Ariel J. Lang

Ariel J. Lang


  • Ph.D.

  • MPH

Current Position(s): 

  • Director, Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health, VASDHS

  • Professor In Residence, UCSD Department of Psychiatry

  • Adjunct Professor, UCSD Department of Family Medicine and Public Health

Personal Statement: 

Dr. Lang's research and clinical work primarily involves assessment and treatment of trauma-related disorders. She is particularly interested in novel interventions and increasing engagement in psychotherapy. Her recent work has emphasized the use of complementary and alternative techniques, including yoga and meditation, for the treatment of PTSD.


  • PhD in Clinical Psychology, UCLA

  • MPH, Biometry emphasis, SDSU

  • BA with Honors in Psychology, Stanford University


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