Dr. Parrish is a faculty member at Johns Hopkins in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She is the Director of the Pediatric Health Psychology programs, Co-Director of the Pediatric Medical Psychology program, and Training Director of the postdoctoral child/pediatric psychology fellowship program. Dr. Parrish specializes in improving emotion regulation in children and adolescents. Her clinical interests emphasize practicing and promoting evidence-based care, including parent management training for childhood noncompliance, cognitive-behavioral therapy for youth anxiety/depression, and acceptance and mindfulness-based interventions to improve self-regulation. She is the director of behavior medicine services for the Pediatric Burn Program (Director: Alejandro Garcia, MD), Division of Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis Program (Director: Alicia Neu, MD), Division of Pediatric Dermatology (Director: Anna Grossberg, MD), and Center for Sweat Disorders (Director: Malcolm Brock, MD).
Dr. Parrish received her doctorate in Developmental and Clinical Psychology from the University of Maine. She completed her predoctoral internship training at the Children’s Hospital at Stanford & Children’s Health Council in Palo Alto, CA. She completed a postdoctoral clinical fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University Division of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.