Primary Faculty

Amanda Jensen-Doss, Ph.D.

Assoc. Professor
Director, Child Division, Department of Psychology

(305) 284-8332
Dr. Amanda Jensen-Doss is the principal investigator and faculty advisor of CIELO Lab. She is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Child & Family Division in the Department of Psychology at the University of Miami. Her research seeks to characterize and improve youth clinical care, particularly by testing the benefits of...

Brian D. Doss, Ph.D.

Assoc. Professor

(305) 284-1101
Dr. Doss is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Miami. He received his Ph.D. from UCLA, completed his internship at the Medical University of South Carolina and the Ralph H. Johnson Veteran Administration Hospital, and was an Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University for 5 years before moving to Miami in 2009. Dr....

Jill Ehrenreich-May, Ph.D.

Assistant Chair for Academic Affairs (Psychology Department)
Director, Child and Adolescent Mood and Anxiety Treatment Program

(305) 284-6476
Dr. Jill Ehrenreich-May is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Miami with expertise in the treatment of emotional disorders in youth and the development and evaluation of evidence-based therapy protocols for children and adolescents with anxiety, depression and...

Annette M. La Greca, Ph.D.

Director of Clinical Training
Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Pediatrics
Cooper Fellow and Provost Scholar

(305) 284-9146
I am a Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Pediatrics and the Director of Clinical Training for the Department’s APA Accredited Clinical Program.  I received my PhD in Clinical Psychology from Purdue University after completing a clinical internship at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.  I then joined...

Kristin M Lindahl

Assoc. Professor
Associate Clinical Director, Child Division, Department of Psychology

(305) 284-9147
My research program has been directed toward the study of family processes and their relationship to child outcome. I am interested in understanding the complexity of the family system and the inter-relationships among family subsystems. Within this area, two central questions have dominated my work: how dysfunctions within the different...

Affiliated Faculty

Michael Alessandri, Ph.D.

Professor of Clinical
Executive Director, UM Center for Autism & Related Disabilities
Assistant Chair, Community Outreach And Engagement

(305) 284-6558
Dr. Michael Alessandri is the Executive Director of the University of Miami-Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UM-NSU CARD). Dr. Alessandri has been a professor at UM since 1996 and has worked with individuals with autism and their families since 1981 in various capacities. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of...

Jennifer C. Britton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

(305) 284-4943
Dr. Jennifer Britton is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and is affiliated with both the Child Division and the Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Division. Dr. Britton directs the BRAIN (Bridging Research on Anxiety, Innovations, and Neuroscience) Group.