Sarah H. Sperber, Researcher, Writer
Sarah is a research assistant at NYU School of Medicine who studies mindfulness, stress, coping, and the mind-body connection. She enjoys yoga, cooking, reading, watching movies, and spending time with her pets Blueberry (English Bulldog) and Theodosia (leopard gecko).
- BA in Psychology at Columbia University in New York
- Current research assistant at NYU School of Medicine focusing on studies at the intersection of mental and physical health
- Former research assistant at Mount Sinai Psychiatry Department focusing on suicidality and emotion regulation
- Data collection, cleaning, and analysis
- Clinical trial implementation
- Manuscript preparation and editing
- RYT-200 yoga instructor
- Shallcross, A. J., Duberstein, Z. T., Sperber S. H., Visvanathan, P. D., Carmody, J., Spruill, T. M. (In press). An Open Trial of Telephone-Delivered Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: Feasibility, Acceptability, and Preliminary Efficacy for Reducing Depressive Symptoms. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice.
- Shallcross, A. J., Visvanathan, P. D., Sperber, S. H., & Duberstein, Z. T. (2019). Waking up to the problem of sleep: Can mindfulness help? A review of theory and evidence for the effects of mindfulness for sleep. Current Opinion in Psychology, 28, 37-41.
- Sperber, S. (2016). Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication in Psychotherapy (Book Review). Somatic Psychotherapy Today, 6(1), 117.