Angela S. Breidenstine, PhD

Current Positions:
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Supervisor, Tulane Infant Team
Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Consultant, Tulane Parenting Education Program (T-PEP)
Clinical Psychologist, Tulane Infant Mental Health Services (TIMHS)
Coordinator/Trainer, Tulane Infant Mental Health Training Program

Education and Training:
Bridgewater College, Virginia, 1989, B.A. (cum laude), English & Psychology
Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, 1998, M.S., Psychology
University of Virginia, 2000, M.Ed., Clinical Psychology
University of Virginia, 2004, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology
Tulane University School of Medicine, 7/03 - 6/04, Clinical Psychology Internship
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 9/04 - 8/05, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Early Childhood program

Years at Tulane:
Since 2005

Angela S. Breidenstine, Ph.D. works as a psychologist with the Tulane Infant Team, where she supervises the clinical work of a pre-doctoral psychology intern and provides evaluation and intervention services for maltreated infants, toddlers, biological parents, and foster parents. She also works with the Tulane Parenting Education Program (T-PEP), where she provides parenting interventions to families involved in the child welfare system.As part of T-PEP, she conducts clinical consultation with three other family resource programs around the state of LA.

Angie is also a clinical psychologist with Tulane Infant Mental Health Services (TIMHS), a program that provides mental health evaluation and intervention services to low-income families with young children.She is one of the coordinators and trainers for the Tulane Infant Mental Health Training program, which is offered to clinicians from the local community and from around the state.In addition, Angie offers some evaluation and therapy services through Tulane Psychotherapy Associates, an outpatient clinic.Her research interests include questions related to developmental psychopathology, attachment relationships, and risk and resilience.

Selected Publications :
Breidenstine, A. S., Couvillion, J., & Many, C. (2012).Forging A Healthier Path: A Multidisciplinary Team Approach to Reducing Risk and Improving Child Outcomes.Zero To Three Journal, July, 2012.

Breidenstine, A. S., Bailey, L. O., Zeanah, C. H., & Larrieu, J. A. (2011).Attachment and trauma in early childhood: A review.Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma, 4(4), 274-290.

Smyke, A. T. & Breidenstine, A. S. (2009). Foster care in early childhood. In C. H. Zeanah (Ed.), Handbook of infant mental health (3rd ed., pp.500-515). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Phone: (504) 988-9200



Angela Breidenstine

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000