Jessica Maura, PhD
Acting Assistant Professor
Jessica Maura, PhD is a Clinical Psychologist and Acting Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine. She earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Miami and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Psychosis Treatment and Recovery at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
Dr. Maura’s research has focused primarily on the impact that culture and other psychosocial factors have on the diagnosis and treatment of Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders, as well as examining the efficacy of culturally adapted interventions for Schizophrenia.
Her interests include the dissemination of evidence-based interventions for severe mental illness (SMI), as well as the impact that family dynamics, trauma, and cultural factors can have on symptom expression and treatment efficacy in SMI populations. Dr. Mauradelivers workshops in CBT for psychosis, provides CBTp treatment at Harborview Medical Center, serves on Harborview’s First Episode Psychosis (FEP) team, and provides specialized screening and assessment of psychosis and psychosis-risk states through the Central Assessment of Psychosis Service (CAPS).