Matthew Mychailyszyn


Professor, Clinical Psychology, Director of M.A. in Clinical Psychology Graduate Program


Contact Info

LA 3141


Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology,
Temple University

Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Loyola University Maryland

Dr. Mychailyszyn completed a research assistant-ship at Johns Hopkins Medical Institution. He completed his pre-doctoral clinical internship at Kennedy Krieger Institute in the department of Behavioral Psychology and a post-doctoral fellowship at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

Areas of Expertise

Early-middle childhood

Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Anxiety Disorders

Pediatric Feeding Disorders

Parent-Training for management of childhood disruptive behaviors


In addition to teaching full-time at Towson University, as a licensed psychologist, Dr. Mychailyszyn also engages in clinical work part-time at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital.


Research Interests

Dr. Mychailyszyn’s research interests are centered on clinical issues among youth: most specifically, internalizing disorders in youth, feeding difficulties in infancy and early childhood, pediatric obesity, and the manifestation of such problems within the school context.


Clinical Interests

Dr. Mychailyszyn’s specific clinical interests focus on three particular areas in youth: 1) anxiety disorders, 2) behavioral problems, 3) feeding difficulties.


Selected Publications

Mychailyszyn, M. P., & Elson, D. M. (2018). Working through the blues: A meta-analysis on Interpersonal Psychotherapy for depressed adolescents (IPT-A). Children and Youth Services Review, 87, 123-129. doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2018.02.011. PDF.

Beidas, R.S., Mychailyszyn. M.P., Podell, J.L., & Kendall, P.C. (2013). Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for anxious youth: The inner workings. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 20, 134-146. PDF.

Mychailyszyn, M. P., Brodman, D. M., Read, K. L., & Kendall, P. C. (2012). Cognitive-behavioral school-based interventions for anxious and depressed youth: A meta-analysis of outcomes. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 19, 129-153. PDF.

Beidas, R.S., Mychailyszyn, M.P., Edmunds, J., Khanna, M., Downey, M., & Kendall, P. (2012). Training school mental health providers to deliver cognitive-behavioral therapy. School Mental Health, 4, 197-206. doi: 10.1007/s12310-012-9074-0. PDF.

Mychailyszyn, M. P., Beidas, R. S., Benjamin, C. L., Edmunds, J. M., Podell, J. L., Cohen, J. S., & Kendall, P. C. (2011). Assessing and treating child anxiety in schools. Psychology in the Schools, 48, 223-232.

Courses Taught
  • PSYC 411 Tests and Measurements
  • PSYC 305 Psychology of Learning
  • PSYC 647 Individual Appraisal
  • PSYC 631 Advanced Child Psychopathology
  • PSYC 730 Advanced Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy