Dr. Guy Diamond
About Dr. Guy Diamond
Guy Diamond Ph.D. is Professor Emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Associate Professor at Drexel University in the College of Nursing and Health Profession, with over 75 publications on psychotherapy outcome, process and dissemination research. At Drexel, he is the Director of the Center for Family Intervention Science (CFIS). CFIS was founded in 1996 and has received funding from NIMH, SAMSHA, CDC, CSAT and several private foundations. At CFIS he has developed tested and disseminated Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT) for depressed and suicidal youth. Based on this work, ABFT now enjoys the distinction of being an empirically supported treatment on SAMHSA’s NREPP web site. Based on this work, Dr. Diamond recently received the distinguished research career award from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Dr. Diamond is also the lead developer of the Behavioral Health Screening tool, a comprehensive yet brief, web based tool for early identification of youth struggling with suicide and other behavioral health problems. Dr. Diamond recently became the Director of the Ph.D. Program for Couple and Family Therapy at Drexel University. The new program aims to develop the next generation of family intervention scientists who can help bring more empirical support to family therapy and help disseminate it in the broader health care environment.