Lindsey Bruett, PhD


Lindsey Bruett is a psychologist who cares for children and young adults with eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder and binge eating disorder. She specializes in assessing and treating youths and young adults with eating disorders, and provides family-based treatment, cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavior therapy.

Bruett earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Temple University. She then completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical child psychology at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.

Before joining UCSF, Bruett worked in the clinics of NYU Langone Health's Child Study Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Family Stress and Illness Program, Temple University's Psychological Services Center and McLean Hospital.


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
401 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 476-7500
Fax: (415) 502-6361

More about Lindsey Bruett


Temple University, PhD, Clinical Psychology 2016


Stanford Children's Health, Clinical Child Psychology 2017

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Hirshfeld-Becker DR, Micco JA, Henin A, Petty C, Faraone SV, Mazursky H, Bruett L, Rosenbaum JF, Biederman J. Psychopathology in adolescent offspring of parents with panic disorder, major depression, or both: a 10-year follow-up. Am J Psychiatry. 2012 Nov; 169(11):1175-84.
  2. Hirshfeld-Becker DR, Micco JA, Mazursky H, Bruett L, Henin A. Applying cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety to the younger child. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2011 Apr; 20(2):349-68.

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