Shannon Wiltsey Stirman

Psychologist, Implementation Scientist, Trainer, Author, Speaker

If you are experiencing CPT and can't access traditional therapy, here are two affordable or free options to get help

Try self-guided Cognitive Processing Therapy: Click the image of the book below

Participate in a free, confidential research study: Many people have experienced worsening stress or traumatic events over the past few years. Stanford University is partnering with Talkspace to study how we can help. Qualified participants will receive free treatment through the study. If you’re interested in learning more, reach out to

Self-Guided Cognitive Processing Therapy Book

Available now!

Getting Unstuck from PTSD: Using Cognitive Processing Therapy to Guide Your Recovery ( 

See CPT in action

Ten Sessions - This American Life (episode contains clips of CPT sessions)

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This documentary discussess CPT and shows some clips of sessions

Pause a Moment

Pause a Moment, or PAM, was developed to provide free, confidential, and brief tools and exercises to support emotional wellbeing for people who experience stress, anxiety, depression, or post-traumatic stress. Learn more or try it out at To use PAM in your organization, contact

Speaking, Consulting, and Training

I am available to provide training and consultation in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, and in using Implementation Science to support best practices in mental health and PTSD treatment within your organization.