Biographies

William I. Sirbu, PhD

Staff Psychologist, Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology

Phone: 513-636-4336

Fax: 513-636-6470

Email: william.sirbu@cchmc.org

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Specialties

Clinical Interests

ADHD; Christian psychology; cognitive-behavioral therapy; parent training; hypnosis; spirituality and psychology

Research Interests

Outcome measurement; community psychology; OCD; change outcome measurement to evidence-based treatment

Biography

William I. Sirbu, PhD, has practiced as a clinical psychologist since 1978, following his completion of his PhD in Clinical-Community Psychology at DePaul University.

Dr. Sirbu provided psychology services through community mental health centers and in a private practice from 1979 to 1996. His experience ranges across all age groups, from children to geriatric populations, as he has worked in the service fields of clinical psychology, chemical dependency, employee assistance programs, forensic and geriatric psychology.

Dr. Sirbu joined Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in August, 1995 at the opening of the Outpatient Services Eastgate satellite. While there, he helped with the formulation and implementation of the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Clinic. Through this clinic, parents became able to have their child assessed and begin treatment interventions in an expedient, cost-efficient manner.

Dr. Sirbu also provided administrative leadership at Outpatient Services -- Eastgate. When Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center opened its new Outpatient Services -- Fairfield Services in April 1998, he moved there to
provide psychology services and serve as the coordinator of Satellite Psychology Services for Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Education and Training

PhD: DePaul University, Chicago, Ill., 1978.

Internship: Chicago-Read Mental Health Center, Chicago, Ill., 1976-1977.

Credentials: Clinical Psychology, Ohio State Board of Psychology, 1978; National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology.