Bryan Carter, Ph.D.
Director of Child & Adolescent Psychology Pre-doctoral Internship & Post-doctoral Fellowship
Associate in Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Consultation-Liaison Service, The Bingham Clinic
Dr. Carter received his Ph.D. in Clinical Child Psychology from the University of Virginia, completed his predoctoral residency in Clinical Psychology at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center in San Antonio, and a postdoctoral fellowship in Pediatric Psychology at the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine. He has been with the University of Louisville School of Medicine and the Bingham Clinic since 1985, and is a Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and an Associate in Pediatrics. He is Director of the Pediatric Consultation-Liaison Service at Kosair Children’s Hospital and director of the American Psychological Association Accredited Predoctoral Internship, director of the Postdoctoral Fellowship Training in Pediatric Psychology, and Chief Psychologist for the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Bingham Clinic.
His research and writing focus has been primarily on pediatric consultation-liaison, the psychological impact of chronic illness, somatization and somatoform disorders in children, traumatic injury and hospitalization on the child and family and the development of interventions and coping resources to facilitate child and family adaptation to pediatric illness. He has served as a consultant to the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention associated with his research on chronic fatigue syndrome in children and adolescents. His most recent project has been developing a manualized treatment program for adolescents with chronic illness, CHIRP, the Children’s Health and Illness Recovery Program. He also developed the Kosair Coping Cart, a one-of-a-kind mobile multimedia center designed to be used by children while in the hospital. The Coping Cart website, www.copingclub.com, was developed in collaboration with Kosair Children’s Hospital.