Megan A Barthle-Herrera

Megan A Barthle-Herrera, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Business Phone: (352) 265-4357
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About Megan A Barthle-Herrera

Megan Barthle-Herrera, Ph.D. completed her doctoral degree in counseling psychology. She has completed an APA-approved predoctoral internship in clinical and health psychology and a postdoctoral fellowship in psychology.

Dr. Barthle-Herrera has professional clinical experience in university counseling centers, school settings, medical specialty clinics, psychiatric hospitals, and psychology outpatient facilities. She has experience treating individuals across the lifespan. Dr. Barthle-Herrera has extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT-E/RP) and Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). She is a certified PCIT therapist. She specializes in the treatment of Anxiety, OCD and related disorders, Perinatal Anxiety and OCD, and Disruptive Behavior Disorders in children aged 2-7.

Dr. Barthle-Herrera’s teaching experience includes undergraduate courses of Abnormal Psychology, Psychology of Personality, and Eating Disorders, as well as invited lectures on OCD and related disorders.

Dr. Barthle’s research interests include treatment outcomes for CBT-E/RP and PCIT treatment interventions, as well as topics associated with OCD and related disorders.


Dereck Chiu Training and Research Scholarship
2015 · Dereck Chiu Training and Research
Psychology and Family Studies Mini-Grant
2015 · Center for Pediatric Psychology and Family Studies

Board Certifications

  • Psychology
    American Psychology Association

Clinical Profile

  • Psychology
  • Clinical Child / Pediatric Psychology
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychology
Areas of Interest
  • Adjustment disorder
  • Agoraphobia
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Generalized anxiety disorder in children
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • Phobia – simple/specific
  • Separation anxiety in children
  • Social anxiety disorder

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)


Areas of Interest
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Exposure and Response Prevention
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy
  • Perinatal Mental Health
  • Pregnancy and Postpartum Obsessive Compulsive Disorder


Treatment of Sexual Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms During Exposure and Response Prevention
Clinical Handbook of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders. [DOI]


Ph.D., Counseling Psychology
2017 · University of Florida
M.S., Psychology
2013 · University of Florida
B.S., Psychology
2010 · University of Florida

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
PPE3003 Psychology of Personality

Contact Details

(352) 265-4357