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Dr. Green is a clinical health psychologist within the Women's Health Concerns Clinic (WHCC) and Consultation Liaison Service, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University. Dr. Green is an active educator within the psychiatry residency program as a CBT module supervisor, as a psychology residency supervisor within the Health Psychology rotation, and as a psychology practicum supervisor. Further, she is the Assistant Director of Clinical Training within the the Department of Psychology graduate program's Research and Clinical Training (RCT) Stream. Dr. Green holds internal (Research Institute) and external (OMHF) research grants that currently support two ongoing RCT's (CBT for perinatal anxiety and CBT for menopausal symptoms). She has disseminated her work widely in the form of published articles, conference presentations and workshops, and has co-authored a book titled: The Cognitive-Behavioral Workbook for Menopause (New Harbinger, 2012).

Featured Publications

Green, S. M., Haber, E, Frey, B. N., & McCabe, R. E. (2015). Cognitive-behavioural group treatment for perinatal anxiety: A pilot study. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 18 (4).

Green, S. M., Key, B. L., & McCabe, R. E. (2015). Cognitive behavioral, behavioral and mindfulness based therapy for menopausal depression: A review Maturitas, 80, 37-47.

Green, S. M., Haber, E., McCabe, R. E., & Soares, C. N. (2013). Cognitive-behavioural group treatment for menopausal symptoms: A pilot study. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 16, 325-332.

Green, S. M., & Bieling, P. J. (2012). Expanding the scope of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy: Evidence for effectiveness in a heterogeneous psychiatric sample. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 19, 174-180.Green, S. M., McCabe, R., & Soares, C. N. (2012).

The cognitive behavioral workbook for menopause: A step by step program for overcoming hot flashes, mood swings, insomnia, depression, anxiety, and other symptoms. New Harbinger Publications. 

Clinical and Research Interests

Integration of cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I)  at the Sleep Medicine Clinic, within the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton. Research program evaluating effectiveness of group treatment protocol and patient needs.

Currently running an RCT on CBT for perinatal anxiety

Currently running an RCT on CBT for menopausal symptoms  

Education

  • Certified in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CACBT) (2008)
  • PhD in Clinical Psychology, University of Regina (2006)
  • Residency: Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON (2005)
  • MA in Psychology, York University (2002)
  • BA (Hons.) in Psychology, University of Regina (1999)

Research Areas

Research interests focus on the development of cognitive and behavioural and mindfulness-based treatment protocols that are tailored to meet the unique needs of specialized patient populations (e.g., perinatal, menopausal). 

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