PHILADELPHIA (August 18, 2020) – Fox Chase Cancer Center announces the hiring of Jean M. Arlt, PhD, who will join the Department of Medicine as an assistant professor in the Division of Psychiatry.
Arlt is coming to Fox Chase from Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center in Philadelphia after completion of her postdoctoral fellowship in mental health integration. She also completed her pre-doctoral psychology internship and her psychology externship at the VA.
She received her doctorate of philosophy in clinical psychology from Temple University’s College of Liberal Arts. Arlt passed the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology and Pennsylvania Psychology Law Exam, so she will be eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania upon completion of her postdoctoral fellowship.
Arlt completed another psychology externship at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania at the Center for Weight and Eating Disorders in the department of psychiatry at Penn.
She was a master’s level clinician at Temple University in their eating disorders program. Before that, she was a therapist and assessor in the psychological services center at Temple.
Arlt has completed several clinical workshops, including cognitive behavioral therapy for depression, prolonged exposure for posttraumatic stress disorder, and intensive training in the dialectical behavior therapy prolonged exposure protocol.
She has been published in multiple journals and given presentations at several psychology conferences.
Arlt will begin work at Fox Chase on September 8, 2020.