Meredith Gunlicks-Stoessel, PhD, LP

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Meredith Gunlicks-Stoessel

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-273-9844

Fax 612-273-9779

Office Address:
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
University of Minnesota
F256/2B West
2450 Riverside Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Administrative Assistant Name
Molly Jokimaki

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Administrative Fax Number

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Child and Adolescent Psychologist

Fellowship, Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia University

Internship, Clinical Child Psychology, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard University

PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst


Professional Associations

  • American Psychological Association
  • International Society for Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
  • Society for Research on Adolescence


Research Summary/Interests

Dr. Gunlicks-Stoessel’s research focuses on understanding how attachment relationships during adolescence can promote healthy emotion regulation and wellbeing or contribute to the development of psychopathology. This work includes the development, implementation, and evaluation of interventions for adolescent depression that promote close attachment relationships. She also conducts research on the development of adaptive interventions, which provide clinical guidelines for selecting, combining, and sequencing interventions to personalize the intervention approach.

Dr. Gunlicks-Stoessel is a member of the University of Minnesota's Institute for Translational Research in Children's Mental Health.

Adolescent Depression Treatment Research Program


Teaching Areas

Dr. Gunlicks-Stoessel trains and supervises clinical psychology graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. She also provides training and supervision in interpersonal psychotherapy to clinicians in the community.


Clinical Interests

Child & Adolescent Mood Disorders Clinic; Grief/Bereavement