Postdoctoral Fellowship, Clinical Psychology, Tulane University Medical Center, Cancer Center and Abdominal Transplant Institute
Predoctoral Clinical Psychology Internship: Tulane University School of Medicine, Behavioral Medicine Concentration
Psy.D. Clinical Psychology University of Denver, Graduate School of Professional Psychology
MA Forensic Psychology, University of Denver, Graduate School of Professional Psychology
BA Hons Kinesiology University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Louisiana
Years at Tulane:
July 2010 to present
Behavioral Medicine and Anxiety Disorders. Dr. Solursh follows an acceptance-based approach based on Learning Theory incorporating interventions from Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Exposure Therapy with Response Prevention (ERP), and Existentialism, especially as related to coping with illness and uncertainty. Supervises Clinical Psychology Predoctoral Intern in the Cancer Center for the Behavioral Medicine concentration.
Publications & Presentations
Recent Lecture Titles:
Behavioral Medicine and Health Anxiety lectures to the predoctoral interns for 2015-2016, 2016-2018.
Lectures on Psychosocial Issues for Women with Cancer:
Tulane Medical School Women’s health Week, and Interdisciplinary Seminar Series for medical students.
Recent Conference Presentations:
Solursh, L. (2017, April). Coping with Uncertainty in a Medical Setting: An Exposure and Acceptance-based Approach to Working with Health Anxious Individuals. Workshop at the annual conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, San Francisco, CA.
Solursh, L. (2015). Ten years later: reflections from a post-Katrina transplant. Psychotherapy Bulletin. Volume 50, Number 3.
Solursh, L. (2016, March). Interpreting Hurricane Katrina Through the Lens of Cancer. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, San Diego, CA.
Solursh, L. (2017, July). G.O.A.L (Giving Obsessive-Compulsive Another Lifestyle). Presentation and Support Group at the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation annual conference, San Francisco, CA.
Solursh, L. (2017, July). The 17th Annual Road to Recovery Tour. Experiential Workshop at the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation annual conference, San Francisco, CA.