Faculty: Matthew Carper, PhD

Matthew Carper

Matthew Carper, PhD

Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology Department

Associate Director, Center for Psychological Science

Consulting Psychologist, Youth and Family Psychotherapy Services

Work Space 205B
Degree Major/Emphasis Institution
PhD Clinical Psychology Temple University
MA Clinical Psychology Temple University
BA Psychology Boston University


  • Introduction to Psychological Research
  • Statistics
  • Psychopathology of Childhood and Adolescence

Research and Practice Interests

  • Youth anxiety and OCD
  • Mechanisms of change in CBT for youth anxiety and OCD
  • Digital mental health
  • Behavioral sleep problems in youth
  • Quantitative methods

Professional Licenses and Certifications

  • Licensed Psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider, MA #11833
  • Licensed Psychologist, RI #PS02083


  • 2017 - Dissertation Grant Award, Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology
  • 2016-2017 - Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (F31MH105104), National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
  • 2016 - Departmental Statistics Funding Award
  • 2016 - Faculty Commendation for Excellence
  • 2014 - Psychology Department Travel Award
  • 2014 - Coauthor on winning paper for Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Speical Interest Group Student Travel Award, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
  • 2014 - Faculty Commendation for Excellence
  • 2013 - College of Liberal Arts Travel Award
  • 2012-2013 - Psychology Department Travel Award
  • 2013 - Alternate Awardee, Mind and Life Institute 1440 Award for Real World Contemplative Practice
  • 2009 - Psychology Department Research Award, Boston University
  • 2008-2009 - Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Funded Research Opportunities Grant

Publications and Presentations

Concurrent Leadership, Service and Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor, Cognitive and Behavioral Practice
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on "Applications of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy in Response to COVID-19", Cognitive and Behavioral Practice
  • Member, Think Tank on Digital Mental Health, ABCT

Prior Experience

  • 2019-2021: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Quantitative Sciences Program, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • 2018-2019: Clinical Psychology Predictoral Internship, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University