CJ Bathgate
CJ Bathgate, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Bathgate is in the Division of Neurology & Behavioral Health.
Assistant Professor
Division of Neurology & Behavioral Health
Department of Medicine

Special Interests

My clinical and research expertise surrounds using telehealth and other technology-based interventions to improve health and behavior changes, especially among adults with cystic fibrosis. Areas of focus include improving management of stress, sleep, anxiety, depression, and interpersonal relationships. 


University of Colorado, Denver, CO, PhD, Clinical Health Psychology
University of Colorado, Denver, CO, MA, Clinical Psychology
Columbia University, New York, NY, MA & EdM, Counseling Psychology
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, BA, Psychology
University of Arizona School of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, Clinical Internship
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO, Postdoctoral Fellowship in Sleep Medicine

Awards & Recognition

2014: University of Colorado Outstanding PhD Student Award
2013: University of Colorado Graduate Dean's Award 

Professional Memberships

Sleep Research Society
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American Psychological Association, Division 38 - Health Psychology
Colorado Psychological Association


Richards, C., Bathgate, C., Nippins, M., Garton, J., Garlow, G., & Georgiopoulos, A. (2019). What Lifestyle Changes Can I Make To Address My Cystic Fibrosis? In Y. Sher, A. M. Georgiopoulos, & T. A. Stern (Eds.), Facing Cystic Fibrosis: A Guide for Patients and Their Families. Cambridge. MA: MGH Psychiatry Academy.

Bathgate, C. & Edinger, J. (2019). Diagnostic Criteria and Assessment of Sleep Disorders. In J. Savard and M. Ouellet (Eds.), Handbook of Sleep Disorders in Medical Conditions (pp. 3-26). Cambridge, MA: Academic Press.

Khassawneh, B., Bathgate, C., Tsai, Sheila, & Edinger, J. (2018). Neurocognitive Performance in Insomnia Disorder: The Impact of Hyperarousal and Short Sleep Duration. Journal of Sleep Research, 27(6), e12747. doi:10.1111/jsr.12747

Bathgate, C. & Fernandez-Mendoza, J. (2018). Insomnia, Short Sleep Duration, and High Blood Pressure: Recent Evidence and Future Directions for the Prevention and Management of Hypertension, Current Hypertension Reports, 20(6). doi: 10.1007/s11906-018-0850-6.

Bathgate, C., Edinger, J., & Krystal, A. (2017). Insomnia Patients with Objective Short Sleep Duration have a Blunted Response to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia. Sleep, 40(1). doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsw012. PubMed PMID: 28364452.

Bathgate, C., Edinger, J., Wyatt, J., & Krystal, A. (2016). Objective but not subjective short sleep duration associated with increased risk for hypertension in individuals with insomnia.  Sleep, 39(5):1037-45. doi: 10.5665/sleep.5748.

Breitborde, N., Woolverton, C., Spencer, D., Bismark, A., Bell, E., Bathgate, C., Norman, K. (2015). Metacognitive skills training enhances computerized cognitive remediation outcomes among individuals with first-episode psychosis. Early Intervention in Psychiatry. doi:10.1111/eip.12289. [ePub ahead of print]

Kalinka, C., Fincham, F., & Hirsch, A. (2012).  A randomized clinical trial of online-biblio relationship education for expectant couples. Journal of Family Psychology, 26(1), 159-164.doi: 10.1037/a0026398.

Kaplan, P., Danko, C., Kalinka, C., & Cejka. A. (2012).  A developmental decline in the learning-promoting effects of infant-directed speech for infants of mothers with chronically elevated symptoms of depression.  Infant Behavior and Development, 35(3), 369-379, doi: 10.1016/j.infbeh.2012.02.009.
Kaplan, P., Danko, C., Diaz, A., & Kalinka, C. (2011).  An associative learning deficit in one-year-old infants of depressed mothers: Role of depression duration.  Infant Behavior and Development, 34(1), 35-44. doi:10.1016/j.infbeh.2010.07.014.
Kiefer, A., Sanchez, D., Ybarra, O. & Kalinka, C. (2006).  How women's non-conscious associations of sex with submission relates to their subjective sexual arousability and ability to reach orgasm.  Sex Roles, 55, 83-94.doi: 10.1007/s11199-006-9060-9.

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