Rebecca Siegel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Siegel, Rebecca 2012



Office Phone: (919) 929-7449
B.S., Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.D., Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
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Phone: (919) 962-9799


B.A., Psychology, Amherst College
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Miami
Internship, Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, Brown University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, Brown University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Women's Mood Disorders, UNC-Chapl Hill Department of Psychiatry

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Rebecca Siegel, Ph.D. graduated from the University of Miami with a degree in clinical child and adolescent psychology.  She developed a specialty in adolescent mood disorders during her pre-doctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Brown University and a second specialization in perinatal mood disorders during her postdoctoral fellowship at the UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders.  Her research has focused on interpersonal relationships and psychotherapy for adolescent and perinatal mood disorders.  Dr. Siegel currently provides psychotherapy for adolescents and adults with a specialty in the treatment of depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder.  She is also involved with several research studies in the UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders.



Representative Publications:

1. Siegel, R.S. & Dickstein, D.P. (2011). Anxiety in adolescents: Update on its diagnosis and treatment for primary care providers.
Adolescent Health, Medicine, and Therapeutics, 3, 1-16.

2. Siegel, R.S., La Greca, A.M., & Harrison, H.M. (2009). Peer victimization and social anxiety in adolescents: Prospective and reciprocal relationships.
Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 38,1096-1109.

3. Freeman, A., Youngstrom, E., Michalak, E., Siegel, R., Meyers, O., & Findling, R. (2009). Quality of life in pediatric bipolar disorder.
Pediatrics, 123, e446-e452

4. Henin A., Biederman J., Mick E., Sachs, G.S., Hirshfeld-Becker D.R., Siegel, R.S., McMurrich S., Grandin L., Nierenberg A.A. (2005). Psychopathology in the offspring of parents with bipolar disorder: A controlled study.
Biological Psychiatry, 58, 554-561

5. Nierenberg, A.A., Spencer, T., Wisneiwsky, S.R., Otto, M.W., Simon, N.S., Pollack, M.H., Yan, L.A., Siegel, R.S., Sachs, G.S. (2005). Clinical and diagnostic implications of ADHD comorbidity in adults with bipolar disorder: Data from the first 1000 STEP-BD participants.
Biological Psychiatry, 57(11), 1467-1473.