Three child psychologists join faculty ranks in December

By Nicholas Roznovsky

The Department of Psychiatry is pleased to welcome three highly accomplished child psychologists to its academic faculty this month.

Bruett, Lin, and Park

(L to R) New UCSF Psychiatry faculty members Lindsey Bruett, PhD; Enjey Lin, PhD, BCBA-D; and Mina Park, PhD, BCBA-D

Lindsey Bruett, PhD

Lindsey Bruett, PhD, began her appointment as a Health Sciences Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry on December 1. She will serve as an attending psychologist for the UCSF Eating Disorders Program, as well as in the Division of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychiatry at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.

Bruett holds a PhD in clinical psychology from Temple University and completed a predoctoral internship at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, as well as a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical child psychology at Stanford Children's Health. She has additional clinical experience from positions with the NYU Child Study Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Family Stress and Illness Program, Temple University Psychological Services Center, and McLean Hospital.

Enjey Lin, PhD, BCBA-D

Enjey Lin, PhD, BCBA-D, started her academic appointment on December 1 as a Health Sciences Clinical Assistant Professor and attending child and adolescent psychologist at Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital and Clinics. She will also work extensively with the UCSF STAR Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders at various clinical sites throughout the Bay Area.

She received her PhD in clinical psychology from UC Santa Barbara, participated in a predoctoral internship at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at UCLA. Since 2013, Lin has served as an assistant clinical professor and attending psychologist at UCLA Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences' Child and Adult Neurodevelopmental (CAN) Clinic. 

Mina Park, PhD, BCBA-D

Mina Park, PhD, BCBA-D, joined the department's faculty on December 4 as a Health Sciences Clinical Assistant Professor. She will also serve as an attending child and adolescent psychologist at Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital and Clinics, and work with the UCSF STAR Center.

Park holds a PhD in clnical psychology from UC Santa Barbara. She completed a predoctoral internship at UCLA, as well postdoctoral fellowships with the Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS) Clinic and CAN Clinic. For the past two years, she has been a psychologist with UCLA's Achievement, Behavior, and Cognition (ABC) Child Program, CAN Clinic, Partial Hospitalization Program, and Intensive Outpatient Program.

About UCSF Psychiatry

The UCSF Department of Psychiatry and the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute are among the nation's foremost resources in the fields of child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric mental health. Together they constitute one of the largest departments in the UCSF School of Medicine and the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences, with a mission focused on research (basic, translational, clinical), teaching, patient care and public service.

UCSF Psychiatry conducts its clinical, educational and research efforts at a variety of locations in Northern California, including UCSF campuses at Parnassus Heights, Mission Bay and Laurel Heights, UCSF Medical Center, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, the San Francisco VA Health Care System and UCSF Fresno.

About the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

The UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences, established by the extraordinary generosity of Joan and Sanford I. "Sandy" Weill, brings together world-class researchers with top-ranked physicians to solve some of the most complex challenges in the human brain.

The UCSF Weill Institute leverages UCSF’s unrivaled bench-to-bedside excellence in the neurosciences. It unites three UCSF departments—Neurology, Psychiatry, and Neurological Surgery—that are highly esteemed for both patient care and research, as well as the Neuroscience Graduate Program, a cross-disciplinary alliance of nearly 100 UCSF faculty members from 15 basic-science departments, as well as the UCSF Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases, a multidisciplinary research center focused on finding effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and other neurodegenerative disorders.

About UCSF

UC San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It includes top-ranked graduate schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy; a graduate division with nationally renowned programs in basic, biomedical, translational and population sciences; and a preeminent biomedical research enterprise. It also includes UCSF Health, which comprises top-ranked hospitals – UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals in San Francisco and Oakland – and other partner and affiliated hospitals and healthcare providers throughout the Bay Area.