Tara S. Peris, PhD

Tara S. Peris, PhD

Pediatric Psychology
Accepting new patients
Primary Location
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
300 Medical Plaza
Suite 1200
Los Angeles, California 90095
Phone
Fax
310-267-1908

About

Dr. Tara Peris is a Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences. She is currently the Vice Chair for Research and the Associate Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. In addition, she is the Program Director of the UCLA ABC Partial Hospitalization Program and Co-Director of the UCLA Child OCD, Anxiety, and Tic Disorders Program. Dr. Peris's research and clinical interests are in developmental psychopathology, with a particular focus on anxiety, OCD, and related disorders. Her research examines developmental trajectories of these conditions as well as strategies for optimizing treatment outcome.  Dr. Peris's work has been funded by the National Institute of Mental health, the Patient Centered Research Institute, the Brain and Behavior Foundation and other private foundations. She is the recipient of the 2016 Abidin Early Career Award from the Society of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology.

Languages

English

Education

Internship

NPI, 2006

Degree

University of Virginia School of Medicine, PhD, 2006

Locations

West Los Angeles

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry| Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital