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Curriculum Vitae

Aaron M Norr, PhD, PLLC

200 W. Mercer St., Suite 111

Seattle, WA 98119

253-234-7039; aaron@doctornorr.com

Washington State Psychologist License #PY60828047

EDUCATION & TRAINING

2017 – 2018        Advanced Postdoctoral Research Fellow

                                VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

                                Advanced Fellowship Program in Mental Illness Research and Treatment

                                Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC)

 

2017                   Florida State University (FSU), Tallahassee, Florida

                               PhD in Clinical Psychology (APA Accredited)

                               Dissertation Advisor: Brad Schmidt, PhD

                               MS in Clinical Psychology (conferred 2014)

 

2017                 VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington

                              Clinical Psychology Doctoral Internship (APA Accredited)

                              Training Director: Stephen McCutcheon, PhD

 

2009                 University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

                              BS in Psychology, Magna Cum Laude

                              Minor: Spanish

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

2019 – Current      MIRECC Investigator

                                   VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

                                   VISN 20 Northwest Network Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center

2019 – Current     Acting Assistant Professor

                                  University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

                                  Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

 

2018 – Current     Staff Psychologist

                                  VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

                                  Outpatient Mental Health

 

2018 – 2019         Acting Lecturer/Senior Fellow

                                  University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

                                  Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

 

2018 – 2018         Graduate Psychologist

                                   VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

                                   Outpatient Mental Health

 

2015 – 2016         Assistant Director – Anxiety Specialty Clinic

                                  Anxiety and Behavioral Health Clinic, Tallahassee, FL

 

2011 – 2016         Anxiety/Mood Disorders Specialist                                 

                                  Anxiety and Behavioral Health Clinic, Tallahassee, FL

HONORS & AWARDS

2021                   Outstanding Research Achievement Award, Psychology Service, VA Puget Sound

2020                   James Beysner Early Career Award for Distinguished Contributions – Association of VA Psychologist Leaders

2018                   Arthur W. Melton Early Achievement Award - APA Division 19

2015                   Russell and Eugenia Morcom Career Development Award

2015                   FSU Graduate School Dissertation Research Award

2012 – 2016      FSU Psychology Department Graduate Student Research Development Awards

2012 – 2016      FSU Congress of Graduate Students Conference Presentation Grants

2011                   FSU Congress of Graduate Students Conference Attendance Grant

2008                   Phi Beta Kappa

2005 – 2009      Dean’s List, University of Washington

GRANT FUNDING

2021 – 2023      National Institutes of Health R21 (R21MH123840)  

User-centered Design and Evaluation of a Virtual Human Patient to Improve Safety Planning Skills

Role on Project: Principal Investigator

Co-Investigators: Greg Reger, PhD; Mark Reger, PhD; Albert Rizzo, PhD; Thomas Talbot, MD; Jennifer June, MS; David Kapelle, MA

Total Costs: $358,704

 

2020 – 2022      Department of Defense Military Suicide Research Consortium (W81XWH-10-2-0181)  

Conceptual Design of a Virtual Standardized Patient for Suicide Safety Planning in the Department of Defense

Role on Project: Principal Investigator

Co-Investigators: Greg Reger, PhD; Mark Reger, PhD

Total Costs: $80,308

 

2021 – 2025      VA Rehabilitation Research & Development (RR&D) IIR (I01 RX003503)

Randomized Trial of Prolonged Exposure (PE) vs. PE with PE Coach Among Veterans with PTSD

Role on Project: Co-Investigator

Principal Investigator: Greg Reger, PhD

Total Costs: $1.19M

2017 – 2019      VA Puget Sound Healthcare System Research & Development Seed Grant

Pilot Trial of a Computerized Treatment for Mental Health Symptoms in Primary Care

Role on Project: Principal Investigator

Co-Investigators: Greg Reger, PhD; Keren Lehavot, PhD

Total Costs: $45,000

PEER-REVIEWED SCIENTIFIC MANUSCRIPTS

  1. Reger, G. M., , Gramlich, M. A., & Buchman, J. M. (in press). Virtual standardized patients for mental health education. .

  2. O’Bryan, E. M., McLeish, A. C., Norr, A. M., Davies, C. D., Ely, S., Bass, Z., Capron, D. W., Schmidt, N. B., & Jastrowski Mano, K. E. (in press). A randomized controlled trial evaluating the efficacy of a brief computerized anxiety sensitivity reduction intervention for health anxiety.

  3. Reger, G. M., Harned, M., Stevens, E. S., Porter, S., Nguyen, J., & (in press). Mobile applications may be the future of veteran mental health support but do veterans know yet? A survey of app knowledge and use. .

  4. Gramlich, M. A., Smolenski, D. J., , Rothbaum, B. O., Rizzo, A. A., Andrasik, F., Fantelli, E., & Reger, G. M. (in press). Psychophysiology during exposure to trauma memories: Comparative effects of virtual reality and imaginal exposure for posttraumatic stress disorder. .

  5. Bourassa, K. J., Hendrickson, R. C., Reger, G. M., & Norr, A. M. (2021). PTSD treatment effects on cardiovascular physiology: A systematic review and research agenda. Journal of Traumatic Stress. doi: 10.1002/jts.22637

  6. Caulfield, N. M., Martin, R. L., Smith, N. S., Karnick, A. T, , & Capron, D. W. (in press). A preliminary assessment of the link between anxiety sensitivity and suicidal ideation through dissociative symptoms.

  7. Reger, G. M., , Rizzo, A. A., Sylvers, P., Peltan, J., Fischer, D. Porter, S., & Baer, J. (2021). Virtual Standardized Patients vs Academic Training for Learning Motivational Interviewing Skills in the US Department of Veterans Affairs and the US Military: A Randomized Trial. JAMA Network Open, 3, e2017948. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.17948

  8. Caulfield, N. M., Martin, R. L., Norr, A. M., & Capron, D. W. (2021). The association between posttraumatic stress symptoms and anxiety sensitivity in a college sample. Psychological Reports. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0033294120948227

  9. Stevens, E. S., Bourassa, K. J., Norr, A. M., & Reger, G. M. (2021). PTSD symptom cluster structure in prolonged exposure and virtual reality exposure. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 34, 287-297. doi: 10.1002/jts.22602

  10. Norr, A. M., Katz, A. C., Nguyen, J. L., Lehavot, K., Schmidt, N. B., & Reger, G. M. (2020). Pilot trial of a transdiagnostic computerized anxiety sensitivity treatment Among VA primary care patients. Psychiatry Research, 293, 113394. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2020.113394

  11. Katz, A. C., , Buck, B., Fantelli, E., Koenen-Woods, P., Zetocha, K., Smolenski, D. J., Holloway, K., Rothbaum, B. O., Difede, J., Rizzo, A., Stewart, A., Skopp, N., Mishkind, M., Gahm, G., Reger, G. M., & Andrasik, F. (2020). Changes in physiological reactivity in response to the trauma-memory during prolonged exposure and virtual reality exposure therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder. , , 756–764. doi: 10.1037/tra0000567

  12. Reger, G. M., , , & Buck, B. (2020). .

  13. Bourassa, K. J., Stevens, E., Katz, A. C., Rothbaum, B. O., Reger, G. M., & Norr, A. M. (2020). The impact of exposure therapy on resting heart rate and heart rate reactivity among active duty soldiers with PTSD. Psychosomatic Medicine, 82, 108-114. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000758

  14. Bourassa, K. J., Edwards-Steward, A., Smolenski, D. J., Campbell, S. B., Reger, G. M., & Norr, A. M. (2020). The impact of prolonged exposure therapy on social support and PTSD symptoms. Journal of Affective Disorders, 260, 410-417. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2019.09.036

  15. Shulman, G. P., Buck, B. E., Gahm, G. A., Reger, G. M., & Norr, A. M. (2019). Effectiveness of the intent to complete and intent to attend intervention to predict and prevent soldier PTSD treatment drop out. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 32, 784-790. doi: 10.1002/jts.22427

  16. Reger, G. M., Smolenski, D., Edwards-Stewart, A., Skopp, N. A., Rizzo, A. A., & (2019). Does virtual reality increase simulator sickness during VR exposure therapy for PTSD? ,, 859-861. doi:10.1089/tmj.2018.0175

  17. Reger, G. M., , Smolenski, D. J., , & (2019). Lifetime trauma exposure among those with combat-related PTSD: Psychiatric risk among U.S. military personnel. , , 309-314. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2019.06.033

  18. Norr, A. M., Bourassa, K. J., Stevens, E. S., Hawrilenko, M. J., Michael, S. T., & Reger, G. M. (2019). Relationship between change in in-vivo exposure distress and PTSD symptoms during exposure therapy for active duty soldiers. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 116, 133-137. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychires.2019.06.013

  19. Buck, B. E., Norr, A. M., Katz, A. C., & Reger, G. M. (2019). Reductions in psychotic-like experiences during exposure therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder. Psychiatry Research, 272, 190-195. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2018.12.022

  20. Reger, G. M., Smolenski, D. J., , Katz, A. C., , & Rothbaum, B. O. (2019). Does virtual reality increase emotional engagement during exposure for PTSD? Subjective distress during prolonged and virtual reality exposure therapy. , 75-81. doi:10.1016/j.janxdis.2018.06.001

  21. Norr, A. M., Smolenski, D. J., & Reger, G. M. (2018). Effects of prolonged exposure and virtual reality exposure on suicidal ideation in active duty soldiers: An examination of potential mechanisms. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 103, 69-74. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychires.2018.05.009

  22. Boffa, J. W., , Tock, J. L., Amir, N., & Schmidt, N. B. (2018). Development of the Interpretation Bias Index for PTSD. , , 720-734 doi:10.1007/s10608-018-9915-8

  23. Norr, A. M., Smolenski, D. J., Katz, A. C., Rizzo, A. A., Rothbaum, B. O., Difede, J., Koenen-Woods, P., Reger, M. A., & Reger, G. M. (2018). Virtual reality exposure versus prolonged exposure for PTSD: Which treatment for whom? Depression and Anxiety, 35, 523–529. doi:10.1002/da.22751

  24. Norr, A. M., Allan, N. P., Reger, G. M., & Schmidt, N. B. (2018). Exploring the pathway from anxiety sensitivity intervention to suicide risk reduction: Chained mediation through anxiety and depressive symptoms. Journal of Affective Disorders, 231, 27-31. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2018.01.015

  25. Mathes, B. M., , Allan, N. P., Albanese, B. J., & Schmidt, N. B. (2018). Cyberchondria: Overlap with health anxiety and unique relations with impairment, quality of life, and service utilization. , , 204-211. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2018.01.002

  26. Albanese, B. J., Macatee, R. J., Allan, N. P., Short, N. A., , & Schmidt, N. B. (2018). Interactive effects of anxiety sensitivity and attentional control on post-traumatic stress in community and clinical populations. , , 1-14. doi:10.1080/00332747.2017.1309867

  27. Mishkind, M. C., , Katz, A. C., & Reger, G. M. (2017). Review of virtual reality in psychiatry: Evidence vs. current diffusion and practice. , 80-88. doi:10.1007/s11920-017-0836-0

  28. Norr, A. M., Gibby, B. A., Fuller, K. L., Portero, A. K., & Schmidt, N. B. (2017). Online dissemination of the Cognitive Anxiety Sensitivity Treatment (CAST) using Craigslist: A pilot study. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 41, 600-609. doi:10.1007/s10608-017-9834-0

  29. Capron, D. W., ., Albanese, B. J., & Schmidt, N. B. (2017). Fear reactivity to cognitive dyscontrol via novel head-mounted display perceptual illusion exercises. , , 138-143. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2017.03.068

  30. Short, N. A., Boffa, J. W., , Albanese, B. J., Allan, N. P., & Schmidt, N. B. (2017) Randomized clinical trial investigating the direct and indirect effects of an anxiety sensitivity intervention on posttraumatic stress symptoms: A replication and extension. , 296–303. doi:10.1002/jts.22194

  31. Schmidt, N. B.,, Allan, N. P., Raines, A. M., & Capron, D. W. (2017). A randomized clinical trial targeting anxiety sensitivity for patients with suicidal ideation., , 596–610. doi:10.1037/ccp0000195

  32. Short, N. A., , , & Schmidt, N. B. (2017).Acceptability of a brief computer-based intervention targeting anxiety sensitivity cognitive concerns, , 250-274. doi:10.1080/16506073.2016.1232748

  33. Norr, A. M., Gibby, B. A., & Schmidt, N. B. (2017). Is computerized psychoeducation sufficient to reduce anxiety sensitivity in an at-risk sample?: A randomized trial. Journal of Affective Disorders, 212, 48-55. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2017.01.032

  34. Capron, D. W., , Allan, N. P., & Schmidt, N. B. (2017). Combined "top-down" and "bottom-up" intervention for anxiety sensitivity: Development and pilot randomized trial. , 75-82. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2016.11.003

  35. Boffa, J. W., Stanley, I. H., Hom, M. A., , Joiner, T. E., & Schmidt, N. B. (2017). PTSD symptoms and suicidal thoughts and behaviors among firefighters. , 277-283. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychires.2016.10.014

  36. Short, N. A., , Mathes, B. M., Oglesby, M. E., & Schmidt, N. B. (2016). An examination of the specific associations between facets of emotion dysregulation and posttraumatic stress symptom clusters. , , 783-791. doi:10.1007/s10608‑016‑9787‑8

  37. Boffa, J. W., , Raines, A. M., Albanese, B. J., Short, N. A., & Schmidt, N. B. (2016). Anxiety sensitivity prospectively predicts posttraumatic stress symptoms following a campus shooting. , , 367–376. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2016.02.006

  38. Norr, A. M., Allan, N. P., Macatee, R. J., Capron, D. W., & Schmidt, N. B. (2016). The role of anxiety sensitivity cognitive concerns in suicidal ideation: A test of the Depression-Distress Amplification Model in clinical outpatients. Psychiatry Research, 238, 74-80. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2016.02.016

  39. Macatee, R. J., Allan, N. P., Gajewska, A., , Raines, A. M, Albanese, B., Boffa, J., Schmidt, N. B., & Cougle, J. R. (2016). Shared and distinct cognitive/affective mechanisms in intrusive cognition: An examination of worry and obsessions. , 80-91. doi:10.1007/s10608-015-9714-4

  40. Norr, A. M., Albanese, B. J., Boffa, J. W., Short, N. A., & Schmidt, N. B. (2016). The relationship between gender and PTSD symptoms: Anxiety sensitivity as a mechanism. Personality and Individual Differences, 90, 210-213. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2015.11.014

  41. Allan, N. P., , Macatee, R. J., Gajewska, A., & Schmidt, N. B. (2015). Interactive effects of anxiety sensitivity and emotion regulation on anxiety symptoms. , , 663-672. doi:10.1007/s10862-015-9484-z

  42. Norr, A. M., Oglesby, M. E., Raines, A. M., Macatee, R. J., Allan, N. P., & Schmidt, N. B. (2015). Relationships between cyberchondria and obsessive-compulsive symptom dimensions. Psychiatry Research, 230, 441-446. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2015.09.034

  43. Allan, N. P., , Boffa, J. W., , Raines, A. M., & Schmidt, N. B. (2015). Examining the unique relations between anxiety sensitivity factors and suicidal ideation and past suicide attempts. , , 441-447. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2015.05.066

  44. Macatee, R. J., Sarawgi, S., , Oglesby, M. E., Lejuez, C. W., & Cougle, J. R. (2015). Behavioral assessment of risk-taking under uncertain threat: Associations with affect and pain tolerance,, 256-260. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2015.08.019

  45. Albanese, B. J., , Capron, D. W., Zvolensky, M. J., & Schmidt, N. B. (2015). Panic symptoms and elevated suicidal ideation and behaviors among trauma exposed individuals: Moderating effects of post-traumatic stress disorder. , , 42-48. doi:10.1016/j.comppsych.2015.05.006

  46. Allan, N. P., Macatee, R. J., , Raines, A. M., & Schmidt, N. B. (2015). Relations between common and specific factors of anxiety sensitivity and distress tolerance and fear, distress, and alcohol and substance use disorders, , 81-89. doi:10.1016/j.janxdis.2015.05.002

  47. Norr, A. M., Albanese, B. J., Allan, N. P., & Schmidt, N. B. (2015). Anxiety sensitivity as a mechanism for gender discrepancies in anxiety and mood symptoms. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 62, 101-107. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychires.2015.01.014

  48. Allan, N. P., , Capron, D. W., Raines, A. M., Zvolensky, M. J., & Schmidt, N. B. (2015). Specific associations between anxiety sensitivity dimensions and fear and distress dimensions of emotional distress disorders,, 67-78. doi:10.1007/s10862-014-9437-y

  49. Norr, A. M., Allan, N. P., Boffa, J. W., Raines, A. M., & Schmidt, N. B. (2015). Validation of the Cyberchondria Severity Scale (CSS): Replication and extension with bifactor modeling. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 31, 58-64. doi:10.1016/j.janxdis.2015.02.001

  50. Allan, N. P., Albanese, B. J., , Zvolensky, M. J., & Schmidt, N. B. (2015). Effects of anxiety sensitivity on alcohol problems: Evaluating chained mediation through generalized anxiety, depression, and drinking motives. ,260-268. doi:10.1111/add.12739

  51. Norr, A. M., Albanese, B. J., Oglesby, M. E., Allan, N. P., & Schmidt, N. B. (2015). Anxiety sensitivity and intolerance of uncertainty as potential risk factors for cyberchondria. Journal of Affective Disorders, 174, 64-69. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2014.11.023

  52. Allan, N. P., Raines, A. M., Capron, D. W., , Zvolensky, M. J., & Schmidt, N. B. (2014). Identification of anxiety sensitivity classes and clinical cut-scores in a sample of adult smokers: Results from a factor mixture model. , , 696-703. doi:10.1016/j.janxdis.2014.07.006

  53. Allan, N. P., Macatee, R. J., , & Schmidt, N. B. (2014). Direct and interactive effects of distress tolerance and anxiety sensitivity on generalized anxiety and depression. , , 530-540. doi:10.1007/s10608-014-9623-y

  54. Norr, A. M., Allan, N. P., Macatee, R. J., Keough, M. E., & Schmidt, N. B. (2014). Effects of a computerized anxiety sensitivity intervention on anxiety, depression, and worry: Mediation through affect tolerances. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 59, 12-19. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2014.05.011

  55. Norr, A. M., Capron, D. W., & Schmidt, N. B. (2014).  Medical information seeking: Impact on risk for anxiety psychopathology. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 45, 402-407. doi:10.1016/j.jbtep.2014.04.003

  56. Capron, D. W., Allan, N. P., , Zvolensky, M. J., & Schmidt, N. B. (2014). The effect of successful and unsuccessful smoking cessation on short-term depression, anxiety, and suicidality.

  57. Capron, D. W., , Zvolensky, M. J., & Schmidt, N. B. (2014). Prospective evaluation of the effect of an anxiety sensitivity intervention on suicidality among smokers. , , 72-82.doi:10.1080/16506073.2013.777466

  58. Schmidt, N. B., , & Korte, K. J. (2014). Panic disorder and agoraphobia: Considerations for DSM-V. , , 57-66. doi:10.1177/1049731512474490

  59. Norr, A. M., Oglesby, M. E., Capron, D. W., Raines, A. M., Korte, K. J., & Schmidt, N. B. (2013). Evaluating the Unique Contribution of Intolerance of Uncertainty Relative to Other Cognitive Vulnerability Factors in Anxiety Psychopathology. Journal of Affective Disorders, 151, 136-142. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2013.05.063

  60. Capron, D. W., , Macatee, R. J., & Schmidt, N. B. (2013).Distress tolerance and anxiety sensitivity cognitive concerns: Testing the incremental contributions of affect dysregulation constructs on suicidal ideation and suicide attempt. , 44, 349-358. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2012.12.002

  61. Capron, D. W., , & Schmidt, N. B. (2013).Risk of co-occurring psychopathology: A test of expectancy theory. , , doi:10.1016/j.janxdis.2012.10.011

  62. Oglesby, M. E., Medley, A. N., Norr, A. M., Capron, D. W., Korte, K. J., & Schmidt, N. B. (2013). Intolerance of uncertainty as a vulnerability factor for hoarding behaviors. Journal of Affective Disorders, 145, 227-231. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2012.08.003

  63. Schmidt, N. B., Buckner, J. D., Pusser, A., Woolaway-Bickel, K., Preston, J. L., & (2012). Randomized controlled trial of false safety behavior elimination therapy (F-SET): A unified cognitive behavioral treatment for anxiety psychopathology. , , 518-532.doi:10.1016/j.beth.2012.02.004

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Schmidt, N. B, Korte, K. J., , Keough, M. E., & Timpano, K. R. (2014). Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia. In P. Emmelkamp & T. Ehring (Eds.), . (pp. 321-356). Chichester, UK. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  2. Schmidt, N. B., Korte, K. J., , Keough, M. E. (2013). Panic Disorder. In S. Hoffman (Ed),. (pp. 917-939). New York: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

PROFESSIONAL ORAL PRESENTATIONS (NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL)

  1. Raines, A. M., , Chambliss, J. L., Walton, J. L., True, J. G., Franklin, C. L., & Schmidt, N. B. (2020, November). . In A. M. Raines & C. A. Gutner (Chairs), Transdiagnostic Treatment Approaches to Improving Access and Outcomes among Veterans. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Virtual Meeting.

  2. Norr, A. M., Katz, A. C., Nguyen, J. L., Schmidt, N. B., & Reger, G. M. (2020, November). Pilot trial of a transdiagnostic Internet-based intervention for anxiety sensitivity among VA primary care patients. In G. M. Reger (Chair), Preliminary Results from Trauma and Anxiety Technology Interventions for Veterans. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Virtual Meeting.

  3. Reger, G., Zoellner, L., Kletke, M., Stevens, E., (2020, November). . In G. M. Reger (Chair), Preliminary Results from Trauma and Anxiety Technology Interventions for Veterans. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Virtual Meeting.

  4. O’Bryan, E. M., McLeish, A. C., , Ely, S., Bass, Z., Davies, C. D., Capron, D. W., Schmidt, N. B., & Jastrowski Mano, K. E. (2020, March). . In E. M. O’Bryan and C. M. Luberto (Chairs), Transdiagnostic risk factors and health-related anxiety in medical and non-medical populations. Paper submitted for presentation at the 54th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

  5. Norr, A. M., Allan, N. P., & Schmidt, N. B. (2016, November). The effects of a computerized anxiety sensitivity intervention on health anxiety. In E. M. O’Bryan and A. C. McLeish (Chairs), Recent advances in the study of health anxiety. Symposium conducted at the annual conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

  6. Capron, D. W., , Allan, N. P., & Schmidt, N. B. (2016, November). . In J. Kuckertz (Chair), Understanding and enhancing patient engagement in cognitive bias modification interventions. Symposium conducted at the annual conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

  7. Norr, A. M., Oglesby, M. E., & Schmidt, N. B. (2015, November). Computerized anxiety sensitivity intervention effects on social anxiety symptoms: Intolerance of uncertainty as a moderator. In R. J. Jacoby (chair), Intolerance of uncertainty: A transdiagnostic perspective through different research paradigms. Symposium conducted at the annual conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

  8. Allan, N. P., , Oglesby, M. E., & Schmidt, N. B. (2015, November). . Submitted in N. P. Allan (Chair), Psychosocial considerations in interventions for transdiagnostic risk factors of anxiety. Symposium conducted at the annual conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

  9. Norr, A. M., Albanese, B. J., & Schmidt, N. B. (2014, December). The relationship between gender and PTSD: Anxiety sensitivity as a mechanism. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Special Operations Medical Association Scientific Assembly, Tampa, Florida.

  10. Albanese, B. J., , & Schmidt, N. B. (2014, December). . Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Special Operations Medical Association Scientific Assembly, Tampa, FL.

  11. Capron, D. W., , & Schmidt, N. B. (2014, November). Fearful reactivity to perceptual illusion challenges: A novel interoceptive exposure paradigm for anxiety sensitivity cognitive concerns? In L. J. Dixon (Chair), . Symposium conducted at the annual conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

  12. Capron, D. W., Allan, N. P., , Zvolensky, M. J., & Schmidt, N. B. (2013, November). Short-term changes in anxiety, depression, and suicidality after successful or unsuccessful smoking cessation. In K. M. Avallone and A. C. McLeish (Chairs), . Symposium conducted at the annual conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.

  13. Norr, A. M., Capron, D. W., Korte, K. J., Medley, A. N., & Schmidt, N. B. (2013, July). Health anxiety, medical information seeking, and anxiety sensitivity. In K. Korte (Chair), Novel findings in anxiety sensitivity research. Symposium conducted at the triennial meeting of the World Congress of Cognitive and Behavior Therapies, Lima, Peru.

  14. Capron, D. W., Medley, A. N., Korte, K. K., , & Schmidt, N. B. (2013, July). Interpretation bias modification for anxiety sensitivity: Pilot results. In K. Korte (Chair), . Symposium conducted at the triennial meeting of the World Congress of Cognitive and Behavior Therapies, Lima, Peru.

PROFESSIONAL POSTER PRESENTATIONS

  1. Norr, A. M., Bourassa, K. J., Stevens, E. S., Hawrilenko, M. J., Michael, S. T., & Reger, G. M. (2019, June). Relationship between change in in-vivo exposure distress and PTSD symptoms during exposure therapy for active duty soldiers. Poster presented at the biennial VA Puget Sound Healthcare System Mental Health Service Line Research Day, Seattle, WA.

  2. Bourassa, K. J., Stevens, E. S., Katz, A., Rothbaum, B. O., Reger, G. M. & Norr, A. M. (2019, June). The impact of exposure therapy on resting heart rate and heart rate reactivity among active duty soldiers with PTSD. Poster presented at the biennial VA Puget Sound Healthcare System Mental Health Service Line Research Day, Seattle, WA.

  3. Stevens, E. S., Bourassa, K. J., Norr, A. M., & Reger, G. M. (2019, June). PTSD symptom cluster structure in prolonged exposure and virtual reality exposure. Poster presented at the biennial VA Puget Sound Healthcare System Mental Health Service Line Research Day, Seattle, WA.

  4. Caulfield, N., Martin, R. L., , & Capron, D. W. (2019, April). . Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Association of Suicidology, Denver, CO.

  5. Norr, A. M., Smolenski, D. J., Katz, A. C., Rizzo, A. A., Rothbaum, B. O., Difede, J., Koenen-Woods, P., Reger, M. A., & Reger, G. M. (2018, November). Virtual reality exposure vs. prolonged exposure for PTSD: Which treatment for whom? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Washington, D.C.

  6. Landrum, S. S., Michael, S. T., & (2018, November). . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Washington, D.C.

  7. Shulman, G., Norr, A. M., & Reger, G. M. (2018, November). Measuring intent to return may reduce exposure therapy dropout in active duty soldiers. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Washington, D.C.

  8. Reger, G. M., , Buck, B. & Zoellner, L. A. (2018, November). . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Washington, D.C.

  9. Norr, A. M., Smolenski, D. J., & Reger, G. M. (2018, October). Effects of exposure therapy on suicidal ideation among military personnel with PTSD. Poster presented at the annual VA Puget Sound Patient Safety Fair.

  10. Norr, A. M., Smolenski, D. J., & Reger, G. M. (2018, May). Effects of prolonged exposure and virtual reality exposure on suicidal ideation in active duty soldiers. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of VA Psychologist Leaders, San Antonio, TX.

  11. Norr, A. M., Moradi, S., Allan, N. P., Reger, G. M., & Schmidt, N. B. (2017, November). Indirect effects of computerized anxiety sensitivity treatment on suicidal ideation: Chained mediation through anxiety and depressive symptoms. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, CA.

  12. Norr, A. M., Smolenski, D. J., Katz, A. C., & Reger, G. M. (2017, June). Virtual reality exposure vs. prolonged exposure for PTSD: Which treatment for whom? Poster presented at the biennial VA Puget Sound Healthcare System Mental Health Service Line Research Day, Seattle, WA.

  13. Norr, A. M., Gibby, B. A., Fuller, K. L., Portero, A. K., & Schmidt, N. B. (2016, November). Online dissemination of the Cognitive Anxiety Sensitivity Treatment (CAST) using Craigslist. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

  14. Fuller, K. L., Portero, A. K., Norr, A. M., & Schmidt, N. B. (2016, November). Computerized CBT and days of perceived illness reduction through anxiety sensitivity. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

  15. Boffa, J. W., , Short, N. A., Amir, N., & Schmidt, N. B. (2016, November). . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

  16. Short, N. A., , , & Schmidt, N. B. (2016, November). . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

  17. Pizzino, G., Norr, A. M., & Schmidt, N. B. (2016, April). Dissociation exposure and anxiety sensitivity. Poster presented at the annual Florida State University Undergraduate Research Day, Tallahassee, FL.

  18. Gibson, M., Pizzino, G., Norr, A. M., & Schmidt, N. B. (2016, April). Anxiety sensitivity as a predictor of self-rated health. Poster presented at the annual Florida State University Undergraduate Research Day, Tallahassee, FL.

  19. Norr, A. M., Boffa, J. W., Allan, N. P., & Schmidt, N. B. (2015, November). The effects of a computerized anxiety sensitivity intervention on cyberchondria. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

  20. Boffa, J. W., , Raines, A. M., Albanese, B. J., Short, N. A., & Schmidt, N. B. (2015, November). Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

  21. Albanese, B. J., Allan, N. P., Boffa, J. W., Short, N. A., Oglesby, M. E., , , & Schmidt, N. B. (2015, November). Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

  22. Boffa, J. W., , Raines, A. M., Albanese, B. J., Short, N. A., & Schmidt, N. B. (2015, April). Anxiety sensitivity prospectively predicts post-traumatic stress symptoms after a campus shooting. Poster presented at the annual Florida State University Graduate Research Day, Tallahassee, FL.

  23. Norr, A. M., & Schmidt, N. B. (2015, April). Dissociation and anxiety sensitivity: A new challenge paradigm. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Miami, FL.

  24. Capron, D. W., , & Schmidt, N. B. (2015, April). . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Miami, FL.

  25. Allan, N. P., Macatee, R. J., , Raines, A. M., & Schmidt, N. B. (2015, April). . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Miami, FL.

  26. Boffa, J. W., , Albanese, B. J., Oglesby, M. E., Short, N. J. & Schmidt, N. B. (2015, April)..Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Miami, FL.

  27. Albanese, B. J., , Boffa, J. W., Allan, N. P. & Schmidt, N. B. (2015, April). . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Miami, FL.

  28. Norr, A. M., & Schmidt, N. B. (2014, November). An anxiety sensitivity cognitive concerns intervention: Psychoeducation without interoceptive exposure. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

  29. Durmaz, D. A., Norr, A. M., Short, N. A., & Schmidt, N. B. (2014, November). An examination of the relationship between perceived self-efficacy and symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

  30. Albanese, B. J., Allan, N. P., , Capron, D. W., Zvolensky, M. J., & Schmidt, N. B. (2014, November). .Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

  31. Norr, A. M., Allan, N. P., Capron, D. W., Raines, A. M., Zvolensky, M. J., & Schmidt, N. B. (2014, March). Hierarchical model of emotional distress disorders: Relations with anxiety sensitivity subfactors.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Chicago, IL.

  32. Saracino, V. N., Norr, A. M., & Schmidt, N. B. (2014, February). Discomfort intolerance in the prediction of negative affect in response to a behavioral challenge. Poster presented at the annual Florida Undergraduate Research Conference, Miami, FL.

  33. Norr, A. M., Capron, D. W., & Schmidt, N. B. (2013, November). Anxiety sensitivity and medical information seeking: An experimental investigation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, Tennessee.

  34. Oglesby, M. E., , , Raines, A. M., Capron, D. W., Korte, K. J., & Schmidt, N. B. (2013, November). . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, Tennessee.

  35. Capron, D. W., Allan, N. P., , Zvolensky, M. J., & Schmidt, N. B. (2013, November). . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, Tennessee.

  36. Norr, A. M., Capron, D. W., & Schmidt, N. B. (2013, July). A test of expectancy theory: Anxiety sensitivity and co-occurring psychopathology. Poster presented at the triennial meeting of the World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies, Lima, Peru.

  37. Norr, A. M., Oglesby, M. E., Capron, D. W., Raines, A. M., & Schmidt, N. B. (2013, April). Intolerance of uncertainty: Comparison with other vulnerability factors across anxiety disorders. Poster presented at the annual Florida State University Graduate Research Day, Tallahassee, FL.

  38. Chavarria, J., , & Taylor, J. (2013, April). . Poster presented at the annual Florida State University Graduate Research Day, Tallahassee, FL.

  39. Norr, A. M., Oglesby, M. E., Capron, D. W., Raines, A. M., Korte, K. J., & Schmidt, N. B. (2013, April). Intolerance of uncertainty and other transdiagnostic vulnerability factors in social anxiety and worry. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, La Jolla, CA.

  40. Bontempo, A. C., Capron, D. W., Medley, A. N., Korte, K. J., Norr, A. M., & Schmidt, N. B. (2013, April). The role of indecisiveness across OCD symptoms. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, La Jolla, CA.

  41. Norr, A. M., Capron, D. W., & Schmidt, N. B. (2012, November). Low anxiety sensitivity and the anxiety disorders.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

  42. Oglesby, M. E., Medley, A. N., Norr, A. M., Capron, D. W., Korte, K.J., & Schmidt, N. B. (2012, November). Examination of intolerance of uncertainty as a vulnerability factor in hoarding behaviors. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

  43. Capron, D. W., , Zvolensky, M. J., & Schmidt, N. B. (2012, November). .Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

  44. Norr, A. M., Oglesby, M. E., Capron, D. W., & Schmidt, N. B. (2012, April) Anxiety sensitivity smoking intervention and suicide related outcomes. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Arlington, VA.

  45. Oglesby, M. E., Norr, A. M., Medley, A. N., Capron, D. W., Korte, K.J., & Schmidt, N. B. (2012, April) The association between social anxiety and intolerance of uncertainty. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Arlington, VA.

  46. Cvencek, D., Meltzoff, A. N., Greenwald, A. G., & (2011, March). Poster presented at the annual conference of the inter-Science of Learning Centers, Washington, DC.

  47. Norr, A. M., Cvencek, D., Meltzoff, A. N., & Greenwald, A. G. (2010, May). Implicit and explicit cognition of preschool children. Poster presented at the annual meeting of Northwest Cognition and Memory, Bellingham, WA.

EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE (AD HOC REVIEWS)

Assessment

Behaviour Research and Therapy

Clinical Psychology Review

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Cognitive Therapy and Research

Computers in Human Behavior

Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace

Health Policy and Technology

International Journal of Behavioral Medicine

Journal of Affective Disorders

Journal of Anxiety Disorders

Journal of Clinical Psychology

Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease

Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment

Journal of Technology in Behavioral Science

Physiology and Behavior

Psychiatry Research

Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics

Training and Education in Professional Psychology

TEACHING & TRAINING EXPERIENCE

2020 – Current  Track Lead, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Fellowship

                              VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

 

2020 – Current  Member, Training Committee, Psychology Training Program

                              VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

 

2018 – Current  Faculty Member, MIRECC Advanced Research Fellowship

                              VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

 

2018 – Current  Faculty Member, Mood and Anxiety Disorder Fellowship

                              VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

 

2019 – 2021      Supervisor, Psychiatry Resident CBT Rotation

                              VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

 

2018 – Current  Supervisor, Psychology Interns and Fellows, Clinical & Research

                              VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

 

2016 – 2019      Member, Doctoral Internship Training Seminar Committee

                              VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

 

2016 – 2018      Member, Doctoral Internship Selection Committee

                              VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

 

2017 - Current   Didactic Instructor

                              VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle, WA

 

2016                 Guest Lecturer

                              University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

 

2015 – 2016      Teaching Assistant (2 semesters)

                              Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

 

2011 – 2016      Instructor & Supervisor

                              Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

                              Directed Individual Study (undergraduate-level)

 

2013 – 2015      Guest Lecturer

                              Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

2020 – Current  Section Quality Improvement Lead, Outpatient Mental Health

                              VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

 

2019 – 2021      Member, Outpatient Mental Health Section Group Psychotherapy Committee

                              VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

 

2018 – 2019      Member, Implementation of Measurement Based Care Workgroup

                              VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

 

2018                 Coordinator, PTSD Research Forum

                              VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

 

2017 – 2018      Member, PTSD Outpatient Clinic Patient Engagement Workgroup

                              VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

 

2015 – 2016      Member, FSU Healthy Campus 2020 Mental Health Team

                              Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL    

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Psychological Association (APA)

            Division 19 – Society for Military Psychology

Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)

            Anxiety Disorders Special Interest Group

Association of VA Psychologist Leaders (AVAPL)