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Perry-Parrish, Carisa, Ph.D.

Dr. Carisa Perry-Parish

Assistant Professor
Pediatric Medical Psychology
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Main Office Address

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
600 N. Wolfe St., CMSC 312
Baltimore, MD 21287-3325

Phone 410-955-7674 / Fax 410-955-8691




B.S. (Psychology)

University of Georgia


Ph.D., Developmental and Clinical Psychology

University of Maine


Clinical Psychology Internship (APA-Accredited)

Children’s Hospital at Stanford & Children’s Health Council


Postdoctoral Clinical Fellowship

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Professional Interests  

  • Emotion regulation
  • Acceptance and mindfulness-based interventions for improving self-regulation
  • Parent training for noncompliant children
  • Integrating evidence-based mental health services in primary care

Selected Publications

Perry-Parrish, C., Waasdorp, T., & Bradshaw, C. (in press) Peer nominations of emotional expressivity among urban children: Social and psychological correlates. Social Development.

Zeman, J., Perry-Parrish, C., & Cassano, M. (in press). Parent-child discussions of anger and sadness. In Special Issue: Focus on Gender: Parent and Child Contributions to Socialization of Emotional Competence. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development.

Perry-Parrish, C., & Zeman, J. (2010). Relations among sadness regulation, peer acceptance, and social functioning in early adolescence: The role of gender. Social Development.

Perry-Parrish, C., & Dodge, R. (2010). Understanding the validity hierarchy for study design and study type. For Special Series: Research in practice. Pediatrics in Review.

Cassano, M., Zeman, J., & Perry-Parrish, C. (2007). Influence of gender on parental socialization of children’s sadness regulation. Social Development, 16, 210-231.

Zeman, J., Cassano, M., Perry-Parrish, C., & Stegall, S. (2006). Emotion regulation in children and adolescents. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 27, 155-168.

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