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Brigid Cahill, Ph.D.

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Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-3113

Fax: (585) 442-0815

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Professional Background

Dr. Brigid Cahill received her bachelor's degree in psychology at St. Mary's College of Maryland in 1994, graduating magna cum laude. Prior to continuing her education, she worked first as a preprofessional trainee with the Devereux Foundation near Philadelphia, PA, and then as a research assistant at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. While in graduate school, she pursued research in treatment outcomes and in successful aging. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical-Community Psychology at the University of South Carolina in 2002, after completing her predoctoral internship through the University of Rochester Medical Center's Department of Psychiatry. After completing a postdoctoral fellowship here at the University of Rochester's Counseling Center, she joined the faculty. She worked as the outreach coordinator from 2005-2007, the director of training from 2007-2019, and has been the UCC Director since 2018.



PHD | University of South Carolina
Clinical Psychology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

08/01/2002 - 07/31/2003
Fellowship at University of Rochester Medical Center

09/01/2001 - 08/31/2002
Internship in Clinical Psychology at University of Rochester Medical Center


Journal Articles

Renninger, S. M.; Phillips, J. C.; Magnus, K.; Armstrong, S. K.; Cahill, B.; Herman, M.; Savino, F.; Taylor, K.M.; Vajik. "Outcomes of an organizational diversity initiative: Diversifying trainers to diversify psychology." Training and Education in Professional Psychology. 2015; : 9(3), 229-234.