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David H Klemanski, PsyD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry; Director of Training, Doctoral Internship in Clinical and Community Psychology, Psychiatry; Director, Division of Quality and Innovation, Adult Psychiatry; Director, Psychological Assessment Service, Psychiatry; Director of Psychology Continuing Education, Psychiatry

Contact Information

David H Klemanski, PsyD, MPH

Mailing Address

  • Yale School of Medicine

    Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital, 184 Liberty Street

    New Haven, CT 06519

    United States



Dr. Klemanski is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University. He is also the director of the Psychological Assessment Service for Yale-New Haven Hospital and co-director of the Division of Quality and Innovation at Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital. Dr. Klemanski completed his predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships at Yale University School of Medicine and the Department of Psychology at Yale University, respectively. His research interests are focused on the psychopathological components of anxiety, specific anxiety disorders, and common comorbid conditions. Recently, he has centered his research on emotion regulation strategies and treatment outcomes among anxiety- and mood-based disorders to clarify the diagnostic overlap among these disorders by delineating differential regulatory processes associated with various emotional experiences.

Dr. Klemanski is a well-known expert in psychological assessment, mindfulness, and emotion regulation. He frequently publishes scientific papers and speaks at national events. In addition, he co-authored the book, "Don't Let Your Anxiety Run Your Life: Using the Science of Emotion Regulation And Mindfulness to Overcome Your Worry And Fear," which offers practical advice on using mindfulness and emotion regulation to overcome worry and fear. Dr. Klemanski is also a consultant for various print and online media outlets, including MSNBC, Vice Media, and podcasts. He is an active participant in community lectures, panels, and workshops.

Education & Training

  • MPH
    Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Epidemiology (2016)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Yale University (2008)
  • PsyD
    University of Hartford, Clinical Psychology (2006)
  • Predoctoral Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine (2006)
  • MA
    University of Hartford, Clinical Psychology (2004)
  • MS
    Florida State University, Education (2000)
  • BA
    Baldwin Wallace College, Psychology (1998)

Professional Service

Human Subjects CommitteeMember2020 - Present
Mindfulness (Journal)Editorial Board Member2016 - Present
Yale UniversityDeputy Privacy Officer (Psychology)

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