Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Rebecca  Ford-Paz, PhD

Rebecca Ford-Paz, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Focus of Work

Bio

Dr. Ford-Paz is the Coordinating Psychologist of the Mood & Anxiety Program at Children's Memorial Hospital and provides evidence-based evaluation and individual, family, and group cognitive behavioral therapy in Spanish and English for a variety of anxiety and depressive disorders. Dr. Ford-Paz also has clinical and research interests in the reduction of mental health disparities for Latino youth and families. More specifically, she is interested in the cultural adaptation of evidence-based tr...[Read full text]Dr. Ford-Paz is the Coordinating Psychologist of the Mood & Anxiety Program at Children's Memorial Hospital and provides evidence-based evaluation and individual, family, and group cognitive behavioral therapy in Spanish and English for a variety of anxiety and depressive disorders. Dr. Ford-Paz also has clinical and research interests in the reduction of mental health disparities for Latino youth and families. More specifically, she is interested in the cultural adaptation of evidence-based treatment to improve treatment retention and outcomes for Latino youth. Currently, she is involved in community-based participatory research with 3 agency partners: Healthcare Alternative Systems, Alternatives, Inc., and Alivio Medical Center to target the prevention of depression in Latino youth.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • PhD: Depaul University, Clinical Psychology (2006)