Ingrid Herrera-Ye, PhD

Senior Social Scientist - Research, Program Evaluation, Data and Surveillance, Defense Suicide Prevention Office

Bio

Ingrid S. Herrera-Yee, Ph.D. is a Clinical Psychologist in Virginia. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Vermont and served as a Clinical Fellow for several years at Harvard University. Since that time, she has been in private practice, specializing in trauma and treating military families. She has also been an educator, speaker, advocate, and researcher. Her research has focused on preventing suicide among military service members as well as in resiliency among domestic violence survivors. Ingrid is a military spouse and the founder of Military Spouse Behavioral Health Clinicians (MSBHC). MSBHC connects military spouse behavioral health clinicians with information, resources, and the tools necessary to help them on their journey as clinicians, all while working towards developing solutions to our military’s mental health crisis. She was named the National Guard Spouse of the Year and received the Edith Hendley Award for outstanding contributions to the lives of women through teaching, research, and advocacy. Ingrid has been published extensively, serves on several advisory boards including the Association of the United States Army and the Military Family Advisory Network, and speaks on military and family mental health issues.