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

Special Interests

My research and clinical interests are facilitating health and behavior changes using in-person and technology-based interventions. My expertise within these areas surround sleep, stress management, coping with chronic health conditions, relationship functioning, and sexual health.


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


Bathgate, C., Edinger, J., & Krystal, A. (2016). Insomnia Patients with Objective Short Sleep Duration have a Blunted Response to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia. Sleep, pii: sp-00204-16. [Epub ahead of print]

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.

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