Jill Ehrenreich-May, Ph.D.

Associate Chair, Department of Psychology
Director, Child and Adolescent Mood and Anxiety Treatment Program

(305) 284-6476
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Dr. Jill Ehrenreich-May is a Professor and Associate Chair for Graduate Studies in the Department of Psychology at the University of Miami. Dr. Ehrenreich-May's research is concerned with the development and evaluation of transdiagnostic programs for youth presenting with or at risk for anxiety, depression and related concerns. She operates a research clinic at the University of Miami, the Child and Adolescent Mood and Anxiety Treatment Program, which serves as a hub for training in evidence-based practices and allows for the study of mechanisms and outcomes associated with transdiagnostic treatments for youth. Her research on the Unified Protocols for Transdiagnostic Treatments of Emotional Disorders in Children and Adolescents is funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health, foundation sources and with collaborators internationally. Dr. Ehrenreich-May is also heavily involved with practice organizations in the US, where she is the Incoming President-Elect of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.



2002Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, University of Mississippi
1996B.S. Psychology, University of Florida

Professional Experience

2008 - Faculty, University of Miami, Psychology Department
2003 - 2008Research Assistant Professor, Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders, Boston University
2002 - 2003Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida

Research Interests

Novel treatment approaches for emotional disorders in youth, etiology and measurement of youth anxiety, clinician training and dissemination of evidence based treatments for children and adolescents.


Current Research

Our group is conducting investigations related to transdiagnostic and emotion-focused treatment approaches emotional disorders (including anxiety, depression, OCD and related conditions), as well as studies related to the mechanisms and effectiveness of such approaches. More information about this research can be found on the CAMAT program home page.

If you are interested in having your child or adolescent screened for a research project or would like more information about evidence-based clinical services for youth anxiety and depression, please contact the Child and Adolescent Mood and Anxiety Treatment Program at (305) 284-9852, Ext. 1 or email us at anxietylab@psy.miami.edu.