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Barry Nierenberg, Ph.D., ABPP (Rp)

Barry Nierenberg
Associate Professor, Department of Clinical and School Psychology Full-Time Faculty
(954) 262-5732
Office: Maltz 1056


  • Ph.D. University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • M.S. City University of New York, Queens College
  • B.S. State University of New York at Albany

Professional Interests

Dr. Barry Nierenberg's research interests include exploring the Intersection of Psychology and Medicine, especially regarding recent findings from both the Positive Psychology literature and the emerging field of Network Medicine. Recent projects include Well Being Therapy via an ACT approach with individuals with Spinal Cord Injury, Network Medicine defined  Interprofessional approaches to Chronic Pain as well as applications to Obesity, Psychological aspects of Pediatric Orthopedic Limb Lengthening.

News and Events

  • Professor to be honored for work with spinal cord injuries
  • 2015 Recipient of the APA Division 22 National Mentor Award
  • Past President of the Academy of Rehabilitation Psychology
  • 2008 – 2015 Executive Board Member, American Board of Professional Psychology, Rehabilitation Psychology Board
  • NSU President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant, Assessing Psychological Contributions to the Outcome of Limb Lengthening 2015 - 2016
  • Foundation for Rehabilitation Psychology, Executive Board Member 2010 – present
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