Ben Sigel, PhD

Benjamin Sigel, PhD, is a Licensed Psychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Dr. Sigel earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from Oklahoma State University and completed his internship and postdoctoral fellowship at UAMS. His areas of expertise include assessment and treatment of children with a history of experiencing trauma and exhibiting problematic sexual behavior. Dr. Sigel is a Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) trainer as well as a trainer for the National Center on the Sexual Behavior of Youth. He is prominently involved in the UAMS AR BEST (Arkansas Building Effective Services for Trauma) programs which have disseminated evidence-based treatment for trauma across Arkansas. Finally, Dr. Sigel is the Director of the UAMS Child Study Center Traumatic Stress Clinic.

Further, he provides national training and consultation in the PSB-CBT school age model, assists with the initial assessment of needs and design a training plan to facilitate teams use of the evidence-based program, collaborative care, and engagement of stakeholders.