Brian P. Daly, Ph.D.
Office: Stratton Hall, Room 290
Phone: (215) 571-4252
Fax: (215) 571-4258
Dr. Daly is a licensed psychologist specializing in child and adolescent psychology. He is the Interim Department Head for the Department of Psychology. Dr. Daly is the former Director of Clinical Training at Drexel University, and a former Director of Training of an APA-Approved Clinical Psychology Pre-doctoral Internship program and places a premium on mentorship of students that adheres to the scientist-practitioner model and focuses on the areas of research, teaching, and clinical practice.
Dr. Daly teaches graduate level courses in pediatric psychology, developmental psychology, and child psychopathology and treatment. He teaches undergraduate level courses in health psychology and pediatric psychology.
Dr. Daly's areas of interest in research include prevention & resiliency in urban youth; school mental health promotion; evidence-based psychosocial interventions for youth; clinical and health psychology; assessment and treatment of children with chronic illness; assessment of trauma in youth; and adolescent risk behaviors. Dr. Daly highly values student involvement in the research enterprise, and places a strong emphasis on mentoring students in all phases of the clinical-research process, including designing and executing research projects, and submitting and presenting findings to major conferences and peer-reviewed journals. Please see the Research tab for a listing and description of current research projects.
Dr. Daly's areas of clinical interest include the assessment and delivery of evidence-based psychosocial interventions for children with chronic illness, emotional, behavioral, or social problems, or learning issues. As a licensed psychologist with more than a decade of clinical experience, he seeks to mentor students in their own clinical work with children and adolescents.
Dr. Daly is past President of the Philadelphia Behavior Therapy Association (PBTA), a long-standing, interdisciplinary organization that promotes the practice of scientifically-based psychotherapy in the Philadelphia region, and has a tradition of providing education, promoting dissemination and facilitating networking among the local CBT-oriented community.