BRIAN GRIFFIN, PH.D.

Clinical Expertise, Education and Special Interests:

Brian Griffin, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist in Illinois. After receiving his B.A. in Psychology at the University of Notre Dame in 1978, he went on to earn a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois in 1985. He then interned at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Psychiatric and Psychosomatic Institute.

Dr. Griffin is now an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, Illinois where he teaches classes in the Ph.D. program, an internship in Clinical Psychology as well as the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Clinically, Dr. Griffin is a Staff Psychologist and member of the Medical Staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he coordinates the psychological testing services for the inpatient and outpatient programs at the Stone Institute of Psychiatry.

Dr. Griffin has co-authored three book chapters on adult development and aging. He has also coauthored articles published in journals such as American Psychologist and the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.  In addition, Dr. Griffin has served as a psychological testing consultant to the State of Illinois Appellate Defender's Office, Death Penalty and Trial Division. Dr. Griffin's clinical expertise is in the field of traditional psychometric testing, including projective techniques.