Warrior Renew

Healing from Military Sexual Trauma

 Publications

Katz, L. (in review). Efficacy of Warrior Renew group therapy for women veterans with military sexual trauma treated at a VA. Psychological Services.

Katz, L. Park, S. Cojucar, G. Huffman, C. Douglas, S. (In Press). Improved attachment style for female veterans who graduated  Warrior Renew sexual trauma treatment. Violence and Victims

Katz, L.  (2015). Focusing Forward, A review of the book “Post Traumatic Success: Positive Psychology and
Solution-focused strategies to help clients survive and thrive” by F. Bannink (2014), W.W. Norton & Company

Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 45(3) 185-186. DOI: 10.1007/s10879-015-9295-2.Katz, L. Cojucar, G., Hoff, R., Drew, T., Lindl, C., and Huffman, C. (2014). Long Term outcomes of Renew: A sexual trauma treatment program for women veterans, Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 45 (3) 143-150..

Zaleski, K, and Katz, L. (2014). Alice in Wonderland: Interviews of women Veterans who have had pregnancies as a result of rape. Mental Health in Social Work. 12: 391-410.

Pence, P., Katz, L., Huffman, C., Cojucar, G. (2014). Delivering Integrative Restoration-Yoga Nidra Meditation (iRest) to women with sexual trauma at a Veteran’s Medical Center: A pilot study, International Journal of Yoga therapy , 24: 53-62.

Katz, L., Cojucar, G., Douglas, S., and Huffman, C. (2014). Renew: An integrative psychotherapy program for women Veterans with sexual trauma. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 44,(3), 163-171. (DOI: 10.1007/s10879-014-9263-2)

Katz, L., Douglas, S., Zaleski, K.,Williams, J., Huffman, C., and Cojucar, G., (2014). Randomized clinical trial comparing Holographic Reprocessing and Prolonged Exposure to Person-centered therapy to treat women Veterans with  sexual trauma. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 44(1) 9-19. (DOI 10.1007/s10879-013-9248-6)

Katz, L. Cojucar, G., Beheshti, S., Nakamura, E., and Murray, M. (2012). Military sexual trauma during combat: Prevalence, readjustment, and gender differences in those deployed in the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, Violence and Victims, 27 (4), 487-499.

Katz, L., Cojucar, G., Davenport, C., Clarke, S., and Williams, J., (2012). War Experiences Inventory: Reliability, validity, and scoring of a new measure to assess war-related experiences, Military Psychology, 24, 48-70.

Katz, L., and Williams, J. (2012). Post-deployment readjustment: Assessment and clinical issues, In (Eds.) Kaur, G., Psychometric testing in Armed Forces: Issues and challenges, Delhi.

Katz, L., Cojucar, G., Davenport, C., Pedram, C. and Lindl, C. (2010). Post Deployment Readjustment Inventory: Reliability, validity, and gender differences, Military Psychology, 22, 41-65. 

Katz, L. (2009). Military Sexual Trauma, Los Angeles Psychologist. Nov/Dec issue.  

Katz, L. Snetter, M., Hagler, A., Hewitt, P., and Cojucar, G. (2008). Holographic Reprocessing: Empirical evidence to reduce posttraumatic cognitions in women Veterans with PTSD from sexual trauma and abuse, Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, and Training, 45(2,) 186-198.

Katz, L. (2007). What is Holographic Reprocessing? Los Angeles Psychologist, Sept/Oct issue.

Katz, L., Bloor, L., Cojucar, G., and Draper, T. (2007). Women who served in Iraq seeking mental health services: Relationships between military sexual trauma, symptoms, and readjustment. Psychological Services, 4(4) 239-249.

Schutzman, M., Blair, B., Katz, L., Lorenz, H., and Rich, M. (2006). Therapy: social healing and liberatory politics: A round table discussion, in  (Eds), Cohen-cruz, J. and Schutzman, M., A Boal companion: Dialogues on theater and cultural politics, Routledge, London.

Katz, L. and Epstein, S. (2005). The relation of cancer-prone personality to exceptional recovery from cancer, Advances in mind-body medicine, 21, 6-20.

Katz, L. (2003). Clinical coaching: A paradigm for clinical supervision, Psychotherapy Bulletin. 38, 1, 26-29.

Katz, L. (2001). Holographic Reprocessing: A cognitive-experiential psychotherapy for the treatment of trauma, Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, and Training, 38, (2), 186-197.

Katz, L. (2001). Green eggs and ham: A session with Dr. Katz, The Behavior Therapist, 24, (8).

Sokolski, K. Abrams, B., DeMet, E., Katz, L., Costa, J., and Cummings, J. (1994). Effects of substance abuse on hallucination rates and treatment responses in chronic psychiatric patients,Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 55, (9).

Epstein, S. and Katz, L. (1992). Coping style, stress, productive load, and mental and physical well-being, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 62, 813-825.

Katz, L. and Epstein, S. (1991). Constructive thinking and coping with laboratory-induced stress, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 61, 789-800.

Katz, L. (1991). Disorders-for-order. The Behavior Therapist, 14, (4), 102

Books

Katz, L. (2015). Treating Military Sexual Trauma, Springer, New York.

Katz, L. (2014). Warrior Renew: Healing Military Sexual Trauma, Springer, New York.

Katz, L. (2014) .  Warrior Renew: Healing Military Sexual Trauma, Facilitator’s Handbook, Inner Wisdom Press, Trabuco Canyon, CA

Katz, L., & Hammerslough, J., (2012). Self-care for women: For a healthy and balanced life,   Inner Wisdom Press, Trabuco Canyon, CA

Katz, L (2006). 50 Ways to deal with feelings: Skills to understand, identify, tolerate, manage, and shift through feelings, Inner Wisdom Press, Trabuco Canyon, CA.

Katz, L (2006).  Journey to you heart: Stories and lessons to open your heart to healthier and happier relationships, Inner Wisdom Press, Trabuco Canyon, CA.

Katz, L. (2005). Holographic Reprocessing: A cognitive-experiential psychotherapy for the treatment of trauma. Brunner-Routledge, New York.

      

 Lori S. Katz, Ph.D. received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley,and her double major Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.  She joined the Department of Veterans Affairs in 1991. Dr. Katz is a clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of Military Sexual Trauma (MST).  She began working on the issue of MST in 1993. She became the chair of the MST team in 1995, and in 1998 won the Federal Executive Award for outstanding team accomplishment.  She was invited to testify before the US Congress as a field expert and also served on a Department of Defense task force to recommend new policies on the topic of caring for victims of sexual assault in the Armed Forces.  Dr Katz developed and ran a sexual trauma treatment program for women Veterans for the past 10 years. The success of this program spread, attracting participants from across the country and garnering media attention such as a story and video in the New York Times and a PBS documentary that won the 2010 Emmy award for best news segment of the year. She was the Founder/Director of a Women’s Mental Health Center overseeing the care of women Veterans, developing programming, and managing staff.  She was also involved in community outreach as the chair of the Sexual Assault Crisis Agency.  Dr Katz is active in providing education and training to various audiences and has given over 150 presentations at peer-reviewed conferences and as an invited guest speaker at national, regional, and local events. She has developed the Warrior Renew program to treat Military Sexual Trauma.