Carisa Parrish

Child and Parent Coping with Medical Traumatic Stress: Working Knowledge of PTSD

Dr. Parrish is a faculty member at Johns Hopkins in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She is the Director of the Pediatric Health Psychology programs, Co-Director of the Pediatric Medical Psychology program, and Training Director of the postdoctoral child/pediatric psychology fellowship program. Dr. Parrish specializes in improving emotion regulation in children and adolescents. Her clinical interests emphasize practicing and promoting evidence-based care, including parent management training for childhood noncompliance, cognitive-behavioral therapy for youth anxiety/depression, and acceptance and mindfulness-based interventions to improve self-regulation. She is the director of behavior medicine services for the Pediatric Burn Program, Division of Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis Program, Division of Pediatric Dermatology, and Center for Sweat Disorders.

Dr. Parrish received her doctorate in Developmental and Clinical Psychology from the University of Maine. She completed her predoctoral internship training at the Children’s Hospital at Stanford. She completed a postdoctoral clinical fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University Division of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.