Noah Berman

noah berman


Assistant Professor 
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Fields: Clinical psychology; obsessive compulsive disorder and related conditions (e.g., body dysmorphia; trichotillomania); cognitive-behavioral therapy

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  • Research Methods in Psychology (PSYC 201)
  • Abnormal Psychology (PSYC 229)
  • Processes in Psychotherapy Seminar (PSYC 399)


Selected Publications

Berman, N. C. (in press). Treating taboo or forbidden thoughts: Integrating mindfulness, acceptance and emotion regulation into an exposure-based intervention. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy.

Wilhelm, S., Berman, N. C., Small, B., Porth, R., Geller, D., & Storch, E. (2018). D-cycloserine augmentation of cognitive behavior therapy for pediatric OCD: Predictors and moderators of outcome. Journal of Affective Disorders, 241, 454-460.

Berman, N. C., Shaw, A. M., Curley, E. E., & Wilhelm, S. (2018). Emotion regulation and obsessive-compulsive phenomena in youth. Journal of Obsessive and Compulsive Related Disorders, 19, 44-49.

Berman, N. C., Shaw, A., & Wilhelm, S. (2018). Emotion regulation in patients with obsessive compulsive disorder: Unique effects for those with “taboo thoughts.” Cognitive Therapy and Research, 42, 674-685.

Berman, N. C., Wilver, N., & Wilhelm, S. (2018). My child’s thoughts frighten me: Maladaptive effects associated with parents’ interpretation and management of children’s intrusive thoughts. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 61, 87-96.

Berman, N. C., Jacoby, R. J., Sullivan, A., Hoepnner, S., Micco, J., & Wilhelm, S. (2018). Parent-level risk factors for children’s obsessive beliefs, interpretation biases, and obsessive-compulsive symptoms: A cross-sectional examination. Journal of Obsessive and Compulsive Related Disorders, 18, 8-17.

Fang, A., Berman, N. C., Chen, J., & Zakhary, L. (2018). Treating postpartum obsessive-compulsive disorder: Diagnostic and cultural considerations. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 26(2), 82-29.



Selected Awards

2013-2017 "Cognitive Biases in OCD: Mechanisms of Generational Transmission." International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation. Role: PI. 

2014-2016 "Differential Effect of Positive and Negative Mood on OCD Treatment Response." Charles A. King Postdoctoral Fellowship and Harold Whitworth Pierce Charitable Trust. Role: PI.

2014-2016 "Effect of Depression on Exposure Response in OCD: Mechanisms Underlying Threat Perception and Habituation." Kaplen Fellowship in Depression at Harvard Medical School. Role: PI.

2013-2016 "Risk and Resilience Factors Associated with Cognitive Biases in OCD." Livingston Award for Young Investigators at Harvard Medical School. Role: PI.