Abigail L. Matthews, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist, Clinical, Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology

Director, Outpatient Eating Disorders

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-9435

Email abigail.matthews@cchmc.org


Pediatric eating disorders; anxiety disorders; self-injurious behavior.


Illness perception in family-based treatment of eating disorders.

Abigail L. Matthews, PhD, is a clinical psychologist specializing in the assessment and treatment of pediatric eating disorders. She is the associate director of the Eating Disorders Program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She provides individual and family therapy for children and adolescents struggling with eating disorders. In addition, she is the primary supervisor for the eating disorders postdoctoral fellowship and conducts research and training in this area.

PhD: State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY, 2009.

Residency: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 2009.

Fellowship: Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, 2011.

Certification: Clinical Psychology, 2011.