Meredith Gunlicks-Stoessel
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Credentials
PhD, LP

Associate Professor
Biography

Bio

I am a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences. I received my Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2006. I completed my pre-doctoral internship at Children's Hospital Boston, and an NIMH T32 research post-doctoral fellowship at Columbia University. Prior to joining the Psychiatry Department at the University of Minnesota, I was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University.I conduct research on the development of new methods of delivering more effective, personalized, and responsive care for youth with depression. My research also focuses on understanding how family relationships during adolescence can promote healthy emotion regulation and wellbeing or contribute to the development of psychopathology. I provide training and supervision in the delivery of evidence-based psychotherapy to student learners, as well as practicing providers in the community. I also conduct psychotherapy in the Department's Early Stage Mood Disorders Clinic.Professional outreach and public service is also a key focus of my career. I am on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Abnormal Child Psycholog y . I have presented at over 40 research conferences. Within the University, I am a member of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) , Social & Behavioral Sciences Committee .

Research Summary

Dr. Gunlicks-Stoessel's research focuses on understanding how family relationships during adolescence can promote healthy emotion regulation and wellbeing or contribute to the development of psychopathology. This work includes the examination of parents' and adolescents' interpersonal behaviors, emotions, and physiological responses during parent-adolescent interactions that are associated with depressive symptoms. Dr. Gunlicks-Stoessel also conducts translational research integrating basic science with applied intervention research to develop methods and technologies for delivering more effective, personalized, and responsive care for youth with depression.

Clinical Summary

Child & Adolescent Mood Disorders Clinic; Grief/Bereavement