John D. Guerry, PhD

John D. Guerry, PhD

John D. Guerry, PhD, is a psychologist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Evaluation and treatment of anxiety and related emotional difficulties
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Background

John Guerry, PhD, is a clinical psychologist specializing in the evidence-based evaluation and treatment of anxiety and related emotional difficulties. He has a particular clinical interest and expertise in working with populations of adolescents and young adults.

Dr. Guerry's research interests concentrate on adolescent anxiety, depression, suicidality, and shared mechanisms of emotion dysregulation. He is additionally interested in the development and dissemination of empirically supported treatments for child and adolescent mental health difficulties, particularly for emerging adult populations. For example, Dr. Guerry was recently selected by the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies to co-author a website, www.effectivechildtherapy.com, to inform the general public and mental health professionals about empirically supported treatment options for child and adolescent mental health problems.

Education and Training

Internship

Pre-doctoral Internship, Child/Adolescent Specialization - Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Fellowship

Postdoctoral Fellowship - Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Psychology (with Honors) - Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

Graduate Degree

MA in Clinical Psychology - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
PhD in Clinical Psychology - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Titles and Academic Titles

Psychologist

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Awards and Honors

2012, Beck Institute Scholarship

2012, Student Achievement Award, Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

2011, Martin S. Wallach Award for Outstanding Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology, UNC Chapel Hill

2010, Departmental Teaching Commendation, Psychology Department, UNC Chapel Hill

2002, Phi Beta Kappa, Wesleyan University

2002, The Holtzberg Fellowship, Wesleyan University

2000, American Psychological Association Research Fellowship