Clinical Assistant Professor
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
United States of America
Kate Hardy is a California Licensed Psychologist who has specialized in working with individuals with psychosis for over 15 years in both research and clinical settings. Dr. Hardy received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom. She has worked in specialist early psychosis services in both the UK and the US, including UCSF’s Prodrome Assessment Research and Treatment (PART) program, where she completed her post-doctoral fellowship, and as Clinical Director for the Prevention and Recovery from Early Psychosis (PREP) program.
Dr. Hardy has significant experience in providing CBTp to individuals with early psychosis, and those at risk of developing psychosis, in both individual and group settings and integration of this clinical intervention to broader systems and staff teams. She has led multiple trainings and workshops in CBTp to a wide variety of audiences including community clinicians, psychiatrists, and families, and provides ongoing supervision and consultation in this approach. Dr. Hardy is also involved in the implementation of national strategies to increase dissemination of early psychosis models with the aim of bringing these cutting edge treatments to a broader population.
At risk of developing psychosis: the research perspective Experiencing psychosis: personal and professional perspectives Hardy , K. Routledge. 2011
Psychosocial interventions for adolescents at clinical high risk for psychosis: cognitive behavioral therapy Adolescent Psychiatry Hardy, K. V., Loewy, R. 2012; 2: 172-181
Cognitive Interventions Targeting Brain Plasticity in the Prodromal and Early Phases of Schizophrenia ANNUAL REVIEW OF CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, VOL 9 Fisher, M., Loewy, R., Hardy, K., Schlosser, D., Vinogradov, S. 2013; 9: 435-463