Tina R Goldstein, PhD

Pittsburgh Foundation Endowed Professor in Psychiatry Research and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

Clinical Psychology, University of Colorado Boulder
Clinical Psychology, University of Colorado Boulder
Clinical Psychology, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC
Clinical Psychology, University of Pittsburgh

Current Appointments

Co-Director, Services for Teens at Risk (STAR) Center
Director of Psychotherapy, Pediatric Mood Disorders
Co-Director, Predoctoral Clinical Psychology Internship Training Program

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Psychological Association
Member, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
Member, International Society for Bipolar Disorder

Selected Honors & Awards

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, National Science and Technology Council
Klerman Young Investigator Award, Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Mental Health Research Award, Mental Health America Allegheny County

Research Interests

Adolescent mood disorders & suicide; Proximal risk factors for suicidal behavior; Psychosocial prevention and intervention
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Goldstein TR, Krantz ML, Fersch-Podrat RK, Hotkowski NJ, Merranko J, Sobel L, Axelson D, Birmaher B, Douaihy A. A brief motivational intervention for enhancing medication adherence for adolescents with bipolar disorder: A pilot randomized trial. J Affect Disord. 2020 Mar 15;265:1-9. PMID: 31957686
  2. Goldstein TR, Krantz M, Merranko J, Garcia M, Sobel L, Rodriguez C, Douaihy A, Axelson DA, Birmaher B. Medication adherence among adolescents with bipolar disorder. J Child Adol Psychopharmacol. 2016 Dec;26(10). PMID: 27419273
  3. Goldstein TR, Fersch RK, Rivera M, Axelson DA, Merranko J, Yu H, , Brent DA, Birmaher B. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for Adolescents with Bipolar Disorder: Results from a Pilot Randomized Trial. J Child Adol Psychopharmacol. 2015 Mar;25(2):140-149. PMID: 25010702
  4. Goldstein TR, Fersch-Podrat RK, Axelson DA, Gilbert A, Hlastala S, Birmaher B, Frank E. Early Intervention for adolescents at high risk for the development of bipolar disorder: Pilot study of Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy (IPSRT). Psychotherapy. 2014 Mar;51(1):180-18. PMID: 24377402
  5. Goldstein TR, Ha W, Axelson DA, Goldstein BI, Liao F, Gill MK, Ryan ND, Yen S, Hunt J, Hower H, Keller M, Strober M, Birmaher B. Predictors of prospectively observed suicide attempts among youth with bipolar disorder. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2012 Nov;69(11):1113-1122. PMID: 22752079

Clinical Interests

Child & adolescent mood disorders; Adolescent suicide; Pediatric bipolar disorder

Education Interests

Research mentorship; Clinical psychologist training; Evidence-based psychosocial intervention