Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

CarminCherylProfessor-Clinical of Psychology; Director of Clinical Psychology Training

College of Medicine
Wexner Medical Center


General Research Interests: My research efforts have concentrated on the evidence–based assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders. Most recently, my research has focused on the prevalence of anxiety in coronary heart disease (CHD). Ultimately, I hope to extend and refine treatment interventions to those individuals with CHD and anxiety.

Clinical Interests: Prevalence and evidence-based treatment of anxiety disorders, anxiety and coronary heart disease, cognitive behavior therapy.

Research Technique: Heart rate variability assessment

Current Research Projects: Impact of Psychological Services on Health Service Utilization for Individuals with Coronary Heart Disease

Active Funding: American Psychological Association

PubMed articles

Current staff:
Philip Binkley, MD
Kathi Kemper, MD
Raymond Ownby, MD, PhD

Education and Training:
1974 BS, Hahnemann Medical College & Hospital, Philadelphia
1980 MEd, Counseling Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia
1986 PhD, Counseling & Student Personnel Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Postgraduate Education/Training: 1990 Post-doctoral fellowship in Cognitive Therapy, specializing in anxiety disorders, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine & University Hospitals of Cleveland, Phobia Clinic Cleveland

Editorial Activities:
Editor, Special Issue, Cognitive and Behavioral Practice
2011 – present Journal of Obsessive Compulsive Disorders – editorial board
1997 – present Cognitive and Behavioral Practice – editorial board Certifications and Licenses 1989 – present Health Service Provider in Psychology
2012 – present Certified Trainer/Consultant: Academy of Cognitive Therapy
2014 – present Licensed Clinical Psychologist,: State of Ohio Society/Memberships 1987 – Present Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
2008 – 2011 Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Board of Directors
2002 – present Founding Fellow/Diplomate, Academy of Cognitive Therapy
2006 – present Credentialing Committee, Academy of Cognitive Therapy

Academic and Clinical Services: Clinical Services Specialize in cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety disorders and in behavioral cardiology.

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