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Susan M. Panichelli Mindel, PhD, Assistant Professor, Director of Clinical Research

Dr. Susan Panichelli Mindel is as a core faculty member of the PsyD program in clinical psychology.  Dr. Mindel received her BA in psychology from Brandeis University and her MA and PhD in clinical psychology from Temple University. She completed her internship at the APA accredited Behavioral Therapy Service of the Institute of Pennsylvania Hospital.  She teaches doctoral courses in Learning Theories, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, Professional Development Seminar, Research Methods/Dissertation Seminar, Clinical Practicum, among others.  Dr. Mindel teaches informally through the supervision and mentoring of students in their clinical and research work. She is also affiliated with the Center for Management of ADHD at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Dr. Mindel is a licensed clinical psychologist with extensive experience in the delivery of cognitive-behavioral evidence-based treatments in children and adolescents.  She has served as a therapist trainer and supervisor at Temple University’s Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic, participated as a member of the treatment development staff at the Center for Psychotherapy Research at the University of Pennsylvania and served as a research consultant and clinical coordinator for the Cannabis Youth Treatment Cooperative Agreement, an NIMH multi-site funded project.  She is dedicated to quality care, and maintains a private practice working with children and adolescents experiencing a variety of difficulties, with a specialization in anxiety disorders.

Dr. Mindel’s research interests include issues in clinical child psychology, with an emphasis on the prevention and treatment of anxiety disorders, and diagnostic differences and treatment of subtypes of ADHD.  Furthermore, her interests branch out to broader areas including child psychopathology as related to parenting variables, comorbidity, social behavior patterns, coping, and treatment responsiveness.  She has served as an ad-hoc reviewer for the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Journal of Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Therapy and Research, and as Notes and Announcements editor for Cognitive Therapy and Research.


Professional Membership:

American Psychological Association
Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies
Pennsylvania Psychological Association
Philadelphia Behavior Therapy Association


Publications:

DiTomasso, R.A., Cahn, S.C., Panichelli-Mindel, S.M. & McFillin, R.K. (2013).  Specialty Competencies in Clinical Psychology.  New York:  Oxford University Press.

Diamond, G., Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Shera, D., Dennis, M., Tims, F., & Ungemack, J. (2006).  Psychiatric syndromes in adolescents with marijuana abuse and dependency in outpatient treatment.  Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 15, 37-54.

Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Flannery-Schroeder, E., Kendall, P. C., & Angelosante, A. G. (2005). Disclosure of distress among anxiety disordered-youth: Treatment outcome differences. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 19, 403-422.

Power, T. J., Doherty, B. J., Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Karustis, J. L., Eiraldi, R. B., Anastopoulos, A. D., & DuPaul, G. J. (1998).  The predictive validity of parent and teacher reports of ADHD symptoms.  Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 20, 57-81.

Kendall, P. C., Flannery-Schroeder, E., Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Southam-Gerow, M., Henin, A., & Warman, M. (1997).  Therapy for youths with anxiety disorders: A second randomized clinical trial.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 65, 366-380.

Kortlander, E. S., Kendall, P. C., & Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., (1997). Maternal expectations and attributions about coping in anxious children.  Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 11, 297-315.

Kendall, P. C., Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Sugarman, A., & Callahan, S. A. (1997).  Exposure to child anxiety: Theory, research, and practice.  Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 4, 29-39.

Callahan, S. A., Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., & Kendall, P. C. (1996).  DSM-IV and internalizing disorders: Modifications, limitations, and utility.  School Psychology Review, 25, 297-307.

Kendall, P. C., & Panichelli-Mindel, S. M. (1995).  Cognitive-behavioral treatments.   Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 23, 107-124.

Kendall, P. C., Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., & Gerow, M. (1995).   Cognitive-behavioral therapies with children and adolescents: An integrative overview.  In H. van Bilsen, P.C. Kendall, & J. H. Slavenburg (Eds.), Behaviour approaches for children and adolescents: Challenges for the next century, (pp.1-18).  New York: Plenum Press.

Panichelli, S. M., & Kendall, P. C. (1995).  Therapy with children and adolescents.  In B. Bongar and L. E. Beutler, (Eds.),  Comprehensive textbook of psychotherapy: Theory and practice, (pp. 336-358).  New York: Oxford University Press.


Workshops/Poster Presentations:

Panichelli-Mindel, S. M. (2011, November). Identifying and Working with Children Coping with ADHD in a School Setting.  Workshop presented at ASPIRA Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Panichelli-Mindel, S. M. (2011, November). Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents: What Does It Look Like and How Can We Treat It.  Workshop presented at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

Panichelli-Mindel, S. M. (November 2008). Graduate Training Clinics Serving the Community: How We Integrate Science and Practice. Chair of symposium to be presented at the 42nd annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL.

Panichelli-Mindel, S. M. & Messing, M. (November 2008). Integrating Science and Practice in an Urban, Child-Focused, Community Mental Health Clinic. Presenter at a symposium at the 42nd annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL

Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Brereton, J., Miller, R., Egbert, L., Raimo, S., & Popick, V. (November 2008). Treatment Retention and Attrition in an Urban Community Based Mental Health Clinic: Why Do They Stay and Why Do They Leave? Poster presented at the 42nd annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL.

Scarth, E., Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Anghelone, S., & Miller, R. (November 2008). Discrepancies in Parent and Child Ratings of Child's Depression and Anxiety: Does Parent's Anxiety or Depression have a Moderating Effect? Poster to be presented at the 42nd annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL.

Vanderbeek, C., Armstrong, S. L., Lawson, C., & Panichelli-Mindel, S. M. (August 2008). Relationships between Autism Spectrum Disorder, Theory of Mind and Language. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association.

Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Anghelone, S., Foran, K. F., Walters-Bugbee, S., & Miller, R. H. (November, 2007). Maternal and Paternal Internalizing Symptomatology, Child Psychopathology, and Level of Parental Involvement in a Clinic-Referred Sample.  Poster presented at the 41st annual meeting of the Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Brereton, J., Booker, G., Messing, M., & Panichelli-Mindel, S.M. (November, 2007). The Relationship Between Children's Social Perceptions, Social Skills, and Treatment Outcome. Poster presented at the 41st annual meeting of the Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Musico, J. A., Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Spinell, J. S., & McDuffie, M. S. (November, 2007). Interpretation Biases of Social Events in (Socially) Anxious Adolescents. Poster presented at the 41st annual meeting of the Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Napier, K., Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Leff, S., & McClure, K. S. (November, 2007). Parent's Attitudes towards Relational Aggression. Poster presented at the 41st annual meeting of the Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Panichelli-Mindel, S. M. (March, 2007). Don't Worry...Be Happy: Identification and Treatment of Anxiety in Youth.  Three-credit CE Workshop presented at CORA Services, Philadelphia, PA.

Warnick H., Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Deal, S., & Millheims, K. (November, 2006).  Disordered Eating and Self-Injurious Behavior: The Influence of Emotion Regulation. Poster presented at the 40th annual meeting of the Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Flannery-Schroeder, E., Warnick, H., Vanderbeek, C., & Rodriguez, M. (November, 2005).  Teacher Training Effects on Anxiety in School Children.  Poster presented at the 39th annual meeting of the Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, D.C.

Flannery-Schroeder, E., Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Gunnip, S. M., & Bujoreanu, S. (November, 2005). Depiction of Anxiety in Children's Movies:  Implications for the Development of Effective Coping Skills. Poster presented at the 39th annual meeting of the Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, D.C.

McClure, K. S., Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Caprara, K. A., Bishop, C. T., Gunteski, C., & Cunningham, A. (June, 2005). The Development of a Child-Focused Practice Research Network in a Psychology Training Clinic.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, Harrisburg, PA. 

Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Callahan, S. A., Power, T. J., & Kendall, P. C. (November, 1996). Cognitive Processing in Anxiety-Disordered Youth: Expectations and Attributions.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.

Power, T. J., Eiraldi, R., Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Snyder, A. M., DuPaul, G., & Anastopoulos, A.  (November, 1996).  The Clinical Utility of the ADHD Rating Scale-IV.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.

Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Flannery-Schroeder, E., Callahan, S., & Kendall, P. C. (November, 1996).  Disclosure and nondisclosure among anxiety disordered-youth: Subject characteristics and treatment outcome.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C.

Ashmore-Callahan, S., Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Flannery, E., & Kendall, P. C. (November, 1994).  Fathers of anxious children: A preliminary investigation.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, San Diego, CA.

Chansky, T. E., Kendall, P. C., & Panichelli-Mindel, S. M.  (November, 1994).  Anxiety disorders in youth: Expectations and self-perceptions in social situations.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, San Diego, CA.

Kortlander, E. S., Kendall, P. C., Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Warman, M. J., Ashmore-Callahan, S., & Levin, M. R. (November, 1994).  Maternal beliefs about coping in clinically anxious children.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, San Diego, CA.

Panichelli, S. M., Kendall, P. C., Callahan, S. A., Levin, M., & Gerow, M. (November, 1993). Social Behavior Scale for Anxious Children: Initial development and validation.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Atlanta, GA.

Atkins, M. S., Brown, K., Osborne, M. L., Holland, A., Hampton, V., & Panichelli, S. (1991). Subtypes of childhood antisocial behavior and peer social status: Teacher and peer perspectives.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, Zandvoort, Holland.

Last Updated: 10/13/14