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  • Licensed Clinical Health Psychologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at National Jewish Health

CJ Bathgate is a licensed clinical health psychologist based in Denver, CO. She is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at National Jewish Health, where she is the lead mental health coordinator for the Adult Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Clinic. National Jewish’s Adult CF Clinic is the largest in the country, serving a large section of the Mountain West, including Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, and parts of adjoining states. As both a behavioral health researcher and clinician, Dr. Bathgate specializes in facilitating health and behavior changes using in-person and technology-based interventions. Her expertise within these areas surround sleep, chronic health conditions, stress management, mood disorders, and relationship functioning. Recent projects she has been heavily involved in include designing and implementing a telehealth stress management program for adults with CF and designing an online intervention aimed at improving sleep using cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia. Dr. Bathgate holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Michigan, an Ed.M. and M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of Colorado Denver.