Sara Becker, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)
Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior
BiographyDr. Becker is an Assistant Professor (Research) at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Staff Psychologist at Rhode Island Hospital. She is a supervisor in the Adolescent Mood and Stress Clinic, and a Consulting Psychologist for substance use services at the Rhode Island Training School.
Dr. Becker received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 2009 from Duke University. She completed her residency at Harvard Medical School's McLean Hospital and her postdoctoral fellowship at Brown University's Center for Alcohol and Addictions Studies. Prior to her graduate work, Dr. Becker worked as a strategy consultant with Boston Consulting Group, where she learned marketing principles to optimize demand for healthcare products. Building upon her experiences as a researcher, clinician, and consultant, Dr. Becker's research focuses on effective strategies to increase demand for evidence-based practice by parents of adolescents with depression, substance use, and other mental health concerns.