about carol landau

Carol Landau is the author of over 50 articles and four books, most recently, Mood Prep 101: A Parent’s Guide to Preventing Depression and Anxiety in Teens ( Oxford University Press, 2020).

Dr. Landau completed her undergraduate studies cum laude and with honors in American Civilization at Brown University. She received a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Rhode Island where she was the recipient of The University of Rhode Island Fellowship. She studied with James Prochaska and completed her psychology residency in the Brown University Clinical Psychology Training Consortium. She was a co-founder of Women’s Health Associates, a multi-specialty group practice affiliated with Brown and served on the Office of Women in Medicine and Science on The Senior Advisory Council.

Dr. Landau practiced psychotherapy and taught residents for many years and now writes, presents workshops and provides consultation on depression and the mental health of adolescents. After a distinguished career at Brown University’s Alpert Medical School, she was named Emerita Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Medicine at Brown University.