Jennifer A. Kahler, Psy.D.


Dr. Kahler received her Doctor of Psychology degree from The George Washington University in 2001, and an undergraduate degree from Northwestern University. She completed her Pre-Doctoral Internship at Cambridge Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Sheppard Pratt Hospital in Baltimore, in the Trauma Services Program. Dr. Kahler has worked as a Psychologist and Clinical Supervisor in a trauma treatment program; as a Psychologist Supervisor in the trauma program at the Washington, DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center; and as the Associate Director of Counseling at New York University in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, where she developed and managed a university counseling center for the 4 year campus. Most recently, she has served as Director of Psychology and Training at a psychiatric hospital in Washington, DC.

Dr. Kahler’s primary areas of clinical expertise are in complex trauma and dissociative disorders, and the assessment and management of suicidality and self-injurious behaviors. Due to her past clinical experiences, she also has an interest in working with international students and veterans. Dr. Kahler has had extensive experience in supervising and training doctoral students in psychology.

Here at Mason, Dr. Kahler is the Director of CAPS and enjoys collaborating with faculty, staff, and departments across campus in order to better serve Mason students.

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