Distinguished University Professor and Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology
Child and adolescent clinical psychology;
anxiety disorders and their treatment;
computer-assisted mental health services for youth;
Dr. Kendall is an active researcher, scholar, and clinician. His CV lists over 450 publications, including over 30 books and over 20 treatment manuals and workbooks. His treatment programs have been translated into dozens of languages, and he has had over 30 years of uninterrupted grant support from various agencies. Having received many thousands of citations per year, he placed among an elite handful of the most “Highly-Cited” individuals in all of the social and medical sciences. In a recent quantitative analysis of the publications by and citations to all members of the faculty in the 157 American Psychological Association approved programs in clinical psychology, Dr. Kendall ranked 5th.
Dr. Kendall has garnered prestigious awards: Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, inaugural Research Recognition Award from the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, “Great Teacher” award from Temple University, identified as a “top therapist” in the tristate area by Philadelphia Magazine, and a named chair and Distinguished University Professorship at Temple University. He has been president of the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (Division 53) of APA as well as President of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy (AABT, now ABCT). Recently, ABCT recognized and awarded him for his “Outstanding Contribution by an Individual for Educational / Training Activities.”
Dr. Kendall has contributed as a basic scientist, theorist, teacher, administrative leader, and public intellectual. His contributions include seminal work on the treatment of anxiety disorders in youth, cognitive-behavioral theory, assessment, and treatment, research methodology, and in the conceptualizing and understanding of the psychopathology and treatment of children and adolescents.
Dr. Kendall is known for his clinical sensitivity, rigorous research methodology, creative and integrative approaches, and commitment to graduate mentoring.
- Cummings, C., Caporino, N., & Kendall, P. C. (in press). Comorbidity of anxiety and depression in children and adolescents: 20 years after. Psychological Bulletin,
- Comer, J. & Kendall, P. C. (Eds.) (2013). Oxford Handbook of Research Strategies for Clinical Psychology. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
- Benjamin, C., Harrison, J., Settipani, C., Brodman, D., & Kendall, P.C. (2013). Anxiety and related outcomes in young adults 7 to 19 years after receiving treatment for child anxiety. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 81, 865-876.
- Read, K., Comer, J., & Kendall, P.C. (2013). The intolerance of uncertainty scale for children (IUS-C): Discriminating between primary anxiety diagnoses. Psychological Assessment, 25, 722-729.
- Caporino, N., Brodman, D., Kendall, P.C., Albano, A.M., Sherrill, J., Piacentini, J., Sakolsky, D., Birmaher, B., Compton, S., Keeton, C., Ginsburg, G., Rynn, M., McCracken, J., Gosch, E., March, J., & Walkup, J. (2013). Defining treatment response and remission in child anxiety: Signal detection analysis using the Pediatric Anxiety Rating Scale. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 52, 57-67.
- Podell, J., Kendall, P. C., Gosch, E., Compton, S., March, J., Albano, A .M., Rynn, M., Walkup, J., Sherrill, J., Ginsburg, G., Keeton, C., Birmaher, B., & Piacentini, J. C. (2013). Therapist factors and outcomes in CBT for anxiety in youth. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 44, 89-98.
- Kerns, C., Read, K., Klugman, J., & Kendall, P. C. (2013). Cognitive behavioral therapy for youth with social anxiety: Differential short- and long-term treatment outcomes. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 27, 210-215.
- Settipani, C., O’Neil, K., Podell, J., Beidas, R., & Kendall, P. C. (2013). Youth anxiety and parent factors over time: Directionality of change among youth treated for anxiety. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 42, 9-21.
- Keeton, C., Ginsburg, G., Drake, K., Sakolsky, D., Kendall, P. C., Birmaher, B., Albano, A., March, J., Rynn, M., Piacentini, J., & Walkup, J. (2013). Benefits of child-focused anxiety treatments for parents and family functioning. Depression and Anxiety,
- Villabo, M., Gere, M., Torgersen, S., Arnberg, K., Neumer, S. & Kendall, P. C. (2013). Anxious self-statements in clinic-referred U.S. and Norwegian anxiety-disordered youth. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 37, 840-850.
- Settipani, C., & Kendall, P. C. (2013). Social functioning in youth with anxiety disorders: Association with anxiety severity and outcomes from cognitive-behavioral therapy. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 44, 1-18.
- Villabø, M., Cummings, C., Gere, M., Torgersen, S., & Kendall, P. C. (2013). Anxious youth in research and service clinics. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 27, 16-24.
- Marker, C., Comer, J., Abramova, V., & Kendall, P.C. (2013). The reciprocal relationship between alliance and symptom improvement across the treatment of childhood anxiety. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 42, 22-33.
- Tiwari, S., Kendall, P.C., Hoff, A., Harrison, J., & Fizur, P. (2013). Characteristics of exposure sessions as predictors of treatment response in anxious youth. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 42, 34-43.
- Aschenbrand, S. & Kendall, P. C. (2012). The effect of perceived child anxiety status on latency to intervene with anxious and non-anxious youth. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 80, 232-238.
- Kendall, P. C., Settipani, C. & Cummings, C. (2012). No need to worry: The promising future of child anxiety research. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 41, 103-115.
- Kerns, C. M. & Kendall, P. C. (2012). The presentation and classification of anxiety in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 323-347.
- Kendall, P. C. (Ed). (2012). Child and adolescent therapy: Cognitive-behavioral procedures (4th ed.) New York: Guilford Press.
- Mychailyszyn, M., Brodman, D., Read, K., & Kendall, P. C. (2012). Cognitive-behavioral school-based interventions for anxious and depressed youth: A meta-analysis of outcomes. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 19, 129-153
- Ginsburg, G. Kendall, P. C., Sakolsky, D., Compton, S., Piacentini, J., Albano, A. M., Walkup, J., Sherrill, J., Coffey, K., Rynn, M., Keeton, C., McCracken, J., Bergman, L., Iyengar, S., Birmaher, B., & March, J. (2011). Remission after acute treatment in children and adolescents with anxiety disorders: Findings from the CAMS. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 79, 806-813.
- Kendall, P. C. & Comer, J. S. (2010). Childhood disorders. (2nd ed.) London: Psychology Press.
- Furr, J., Comer, J., Edmunds, J., & Kendall, P. C. (2010). Disasters and youth: A meta-analytic examination of posttraumatic stress. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 78, 765-780.
- Beidas, R. & Kendall, P.C. (2010). Training therapists in evidence based practice: A critical review of studies from a systems-contextual perspective. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 17, 1-30.
- Khanna, M. & Kendall, P. C. (2010). Computer-assisted cognitive-behavioral therapy for child anxiety: Results of a randomized clinical trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 78, 737-745.
- Research Methods in Clinical Psychology (graduate level)
- Independent research