Megan Ichinose, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Clinical Psychology Fellow
Megan Ichinose, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow in the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. Dr. Ichinose has an appointment at the Child & Adolescent Mood Disorders Program (CHAMP) in addition to the Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) Clinic. She completed her predoctoral clinical internship in the Adolescent Serious Mental Illness track at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 2 years ago, where she first became involved with the PEERS®Adolescents program. She completed her undergraduate degree in psychology at Northwestern University, followed by a research assistantship at Yale University School of Medicine. She then completed her doctoral degree at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Ichinose has been working with youth and young adults with neurodevelopmental disorders for over 8 years in both research and clinical settings. Her research and clinical interests focus on identifying and treating youth at risk for serious mental illness, particularly through family interventions. Currently, Dr. Ichinose is involved in the PEERS® for Dating groups.