Natalie Cort, PhD
Natalie Cort. PhD, is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Senior Instructor of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). Her clinical, educational, and research expertise is in brief evidence-based psychiatric treatments, particularly among trauma-exposed adults with anxiety and mood disorders. Dr. Cort's expertise also extends to mental health disparities and she has conducted studies examining racial/ethnic disparities in child abuse reporting, depressed African American women's psychiatric treatment experiences, and high-risk sexual behaviors among trauma-exposed African American women. Dr. Cort is a research grade diagnostician and has been a co-investigator, consultant, and therapist on NIH/SAMSHA-funded clinical trials. She has also developed interpersonal psychotherapy and motivational interviewing interventions for trauma-exposed women. Dr. Cort currently provides consultation and training in the US Department of Veterans Affairs IPT for Depression Training Program.