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