Clare Henn-Haase, Psy.D., is Associate Professor and Program Director of the Clinical Psychology PhD Program at the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) of Alliant International University. Dr. Henn-Haase received her M.Ed in Community Counseling from Loyola University of Chicago and her PsyD from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology (Argosy University), Chicago. Prior to accepting a position at CSPP, she served as Senior Lecturer, Clinical Training Coordinator and Deputy Director of Clinical Programs at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Before relocating to Singapore, Dr. Henn-Haase served as Assistant Professor and clinical director in the PTSD Research Program at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and San Francisco Veterans’ Affairs (SFVA) followed by New York University Langone Medical Center (NYULMC) where she also served as clinical director of the PTSD research program and Military Family Clinic, and maintains an adjunct assistant professor affiliation. She has worked with children, adults and families in private practice for over 20 years.
Dr. Henn-Haase has extensive experience in research and clinical practice, supervision, consultation, program development, teaching and administration. She has experience working with a diverse population and has worked over seas internationally with Singaporean, Malay, Indonesian, Thai, and Chinese populations within a diverse Singaporean community. Dr. Henn-Haase has served as principal investigator or co-investigator on several research studies funded by the Department of Defense (DOD), VA, NIH, and philanthropy. Research focused on examination of a multi-site randomized-controlled treatment (RCT) trial at Bellevue Hospital investigating the effectiveness of Skills Training in Affective and Interpersonal Regulation (STAIR) treatment with women suffering from PTSD due to interpersonal violence in the community sector; longitudinal study of risk and resilience factors in police officers; assessment of PTSD in veterans through the National Vietnam Veterans Longitudinal Study (NVVRS); neuro-psychological testing comparing cognitive functioning in veterans with and without PTSD, and assessment measures of PTSD including the Clinician Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS) according to DSM-IV and DSM-5, and a pilot RCT using STAIR for adolescents with trauma exposure in Singapore residential care.
Dr. Henn-Haase has received training, and experience in cognitive-behavioral treatment for trauma including Trauma Focused treatment for PTSD, Skills Training in Affective and Interpersonal Regulation (STAIR); Trauma Systems Therapy (TST), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Prolonged Exposure (PE), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), and Dialectical-Behavioral Therapy (DBT). She is interested in the adaptation of empirically supported evidence-based treatments for PTSD in diverse populations including Southeast Asian cultures and the dissemination of treatment through tele-health modalities to reach more rural populations. She has co-authored research publications in peer reviewed journals and presented findings at national and international conferences. She is a member of several professional associations and peer reviewer for a number of scientific journals.
Veterans Affairs San Francisco
SUNY, Health Science Center, NY (APA Accredited),
B.A. Psychology, Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI