Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

J. Russell Ramsay

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J. Russell Ramsay

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry
Senior Staff Psychologist, Center for Cognitive Therapy, University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director, PENN Adult ADHD Treatment and Research Program
Senior Staff Psychologist, Social Learning Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
3535 Market St., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3309
Office: 2158984107
Fax: 2158981865
Education:
B.A. (psychology)
University of Miami, 1988.
M.S. (clinical psychology)
Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, 1994.
Ph.D. (clinical psychology)
Pacific Graduate School fo Psychology, 1995.
Post-Graduate Training
Student Therapist, The Transitional Program, 1991-1992.
Student Therapist, Gronowski Clinic, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, 1991-1991.
Student Therapist, Gronowski Clinic, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, 1992-1993.
Psychology Intern, CPC Behavioral Healthcare, 1994-1995.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Cognitive Therapy, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1995-1997.
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Description of Research Expertise

Adult ADHD, particularly adjunctive psychosocial treatments

Description of Clinical Expertise

Adult ADHD (assessment and treatment), adult asperger's/autistic spectrum disorders, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder

Selected Publications

Ramsay, J. R., & Rostain, A. L.: Cognitive behavioral therapy for adult ADHD: An integrative psychosocial and medical approach. New York: Routledge, 2008.

Weiss, M. D., Safren, S. A., Solanto, M., Hechtman, L., Rostain, A. L., Ramsay, J. R., & Murray, C.: Research forum on psychosocial treatment of adults with ADHD. Journal of Attention Disorders 11: 642-651, 2008.

Ramsay, J. R., & Rostain, A. L. : Psychosocial treatments for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults: Current evidence and future directions. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice 38: 338-346, 2007.

Ramsay, J. R.: Current status of cognitive-behavioral therapy as a psychosocial treatment for adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Current Psychiatry Reports 9: 427-433, 2007.

Rostain, A. L., & Ramsay, J. R. : A combined treatment approach for adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: Results of an open study of 43 patients. Journal of Attention Disorders 10: 150-159, 2006.

Ramsay, J. R., & Rostain, A. L.: Adapting psychotherapy to meet the needs of adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training 42: 72-84, 2005.

Ramsay, J. R., & Rostain, A. L. : A cognitive therapy approach for adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly 17(4): 319-334, 2003.

Ramsay, J. R., Brodkin, E., Cohen, M. R., Ekman, E., Listerud, J., & Rostain, A. L.: Better strangers: Using the relationship in psychotherapy for adults with asperger syndrome. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training 42: 483-493, 2005.

Rostain, A. L., & Ramsay, J. R. : Adult with ADHD? Try medication + psychotherapy. Current Psychiatry 5(2): 13-16, 21-24, 27, 2006.

Ramsay, J. R., & Rostain, A. L.: Cognitive behavior therapy for college students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy 21(1): 3-20, 2006.

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