Matthew H. Rouse, PhD, MSW
Clinical Psychologist, ADHD and Behavior Disorders Center
Child Mind Institute
Emily Abromowitz, Staff AssociateEmily.Abromowitz@childmind.org
Matthew H. Rouse, PhD, MSW, is a clinical psychologist in the ADHD and Behavior Disorders Center. He specializes in the assessment and treatment of ADHD and behavior disorders, as well as other disorders that may contribute to behavioral difficulties in children and adolescents.
He has training and experience in parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT), the positive parenting program (Triple P), Incredible Years, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), parent management training, trauma-focused CBT, cognitive processing therapy and integrative behavioral couple therapy (IBCT).
Dr. Rouse brings to the Child Mind Institute an extensive background of working with military couples and families. At the US Department of Veterans Affairs, he expanded clinical service offerings to the partners and children of veterans and created a program to enhance parenting skills in veterans with their own mental health diagnoses.
Dr. Rouse’s research focuses mainly on parenting skills and how they contribute to child development and behavior. He has co-authored several book chapters and scholarly publications in peer-reviewed journals, including Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review and Journal of Traumatic Stress.
Dr. Rouse believes that families are best served by treatments that are evidence-based, and that parents, teachers and other caregivers who spend the most time with children should be equipped with tools and skills in order to enhance the benefits of treatment.
- Post-doctoral Psychology Fellow, US Department of Veterans Affairs
- Clinical Fellow, Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
- Teaching Fellow, Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine
- Clinical Child and Family Social Work Fellow, Yale School of Medicine Child Study Center
- PhD, Clinical Psychology, Emory University
- MSW, Mental Health, Barry University School of Social Work
- BA, English, Williams College
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