Specialty Areas: Anxiety Disorders, ADHD, Disruptive Behavior Disorders, Selective Mutism, Parent Training, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, School Consultation
Dana M Rhule, PhD, is a clinical assistant professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and a licensed clinical psychologist at the NYU Child Study Center. Dr. Rhule provides psychological evaluations, parent training, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for children, adolescents, adults, and families. She has extensive training and experience in the research and treatment of child and adolescent behavior disorders and anxiety disorders. Dr. Rhule provides consultation and training for teachers and school staff regarding effective behavior management techniques. She has taught several undergraduate and graduate courses in psychology.
As part of the ParentCorps program, a population-level, family-centered, school-based intervention promoting behavioral, academic, and physical health in early childhood, Dr. Rhule provides and supervises training and clinical activities. She is currently working on local and state efforts to implement ParentCorps throughout New York.
Dr. Rhule earned her BA in psychology from Duke University and her MS and PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Washington. Prior to joining the faculty at the CSC, Dr. Rhule received advanced training in a variety of mental health settings, including Bellevue Hospital Center, the CSC, University of Washington Parenting Clinic, and Seattle Children's Hospital.
Dr. Rhule is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and the Society for Research in Child Development. Her work has been published in numerous books and peer-reviewed journals, including Behavior Therapy, Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, Journal of Child and Family Studies, Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, and Professional Psychology: Research & Practice.