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About Petra Kottsieper

Dr. Kottsieper's main research interests include forensic psychology, the therapeutic process, mental health services research with specific attention to the mental health system transformation to recovery oriented services, and psychiatric rehabilitation for individuals with psychiatric disabilities.
Dr. Kottsieper is currently collaborating with the Temple Collaborative on a project to measure the reliability of three community participation measures for adults with psychiatric disabilities.
Together with Dr. Mark Salzer, she is also part of an NIMH funded multi-site research grant to establish a Developing Center for Intervention and Services Research (DCISR) on “Adherence and Empowerment: Service Participation and Meaningful Outcomes,” for individuals with psychiatric disabilities.
Dr. Kottsieper teaches in the Clinical PsyD program at PCOM and directs a research lab at PCOM on the Philadelphia site project for the CASD that new students can join, if they have an interest in individuals with psychiatric disabilities and the recovery model.


Research Interests

Dual Diagnosis, Forensic Psychology, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, and Recovery

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Contact Information

p: 215-871-6546


Scholarly Articles (6)

Books and Book Chapters (1)

Unpublished Papers (1)

Conference and Poster Presentations (5)

Professional Presentations and Instructional Resources (2)