multiple awards including an International Academy of Suicide Research Young Investigator Award for 2013, NARSAD early investigator award, and the Neil S. Jacobson Award for Outstanding and Innovative Clinical Research.

In addition his ongoing program of research, Dr. Selby serves as the Director of Clinical Training for the Rutgers Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program and regularly teaches graduate level adult psychopathology and applied latent variable modeling and hierarchical linear modeling.

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Research Interests


2011 The Florida State University – Tallahassee, Florida PhD – Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology

Pre-Doctoral Fellow, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

2010-2011 Brown University - Warren Alpert Medical School – Providence, Rhode Island

Psychology Residency (APA Accredited)

2007 The Florida State University – Tallahassee, Florida

MS – Master of Science in Clinical Psychology

2005 University of Wyoming, with Honors – Laramie, Wyoming

BA – Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
BS – Bachelor of Science in Physiology and Neuroscience

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