Christopher S. Reigeluth, PhD is a professor, author, and licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in boys and men’s mental health, masculine gender socialization, and child and adolescent psychology and therapy. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Clinical Psychology at Oregon Health & Science University. Below is some additional information on background, training, and interests.
Education & Training
Dr. Reigeluth completed his doctoral training at Clark University including a two-year fellowship at the Yale University Child Study Center. Throughout graduate school and his career, Dr. Reigeluth’s clinical training and academic interests have included boys and men’s mental health and understanding ways that dominant messages about “manhood” can influence well-being. An additional area of specialization is adolescent masculinities and treatment engagement.
Dr. Reigeluth’s research explores adolescent boys, masculine gender socialization, and psychological well-being. For five years, he directed the Masculinities and Mental Health Research Group at Pacific University. His publications include peer-review journal articles and book chapters, along with The Masculinity Workbook for Teens: Discover What Being a Guy Means to You. Dr. Reigeluth’s current academic pursuits focus on school-based gender education and awareness-building programs for teen boys and teachers, along with treatment engagement interventions. He co-developed and is piloting a school-based Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) group for teens with anxiety. See Publications for more information.
Dr. Reigeluth is licensed in the state of Oregon (No. 2939). As a clinical psychologist, his primary orientation and therapeutic modality is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), a third wave cognitive behavioral therapy. Along with boys and men’s mental health, Dr. Reigeluth’s clinical expertise includes child and adolescent trauma, anxiety and other stress-related conditions. He has worked extensively with individuals, families and groups. Dr. Reigeluth provides therapy and supervises doctoral students and medical fellows at the Oregon Health & Science University – Child and Adolescent Outpatient Clinic. See Clinical Services for more information.
Professional Organizations and Other Positions
- Member, Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (Division 53)
- Member, Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinities (Division 51) and Chair of Trauma and Violence Special Interest Group
- Past Advisory Board Member
- Past Member
- Past Member
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