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Peggilee Wupperman, PhD

Professor, Department of Psychology; Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale-New Haven DBT Program


Peggilee Wupperman, PhD, is a Professor of Psychology in the Psychology Doctoral Program at John Jay College of the City University of New York. She is also Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Wupperman is invested in improving the understanding and treatment of individuals with dysregulated emotions and behaviors. With this aim, she developed Mindfulness and Modification Therapy, a transdiagnostic treatment for dysregulated behavior that can be modified to fit clients' specific behaviors and needs. She is the author of the book Treating Impulsive, Addictive, and Self-Destructive Behavior: Mindfulness and Modification Therapy, published through Guilford Press. Her research publications have focused on behavior dysregulation, mindfulness, emotion regulation, emotion processing, and personality disorders. Dr. Wupperman regularly teaches classes and workshops for mental health professionals and trainees. She sees therapy clients through grant-funded clinical trials.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Yale University School of Medicine (2008)
  • Predoctoral Internship
    Yale University School of Medicine (2006)
  • PhD
    University of North Texas, Psychology (2006)
  • MS
    University of North Texas (2003)

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