Dr. Kim Penberthy
University of Virginia ..
Dr. Penberthy attended Wake Forest University and obtained a bachelor’s degree in
psychology and biology. She obtained a master’s degree in experimental psychology
from Wake Forest University in 1992. Dr. Penberthy collaborated in research
conducted at the UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Alcohol Studies, in the Medical
School, and then at the Cancer Research Center at Duke University. She then
completed her Ph.D. in Clinical psychology at VCU in Richmond , VA , working
under the mentorship of Dr. Jim McCullough, the developer of CBASP, a proven
effective treatment for chronic depression. She is still involved in CBASP
research and education, and is on the national faculty for the CBASP National
Training Program, Inc., which conducts national and international training for
clinicians and physicians.