Dr. Kate Kaplan received her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Psychology from Stanford University, where she worked with Dr. William C. Dement in the Sleep Disorders Research Center and Dr. Ian H. Gotlib in the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Laboratory. She completed her Doctoral degree at the University of California, Berkeley working with Dr. Allison Harvey in the Golden Bear Sleep and Mood Research Clinic. Dr. Kaplan completed her Clinical Internship at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in Behavioral Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry at Stanford University.
Dr. Kaplan's clinical interests involve working with adults who have anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, sleep difficulties and trauma-related illnesses. She enjoys working with clients using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and mindfulness-based techniques. Dr. Kaplan has served as a therapist and assessor on multiple NIH-funded clinical trials, and has practiced psychotherapy in community outpatient and hospital settings.
Dr. Kaplan’s past and present research interests include (1) the definition, course and sequelae of hypersomnia in psychiatric disorders; (2) sleep deprivation, recovery sleep and influence of chronotype on adolescent and adult functioning; (3) the relationship between stressful life events, sleep, and illness course in unipolar and bipolar depression. She has published multiple peer-reviewed articles, chapters, and therapist guides in the domains of sleep and affective disorders.
Doctor of Philosophy, University of California Berkeley (2013)
Master of Arts, Stanford University, PSYCH-MA (2004)
Bachelor of Arts, Stanford University, PSYCH-BA (2004)
Kathleen Corcoran, Postdoctoral Faculty Sponsor