Michal Moskowitz, PhDClinical Psychologist
“Our physical health, emotional health, and social lives are all connected. Together we work on developing tools for you to take care of your overall well-being.”
Dr. Moskowitz provides short-term, structured therapy focused on challenges you are dealing with right now. Episodes of care typically last from 2-8 sessions. Sessions are 45 minutes and usually take place every 2-4 weeks.
Please note: Dr. Moskowitz can ONLY see people who are already established patients with another RIMG provider.
Areas of Expertise
- Coping with Chronic Illness
- Maternal Mental Health
Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Clinical and Medical Psychology
2014 – 2015
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical and Medical Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in History of Science
American Psychological Association (APA)
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS)
“Function and friction at work: A multidimensional analysis of work outcomes in cancer survivors.” Journal of Cancer Survivorship (2014): 8, 1, 173-82. Moskowitz, M.C., Todd, B.L., Chen, R., Feuerstein, M.
“Stressors, stress response, and cancer recurrence: A systematic review.” Cancer Nursing (2014): 37, 2, 114-25. Todd, B.L., Moskowitz, M.C., Ottati, A., & Feuerstein, M.
“Defining adolescent and young adult (AYA) exercise and nutrition needs: Concerns communicated in a digital cancer support community.” Patient Education and Counseling (2013): 92, 1, 130-133. Love, B., Moskowitz, M.C., Cook, B., Thompson, C.M., Donovan-Kicken, E., Stegenga, K., Macpherson, C.F., Johnson, R.H.
“Job stress and physical activity related to elevated symptom clusters in breast cancer survivors at work.” Journal of Occupational Medicine (2013): 55, 1, 93-98. Moskowitz, M.C., Feuerstein, M, & Todd, B.L.
“Cancer in the workplace. In R. Gatchel & I. Schultz (Eds.)” The Handbook of Occupational Health and Wellness New York: Springer.(2012): Moskowitz, M.C., Todd, B.L., & Feuerstein, M.
“Work in cancer survivors: a model for practice and research.” Journal of Cancer Survivorship (2010): 4, 415-347. Feuerstein, M., Todd, B.L., Moskowitz, M.C., Bruns, G.L., Stoler, M.R., Nassif, T., & Yu, X.
“It’s not over when it’s over: Long-term symptoms in cancer survivors — A systematic review.” International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine (2010): 40(2), 163-181. Harrington, C., Hansen, J., Moskowitz, M., Todd, B., & Feuerstein, M.
Dr. Moskowitz enjoys combining her interests in art and mental health. She creates whiteboard drawings about mental health during the pandemic, available at whiteboardpsychology.com.
Dr. Michal Moskowitz is a clinical health psychologist. She grew up in Silver Spring, MD, and received a BA in History of Science from Harvard University. After college, she returned to the DC area and completed her PhD in Clinical and Medical Psychology at Uniformed Services University. Dr. Moskowitz’s graduate research focused on cancer survivorship, and she published six peer-reviewed journal articles in this area.
Before coming to RIMG, Dr. Moskowitz worked with veterans and the military. She completed her internship at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center and then worked as a clinical psychologist for cancer patients and their caregivers at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
As a clinical health psychologist, Dr. Moskowitz specializes in the connection between physical health, behavior, and emotional well-being. She also has a special interest in veterans and maternal mental health. Dr. Moskowitz combines evidence-based treatments with a warm, individualized approach that meets each person’s needs. She uses techniques including Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and mindfulness-based approaches.