Peggilee Wupperman Ph.D.
Peggilee Wupperman, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist, an associate professor at John Jay College/City University of New York, an assistant clinical professor at Yale School of Medicine, and the author of the book Treating Impulsive, Addictive, and Self-Destructive Behaviors: Mindfulness and Modification Therapy (Guilford Press). She is invested in improving the understanding and treatment of dysregulated emotions and behaviors (often known as self-destructive, impulsive, or addictive behaviors). With this aim, Dr. Wupperman has developed and conducted clinical trials of Mindfulness and Modification Therapy, a psychotherapy that has shown promise in targeting a variety of dysregulated behaviors.
Dr. Wupperman's research on behavior dysregulation, emotion dysregulation, and mindfulness has appeared in numerous journal articles and book chapters. She regularly presents at national and international conferences, and she has conducted invited presentations and workshops for the National Football League (NFL), the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), the National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder, and several medical schools and clinical facilities. She also provides consultation and training to licensed clinicians and graduate students. She sees therapy clients at the American Institute for Cognitive Therapy and through clinical trials.