Michael W. Mellon, PhD, ABPP

Clinical Psychologist, Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-4336

Fax: 513-636-7756


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Clinical Interests

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) application to children with IBD and their families

Research Interests

The development of child and parent self-report measures of experiential avoidance and cognitive fusion related to IBD


Michael W. Mellon, PhD, earned his PhD from the University of Memphis and completed an internship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Mellon is currently a pediatric psychologist in the Department of Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center providing psychological care to patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Dr. Mellon has also worked in the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at the Mayo Clinic as the co-director of the Mayo Clinic-Dana Child Development and Learning Disorders Program, and director of the Enuresis and Encopresis Clinic. Dr. Mellon has published and presented papers at national conferences in the areas of behavioral treatments for enuresis and encopresis.

Recent research activities include a study of the relationship between ADHD and elimination disorders, and a study identifying predictors of outcome in conditioning treatment of primary nocturnal enuresis.

Education and Training

PhD: University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, 1993.

Residency: University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, 1992.

Certification: American Board of Professional Psychology, Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology, 2009.


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