Education and Training


Predoctoral Clinical/Pediatric Internship - Nemours A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, New Castle County, DE


Clinical Research - The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Psychology - Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Graduate Degree

PhD in Clinical Psychology - University of Delaware, Newark, DE
MA in Clinical Psychology - University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Titles and Academic Titles


Departments and Services




Young, A. S., Seidenfeld, A. M., Healy, K. Z., Arnold, L. E., & Fristad, M. A. (2018). Predicting Enrollment in Two Randomized Controlled Trials of Nonpharmacologic Interventions for Youth with Primary Mood Disorders. Journal of Affective Disorders. 10.1016/j.jad.2018.04.024


Seidenfeld, A.M., Ackerman, B. P., Izard, C. E. (2017). Attributing emotions to false beliefs: Development across discrete emotions. Social Development, 1-14. doi: 10.1111/sode.12243


Webb, C., Eklund, S., Seidenfeld, A.M., Kotek, G., & Fowles, T. (2016). Delaware CORE: Early psychosis prevention in the First State. Delaware Journal of Public Health, 2(5), 70-72.

Arnold, L.E., Young, A.S., Belury, M.A., Cole, R. M., Gracious, B., Seidenfeld, A.M., Wolfson, H., & Fristad, M. A. (2016). Omega-3 fatty acid plasma levels before and after supplementation: Correlations with mood and clinical outcomes in the Omega 3 and Therapy Studies (OATS). Child & Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 27(3), 223-233. Doi: 10.1089/cap.2016.0123.

Fristad, M. A., Vesco, A. T., Young, A. S., Healy, K. Z., Nader, E. S., Gardner, W., Seidenfeld, A.M., Wolfson, H. L., & Arnold, L. E. (2016). Pilot RCT of Omega-3 and Individual-Family Psychoeducational Psychotherapy for children and adolescents with depression. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 1-14.

Young, A. S., Meers, M. R., Vesco, A. T., Seidenfeld, A. M., Arnold, L. E., & Fristad, M. A. (2016). Predicting therapeutic effects of psychodiagnostic screening among children and adolescents participating in randomized controlled trials. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 1-12. Doi: 10.1080/15374416.2016.1146992


Finlon, K. J., Izard, C. E., Seidenfeld, A.M., Johnson, S. R., Cavadel, E. W., Krauthamer Ewing, E. S., & Morgan, J. K. (2015). Effectively promoting emotion knowledge and self-regulation among at-risk preschoolers, Development and Psychopathology, 1-13.


Seidenfeld, A. M., Johnson, S. R., Cavadel, E. W., & Izard, C. E. (2014). Theory of mind predicts emotion knowledge development in Head Start children. Early Education and Development, 25(7), 933-948.


Johnson, S. R., Seidenfeld, A. M., Izard, C.E., Kobak, R. (2013) Can classroom emotional support enhance prosocial development among children with depressed caregivers? Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 2(28), 282-290.


Izard, C. E., Woodburn, E. M., Krauthamer-Ewing, E. S., Finlon, K. J., Grossman, S. R., & Seidenfeld, A. M. (2011). Understanding emotions to understand and manage emotion regulation. Emotion Review, 3(1), 44-52.


Mosconi, M.W., Kay, M., D'Cruz, A-M., Seidenfeld, A., Guter, S., Stanford, L., & Sweeney, J.A. (2009) Impaired cognitive control is associated with higher-order repetitive behaviors in autism spectrum disorders. Psychological Medicine, 39, 1559-1566.



Seidenfeld, A.M., & Fristad, M.A. (2019). The Importance of Family-Based Treatments for Bipolar Spectrum Disorders and Psychotic Disorders. In Barbara H. Fiese, Marianne Clano, Kirby Deater-Deckard, Ernest N. Jouriles, & Mark A. Whisman (Eds), APA Handbook of Contemporary Family Psychology, Volume 2 Applications and Broad Impact of Family Psychology (37-52). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Posters and Presentations


Grassetti, S.N., & Seidenfeld, A.M. (2017, December). Considerations for trauma-focused clinical services implemented in school settings. Invited oral presentation given at Western Sussex conference. Greenwood, DE.

Seidenfeld, A.M. (2017, October). Invited discussant for symposium entitled “Methodology and Initial Findings from 2-Generation Approaches” at Two-Generation Talk Back Conference. Baltimore, MD.

Seidenfeld, A.M., & Grassetti, S.N. (2017, April). “Parenting Plus:” An evidenced-informed parenting and financial empowerment program. Presentation presented at Annual National Head Start Conference and Expo, Chicago, Illinois.

Webb, C. & Seidenfeld, A.M. (2017, March). Early Findings from Community Outreach, Referral, and Early Intervention (CORE). Symposium paper presented at Annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, & Young Adult Behavioral Health, Tampa, Florida.


Youngstrom, E.A., Seidenfeld, A.M., Black, S., Fristad, M.A., Birmaher, B., Holland, S… et al., & the LAMS Team (2016, October). Prospective risk of developing bipolar disorder: Diagnostic evolution in the LAMS cohort. Symposium paper presented American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York, New York.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

Ad-hoc Reviewer

Abnormal Child Psychology
Affective Disorders
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health
Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology
Child and Family Studies
Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice
Developmental Psychology
Head Start Research Conference
Psychological Science
Social Development

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Psychological Association
 - Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
 - Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice