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Scott Temple, PhD

Cognitive Behavior Therapy Trainer and Consultant

Scott Temple has a doctorate in clinical psychology and a master’s degree in health policy and management. He is emeritus professor of psychiatry at the University of Iowa and was director of psychosocial treatments there, responsible for training staff and implementing evidence-based therapies. He is a Founding Fellow and a Certified Cognitive Behavior Therapy Trainer & Consultant of the Academy of Cognitive Behavior Therapy. His most recent book is Brief Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Cancer Patients: Re-Visioning the CBT Paradigm.

“I’m excited to work with the Jasper Health team to help improve the psychological wellbeing of cancer patients,” said Dr. Temple, a Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the University of Iowa. “I’ve been impressed by the talent and healthcare expertise present on the Jasper team and their passionate focus on the patient. The healthcare system is desperate for innovation around new forms of service delivery, and Jasper Health is using technology to extend care far beyond the consulting room. As a clinical psychologist, I am delighted that they are improving access to psychological support at a time when many are otherwise unable to access such care.”