Journal of Psychological Abnormalities

ISSN - 2471-9900

Brendan Rich

Brendan Rich
Assistant Professor
The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064, USA


Brendan Rich, PhD, is a clinical child psychologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the Catholic University of America (CUA), in Washington, DC. He is the Director of the Child Cognition, Affect, and Behavior Lab at CUA. He received his PhD from the University of Florida, completed his Predoctoral Internship at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC, and his Postdoctoral Fellowship at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) in Bethesda, MD. He is the author of over 40 peer-reviewed articles and 50 first-author presentations at scientific conferences. His work has been recognized by research awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), NIMH, American Psychological Association (APA), Society of Biological Psychiatry, Anxiety Disorders Association of America, and the American Association for Higher Education.

Research Interest

Childhood psychopathology (pediatric bipolar disorder, autism, anxiety); social deficits; face processing; empirically-based psychotherapeutic interventions.