Sacha A. McBain, Ph.D. Psychologist
- Area of Expertise
- Behavioral Health
- Provides Second Opinion
- Patient Type
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Primary Appointment Location
Walker Family Clinic
4224 Shuffield Drive
Psychiatric Research Institute, Second Floor
Little Rock, 72205
- Appointment Phone Number
- (501) 526-8200
About Dr. McBain
Sacha McBain, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. Dr. McBain received her master’s in psychology and doctorate in clinical psychology at Palo Alto University in Palo Alto, CA. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at UAMS and her postdoctoral fellowship in clinical psychology and implementation science at the Department of Veterans Affairs South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC) in North Little Rock, AR. She serves as the associate director for physical trauma recovery and leads implementation of screening and brief intervention efforts to address the mental health needs of patients who have experienced serious injury or illness. She also provides trauma-focused treatment in the Walker Family Clinic.
Dr. McBain's Academic Background
Dr. McBain has served as a didactic lecturer for the UAMS Department of Psychiatry’s “Introduction to Psychotherapy” class. She has also served as a guest lecturer in secondary prevention of PTSD after injury in the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System’s Intern Development Seminar. She was a teaching assistant at Palo Alto University in Palo Alto, Calif., and guest lecturer in Introduction to Qualitative Methods at the Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, Calif.
- Assistant Professor
- University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
- Postdoctoral Training
- Department of Veterans Affairs (MIRECC)
- Graduate School
- Palo Alto University
- University of Utah
- Palo Alto University
- American Psychological Association
Dr. McBain's Research
Research InterestsDr. McBain's research interests include increasing access to care for people with a recent trauma to improve secondary prevention of PTSD. She has completed training in community health and prevention research and implementation science in order identify and put into place organizational practices within healthcare systems that will increase access to mental health care following a traumatic event. This has included exploring perceived provider-related barriers to care, implementation of computerized screening and intervention, and most recently engagement in partnered research to create sustainable change within healthcare systems.
- McBain, S., DuBois, R., Nguyen, H., Garneau-Fournier, J., & Turchik, J. (2016). Gender- targeting health care materials: A how-to guide using military sexual trauma (MST) as an example. International Journal of Communication and Health, 10, 73-82.
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications.