Adina Michelle Seidenfeld, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Center
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
B.A. (Psychology; Psychology/Neuroscience/Philosophy)
Washington University in St. Louis, 2006.
M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
University of Delaware, 2010.
Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology)
University of Delaware, 2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Feeding Disorders
Emotional Development
Early Childhood Disorders
Evidence-Based Practices

Description of Research Expertise

Program Development and Evaluation

Selected Publications

Seidenfeld, A.M., Grassetti, S.N., Haut, B., Fowles, T., Beveridge, R. M., & Boniface, R.L: English Language Learning Students’ Utilization of School-based PTSD Intervention. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Baltimore, MD March 2019.

Young, A. S., Meers, M. R., Vesco, A. T., Seidenfeld, A. M., Arnold, L. E., & Fristad, M. A.: Predicting therapeutic effects of psychodiagnostic screening among children and adolescents participating in randomized controlled trials. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology 48(sup1): S1-S12, 2019 Notes: Doi: 10.1080/15374416.2016.1146992.

Seidenfeld, A.M., & Webb, C.: Changes in social functioning in Delaware CORE: The roles of reporter, risk status and social connectedness. Focal Point: Youth, Young Adults, & Mental Health 33, 2019.

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

Seidenfeld, A.M., Haut, B., Alpert, E., Grassetti, S.N., Fowles, T.R., & Beveridge, R.M.: Differences in Implementing Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies (PATHS) Curriculum Among Two Schools. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Promoting Character Development Among Diverse Children and Adolescents: The Roles of Families, Schools, and Out-Of-School-Time Youth Development Programs, Philadelphia, PA Oct 2018.

Grassetti, S. N., Seidenfeld, A. M., Haut, B., Beveridge, R. M., & Fowles, T. R.: Elementary Student-Reported Externalizing Problems Differ by English Language Learning (ELL) Status: True Difference, Stigma, or Comprehension Difficulties? Poster presented at The Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology Future Directions Forum,Washington, D.C. June 2018.

Young, A. S., Seidenfeld, A. M., Healy, K. Z., Arnold, L. E., & Fristad, M. A.: Predicting Enrollment in Two Randomized Controlled Trials of Nonpharmacologic Interventions for Youth with Primary Mood Disorders. Journal of Affective Disorders 235: 368-375, 2018 Notes: Doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2018.04.024.

Seidenfeld, A.M., Ackerman, B. P., Izard, C. E.: Attributing emotions to false beliefs: Development across discrete emotions. Social Development 26(4): 937-950, 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1111/sode.12243.

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.: Pilot RCT of Omega-3 and Individual-Family Psychoeducational Psychotherapy for children and adolescents with depression. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology 48(sup1): S105-S118, 2016.

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

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