Adam Fried, Ph.D.

Program Director
Glendale, AZ

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Adam Fried, Ph.D. completed his graduate training in clinical psychology at Fordham University. Before joining Midwestern University, Dr. Fried was the assistant director of the Fordham University Center for Ethics Education, which conducts ethics-based research and administers undergraduate and graduate academic programs. While at Fordham, Dr. Fried served as the director of the MA Ethics and Society program and the Interdisciplinary Minor in Bioethics, was a lecturer in the psychology department, and a member of the training faculty at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital.  Dr. Fried has published and presented research and scholarship on adolescent and young adult mental health and substance use issues, moral stress and job burnout, LGBT health care, and treatment and research ethics.  He is a member of the editorial board for the journal Ethics and Behavior and serves as the Ethics Editor of the Clinical Psychologist (APA, Division 12).  He recently served as a special guest editor of the APA/APAGS journal Translational Issues in Psychology. Dr. Fried has presented his research at national conferences and has been quoted in The New York TimesRolling Stone, Prevention Magazine, The Huffington Post and ABC News on topics related to clinical psychology.  

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Glendale, AZ

College of Health Sciences - AZ

Behavioral Sciences

Clinical Psychology

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Fordham University | 2007 | Ph.D.
Fodham University | 2003 | M.A.

Courses Taught

PSYCG 1572 Psychopathology:  Anxiety and Personality Disorders

PSYCG 1570 Psychopathology: Child and Adolescent 

PSYCG 1610 Diversity in Clinical Psychology

PSYCG 1735 Practice Management Issues



Fried, A.L., Dunphy, C., Silverman, M., Webb, E. (2020).  Emerging issues in the responsible conduct of psychological science.  Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 6(3), 191-195.

Fried, A.L. (2020).  Ethical considerations in integrated care settings. The Clinical Psychologist, 73, 13-15.

Fried, A.L. (2020). Requests to provide emotional support animal certifications: Ethical considerations.  The Clinical Psychologist, 73, 12-13.

Fried, A.L., & Fisher, C.B. (2019). Emerging ethical and legal issues in clinical child and adolescent  psychology practice and research. In T. Ollendick, S. White and B. White (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. New York, NY: Oxford.

Fried, A.L., & Flint, M. (2019).  Identifying and responding to signs of distress when dealing with the loss of a loved one. The Clinical Psychologist, 72(4), 11-13

Fried, A.L. (2019).  Considerations for using mobile apps in clinical practice. The Clinical Psychologist, 72(3), 14- 15

Fried, A.L. (2019).  Uncertainty and avoidance: Practical and ethical challenges in clinical recordkeeping. The Clinical Psychologist, 72(2), 13-15

Fried, A.L. (2018). Ethical dilemmas in diagnosis.  The Clinical Psychologist, 71(4), 10-12.

Fisher, C.B., Fried, A.L., Desmond, M., Macapagal, K., & Mustanski, B. (2018).  Perceived barriers to HIV prevention services for transgender youth.  LGBT Health, 5, 350-358.

Fisher, C.B., Fried, A.L., Macapagal, K., & Mustanksi, B. (2018).  Patient-provider communication barriers and facilitators to HIV and STI prevention services for adolescent MSM.  AIDS & Behavior, 22(10), 3417-3428.

Fisher, C.B., Fried, A.L., Puri, L., Macapagal, K., & Mustanksi, B. (2018).  Free testing and PrEP without outing myself to parents: Motivation to participate in oral and injectable PrEP clinical trials among adolescent men who have sex with men.  PLOS ONE, 13(7), e0200560.

Couch, D., Fried, A., & Komesaroff, P. (2018).  Public health and obesity prevention campaigns: A case study and critical discussion. Communication Research and Practice, 4(2), 1-18

Fried, A.L., & Fisher, C.B. (2017). Ethical issues in child and adolescent psychotherapy research.  In J.R.  Weisz and A.E. Kazdin (eds.) Evidence-based Psychotherapies for Children and Adolescents, Third Edition.  New York, NY: Guilford.

Fisher, C.B., Fried, A.L., Desmond, M., Macapagal, K., & Mustanski, B. (2017). Facilitators and barriers to participation in PrEP HIV prevention trials involving transgender male and female adolescents and emerging adults. AIDS Education and Prevention, 29 (3), 205-217.

Fried, A.L. & Fisher, C.B. (2016).  Moral stress and job burnout among frontline staff conducting clinical research on affective and anxiety disorders. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 47, 171-180.




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