SUSAN M. PANICHELLI MINDEL, PHD
Department of Psychology
Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Research


Susan M. Panichelli Mindel, PhD

Contact

Email: susanmi@pcom.edu
Office: 215-871-6386
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Dr. Mindel is a licensed clinical psychologist with extensive experience in the delivery of cognitive-behavioral evidence-based treatments for 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 at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 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. In addition, Dr. Mindel provides pro bono consultation and services to staff and youth at a public charter school in Philadelphia.

  • Education

    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.

  • Courses

    Dr. Mindel teaches doctoral courses in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, Research Methods/Dissertation Seminar, Learning Theories, Clinical Practicum, among others. Dr. Mindel also teaches informally through the supervision and mentoring of students in their clinical and research work.

  • Research

    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. She is currently involved in research examining coping and anxiety in Latino youth, as well as acculturation as related to parenting variables and psychopathology. Furthermore, her interests branch out to broader areas including general child psychopathology, peer relationships, self-esteem, 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.

  • Publications

    Recent Publications and Presentations:

    DiTomasso, R. A., Cahn, S. C., Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., and McFillan, R. (2013). Specialty Competencies in Clinical Psychology. Oxford: Oxford University Press

    Sperrazza, C. J., Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Dailey, K., Levitt, M., Fernandez, L., Bedden, E., Fleischer, N. (2017, May). Exploring the Predictive Values of Self-Evaluations and Cognitive Distortion in Relation to Childhood Anxiety among Hispanic/Latino Youth. Poster presented at PCOM’s Research Day, Philadelphia, PA

    Panichelli-Mindel, S. M. (2016, September). Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD. Workshop presented at Center for Brief Therapy at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

    Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Fabius, K., Klinkhoff, C., Moran, B., Bosacker, C., Sperrazza, C., Levitt, M., Tyler, J , & Gosch, E. (November 2015). Update on a School-Based Group CBT Intervention for Inner City Latino Youth. Poster presented at the 49th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL

    Panichelli-Mindel, S. M. (2015, November). Working with Diverse Populations in Therapy. Workshop presented at Friends Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

    Panichelli-Mindel, S. M. (2015, September). Working with Diverse Populations in Therapy. Workshop presented at Center for Brief Therapy at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

    Klinkhoff, C., Moran, B., Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Sperrazza, C., Binns, K., Tyler, J., & Bosacker, C. (2015, May). Does Self Perceived and/or Objective Reports of Social Acceptance Predict Social Anxiety and Depression? Poster presented at PCOMs Annual Research Day, Philadelphia, PA

    Tyler, J., Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Binns, K., Sperrazza, C., & Kritzstein, A. (November 2014). Maladaptive Perfectionism and Anxiety in Latino Youth. Poster presented at the PCOMs Annual Research Day, Philadelphia., PA

    Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Tyler, J., Bosacker, C., Klinkhoff, C., Moran, B., Binns, K., Sperrazza, C., Kritzstein, A., & Harmon, L. (November 2014). A School-Based Group CBT Intervention for Inner City Latino Youth. Poster presented at the 48th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA

    Tyler, J., Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Binns, K., Sperrazza, C., & Kritzstein, A. (November 2014). Maladaptive Perfectionism and Anxiety in Latino Youth. Poster presented at the 48th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA

    Panichelli-Mindel, S. M. and DiTomasso, R. (2014, April). Identification and Treatment of Anxiety Disorders. Workshop presented for Jewish Family and Children Services, Philadelphia, PA

    Felgoise, S. H., Zahn, B. S., Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Gingras, R., & Potts, E. (January, 2014). Introduction and Reinforcement of Advocacy and Social Justice as Core Competencies in the Curriculum of the PsyD Program in Clinical Psychology. Poster presented at the Mid-Winter Conference of The National Council of Schools and Programs in Professional Psychology, New Orleans, LA

    Panichelli-Mindel, S. M., Bosacker, C, Tyler, J., Moran, B. & Klinkhoff, C. (November 2013). A Pilot Study of a School Based Intervention for Inner City Middle School Students. Poster presented at the 47th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN

  • Memberships

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