Whitney B. Guerry, PhD

Whitney B. Guerry, PhD

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

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training


Predoctoral Clinical Psychology Internship, Pediatric Psychology Intern - The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation - Columbia University Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

Postdoctoral Psychology Fellow, Clinical Child Psychology - North Shore Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Zucker Hillside Hospital, Glen Oaks, NY

Graduate Degree

PhD in Clinical Psychology - Duke University, Durham, NC

Titles and Academic Titles


Departments and Services




Asher, S.A., Guerry, W.B., & McDonald, K.L. (2014). Children as friends. In G.S. Goodman, G. Melton, J. Cashmore, & A. Ben-Arieh (Eds.), Handbook of Child Research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Posters and Presentations

Poster Presentations

Guerry, W.B., Gerdes, M., & Brooks, E. (May, 2012). The Ages and Stages Questionnaire in Urban Primary Care Clinics: A Descriptive Analysis. Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) CHOP Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA.

Lectures by Invitation

Guerry, W.B. (2013, May). Psychological approaches to assessment and treatment of pediatric chronic pain. Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds. Glen Oaks, NY.

Awards and Honors

2007-2010, Clinic Co-coordinator, Duke Psychology Training Clinic
2004, The Psychology Department Citation, UC Berkeley ($500)
2004, Phi Beta Kappa

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions
Ad hoc Reviewer

2012,  Journal of Pediatric Psychology (Mentor: Paul Robins, Ph.D.)
2012, 2013,  Journal of Adolescence
2012, 2011,  Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
2010, Journal of Early Adolescence (Mentor: Mitch Prinstein, Ph.D.)
2008, Pediatrics (Mentor: Mitch Prinstein, Ph.D.)

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

Society of Pediatric Psychology, APA Division 54
Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, APA Division 53
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies