Eleanor McGlinchey

Assistant Professor of Psychology, School of Psychology and Counseling

Contact Information


  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Clinical Child Psychology
  • Sleep and Dreaming
  • Research Seminar
  • Child Psychopathology
  • Clinical Practicum
  • Research Practicum


  • Interventions for child and adolescent mood disorders
  • Insomnia and circadian rhythm dysfunction in mood and anxiety disorders
  • Sleep health disparities in racial and ethnic minority populations
  • Psychosocial and biological determinants of sleep health development


  • PhD, Psychology, University of California, Berkeley
  • MA, Psychology, University of California, Berkeley
  • BA, Temple University Internship: Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Columbia University Medical Center

Academic Profile

Eleanor (Ellie) McGlinchey, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at FDU, in Teaneck, New Jersey, and core faculty in the Ph.D. Program in Clinical Psychology. She has an MA and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center and continues to hold a research appointment there. Her research interests include Behavioral Sleep Medicine, interventions for child and adolescent depression, and health disparities. She directs the R.H.E.S.T. lab (Research on Health, Emotions, Sleep, and Treatments) with FDU doctoral, masters, and undergraduate students.