Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)


Dr. Capone is a licensed clinical psychologist whose primary research interests are in the treatment of co-occurring posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)  and substance use disorders (SUD) in military Veterans. Dr. Capone received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Rhode Island in 2007. After completing a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, she accepted a position as PTSD-SUD Specialist at the Providence VA. Her work involves providing direct patient care and supervision to trainees, as well as continuing to develop her program of research. Through her work with Veterans, Dr. Capone became interested in treatments that address moral injury and trauma-related guilt and shame. Currently, Dr. Capone is PI on a Department of Defense randomized, clinical trial of Trauma Informed Guilt Reduction (TrIGR) therapy with Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans. 

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