Amy Tishelman

Amy Tishelman, PhD

Director of Psychology, Department of Urology; Director of Clinical research, DSD-GeMS

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-7796, DSD/GeMS: 617-355-4367

Medical Services

Departments

  • Psychiatry
  • Medicine
  • Urology

Programs

  • Disorders of Sex Development (DSD) and Gender Management Service (GeMS)
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-7796, DSD/GeMS: 617-355-4367

Experience and Education

Publications

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  1. Tishelman AC, Fontes LA. Religion in child sexual abuse forensic interviews. Child Abuse Negl. 2017 Jan; 63:120-130.
  2. Strang JF, Meagher H, Kenworthy L, de Vries AL, Menvielle E, Leibowitz S, Janssen A, Cohen-Kettenis P, Shumer DE, Edwards-Leeper L, Pleak RR, Spack N, Karasic DH, Schreier H, Balleur A, Tishelman A, Ehrensaft D, Rodnan L, Kuschner ES, Mandel F, Caretto A, Lewis HC, Anthony LG. Initial Clinical Guidelines for Co-Occurring Autism Spectrum Disorder and Gender Dysphoria or Incongruence in Adolescents. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2016 Oct 24; 1-11.
  3. Fontes LA, Tishelman AC. Language competence in forensic interviews for suspected child sexual abuse. Child Abuse Negl. 2016 Aug; 58:51-62.
  4. Nahata L, Quinn GP, Tishelman A. A Call for Fertility and Sexual Function Counseling in Pediatrics. Pediatrics. 2016 Jun; 137(6).
  5. Amy C. Tishelman Daniel E. Shumer Leena Nahata. Disorders of Sex Development: Pediatric Psychology and the Genital Exam. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 2016.
  6. Javonda Williams, Debra Nelson-Gardell, Kathleen Coulborn Faller, Amy Tishelman & Linda Cordisco-Steele. Perceptions of the Value of Extended Assessments to Resolve Allegations of Sexual Abuse: It's the Performance that Counts. Journal of Social Service Research. 2016; 1(42):57-69.
  7. Shumer DE, Reisner SL, Edwards-Leeper L, Tishelman A. Evaluation of Asperger Syndrome in Youth Presenting to a Gender Dysphoria Clinic. LGBT Health. 2016 Oct; 3(5):387-90.
  8. Tishelman, A.C., Kaufman, R., Edwards-Leeper, L., Mandel, F. H., Shumer, D. & Spack, N.P. . Serving Transgender Youth: Challenges, Dilemmas and Clinical Examples. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice . 2015; 46(1):37-45.
  9. Tishelman, Amy C.; Kaufman, Randi; Edwards-Leeper, Laura; Mandel, Francie H.; Shumer, Daniel E.; Spack, Norman P. Reply to comment on “Serving transgender youth: Challenges, dilemmas, and clinical examples” by Tishelman et al. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, Vol 46(4), Aug 2015, 307. 2015; 46(4):307.
  10. Newton A.W., & Tishelman, A.C. . In: Diagnostic Imaging of Child Abuse. Kleinman, PK, Ed. Psychosocial considerations. 2015; 633-637.
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  12. Daniel E. Shumer & Amy C. Tishelman. The Role of Assent in the Treatment of Transgender Adolescents. International Journal of Transgenderism. 2015; (16):97-102.
  13. Williams J, Nelson-Gardell D, Coulborn Faller K, Tishelman A, Cordisco-Steele L. Is there a place for extended assessments in addressing child sexual abuse allegations? How sensitivity and specificity impact professional perspectives. J Child Sex Abus. 2014; 23(2):179-97.
  14. Williams, J. Nelson-Gardell, D., Faller, K., Cordisco-Steele & Tishelman, A.C. . Is there a place for extended assessments for evaluating concerns about child sexual abuse? Perceptions of 1,294 child maltreatment professionals. . Journal of Forensic Social Work. 2013; 3(2):88-105.
  15. Hidalgo, M.A. , Ehrensaft, D., Tishelman, A.C., Clark, L., Garofalo, R., Rosenthal, S., Spack, N.P & Olson, J. . The gender affirmative model: What we know and what we aim to learn. Human Development. 2013; 56:285-290.
  16. Tishelman, A.C. & Geffner, R. . Child and adolescent trauma across the spectrum of experience: Research and clinical interventions . Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma. 2011; 4(1):1-7.
  17. Geffner, R. & Tishelman, A.C. Child and adolescent trauma across the spectrum of experience: Underserved populations and psychological abuse . Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma . 2011; 4(2):87-89.
  18. Tishelman AC, Geffner R. Forensic, cultural, and systems issues in child sexual abuse cases--part 2: research and practitioner issues. J Child Sex Abus. 2010 Nov; 19(6):609-17.
  19. Tishelman AC, Geffner R. Forensic, cultural, and systems issues in child sexual abuse cases--part 1: an introduction. J Child Sex Abus. 2010 Sep; 19(5):485-90.
  20. Tishelman AC, Meyer SK, Haney P, McLeod SK. The clinical-forensic dichotomy in sexual abuse evaluations: moving toward an integrative model. J Child Sex Abus. 2010 Sep; 19(5):590-608.
  21. Tishelman, A.C., Haney, P., Greenwald O’Brien, J & Blaustein, M. . A framework forschool-based psychological evaluations: Utilizing a ‘trauma lens’ . Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma . 2010; 3(4):279-302.
  22. Sanchez, N, Fine, J. & Tishelman, A.C. . The National Children's Bench Book ", Nora Sjoblom Sanchez, J.D., Children's Law and Policy Initiative, Pamela Pine, Ph.D. Copyright, Stop the Silence: Stop Child Sexual Abuse, Inc . Multidisciplinary teams and child sexual abuseevaluation: Best practices in civil/criminal and judicial coordination . 2008.
  23. Tishelman, A.C., Denton, J., Newton, A. & Vandeven, A.M. In Sparta, S. N. and Koocher, G. P. (Eds.), Forensic Assessment of Children and Adolescents: Issues and Applications . Evaluating child physical abuse and neglect. . 2006.
  24. Charlton, M., Kliethermes, M., Tallant, B., Taverne, A. & Tishelman, A. . Facts on traumatic stress and children with disabilities. . 2004.
  25. DeRoma VM, Hansen DJ, Tishelman AC, D'Amico P. Influence of information related to child physical abuse on professional ratings of adjustment and prognosis. Child Abuse Negl. 1997 Mar; 21(3):295-308.
  26. Evans, I.M., Okifugi, A., Engler, L., Bromley, K & Tishelman, A.C. . Home-school communication in the treatment of child behavior problems . Child and Family Behavior Therapy. 1993; 15:37-60.
  27. Baer, R.A., Tishelman, A.C., Degler, J.D., Osnes, P.G. & Stokes, T.F. . Effects of self-vs. experimenter-selection of rewards on classroom behavior in young children. . Education and Treatment of children . 1992; 15:1-14.
  28. Tishelman, A.C., Hearst, D. E., & Engler, L. B. . Advances in Child Health Psychology Abstracts, Clinical and Health Psychology. Denial: A review of the pediatric empirical Literature. . 1991; 114-115.
  29. Hansen DJ, Tishelman AC, Hawkins RP, Doepke KJ. Habits with potential as disorders. Prevalence, severity, and other characteristics among college students. Behav Modif. 1990 Jan; 14(1):66-80.
  30. Franzen, M. D., Tishelman, A. C., Smith, S., Sharp, B. & Friedman, A.G. Preliminary data concerning the test-retest and parallel-form reliability of the Randt Memory Test . The Clinical Neuropsychologist . 1989; 3:25-28.
  31. Bell-Dolan, D.J., Foster, S.L., & Tishelman, A.C. . An alternative to negative nomination sociometric measures . Journal of Clinical Child Psychology. 1989; 18:153-157.
  32. Hansen, D.J., Smith, G.M., Tishelman, A.C., Conway, L.P. & MacMillan, V.M. Parental problem-solving skills and child behavior problems: A comparison of physically abusive, neglectful,clinic and community families . Journal of Family Violence. 1989; 4:353-368.
  33. Franzen MD, Tishelman AC, Sharp BH, Friedman AG. An investigation of the test-retest reliability of the Stroop Color-Word Test across two intervals. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 1987; 2(3):265-72.
  34. Goetsch, V.L., Tishelman, A.C. & Adams. H.E. . Specific phobia as a predictor of general anxiety level . Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment. 1987; 9:383-387.
  35. Franzen, M.D., Tishelman, A.C., Seime, J.R. & Friedman, A.G. . Case Study:Neuropsychological evaluation of a woman with a congenital left hemisphere porencephaly . International Journal of Clinical Neuropsychology. 1986; 8:156-163.
  36. Guevremont, D.C., Tishelman, A.C. & Hull, D.A. . Teaching generalized self-control to attention-deficit boys with mothers as adjunct therapists. Child and Family Behavior Therapy. 1985; 7:23-37.
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