Andrea D Guastello

Andrea D Guastello, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: MD-PSYCHIATRY
Business Phone: (352) 265-4357
Business Email: aguastello@ufl.edu

About Andrea D Guastello

Dr. Guastello is a licensed psychologist who provides evidenced-based psychotherapy and psychoeducational assessment services to children/adolescents, adults, and families. She completed her doctoral degree at the University of Florida and her clinical psychology internship at the University of Michigan. She then returned to the University of Florida for her postdoctoral fellowship. Dr. Guastello has specialty training in the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) for the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Social Anxiety Disorder, and Specific Phobias across the lifespan. Additionally, she is a certified Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) therapist and specializes in the treatment of childhood disruptive behaviors. Dr. Guastello also provides psychoeducational testing services for individuals with suspected Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD), and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Dr. Guastello provides clinical supervision to psychology and psychiatry trainees and contributes to research into clinical process and outcomes. She is a member of the UF Health Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment and the UF Health Center for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders. Finally, Dr. Guastello is a co-investigator as part of the UF Florida Exposure and Anxiety Research Lab.

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2016
CLP3144 Abnormal Psychology
2015
PSY2012 General Psychology
2014
CLP6527C Measurement, Research Design, and Statistical Analysis in Clinical Psychology I
2023
BMS6813 Intro Clin Med 3

Board Certifications

  • Licensed Psychologist
    Florida Board of Psychology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Psychology
Areas of Interest
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Depression
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Psychoeducational and Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Social anxiety disorder
  • Trichotillomania

Research Profile

Dr. Guastello is interested in variables related to treatment process and outcomes in childhood anxiety and disruptive behavior disorders.

Publications

2024
Implementation and Preliminary Outcomes of an Exposure-Based Summer Camp for Pediatric OCD and Anxiety.
Behavior therapy. 55(3):543-557 [DOI] 10.1016/j.beth.2023.08.006. [PMID] 38670667.
2024
Predictors of professional burnout and fulfilment in a longitudinal analysis on nurses and healthcare workers in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Journal of clinical nursing. 33(1):288-303 [DOI] 10.1111/jocn.16463. [PMID] 35949164.
2023
Assessing the predictors of adaptive and maladaptive Covid-19 preventive behaviours: an application of protection motivation theory.
Psychology, health & medicine. 28(2):460-474 [DOI] 10.1080/13548506.2022.2093925. [PMID] 35769017.
2023
Case report: Co-occurring autism spectrum disorder (Level One) and obsessive-compulsive disorder in a gender-diverse adolescent.
Frontiers in psychiatry. 14 [DOI] 10.3389/fpsyt.2023.1072645. [PMID] 37260756.
2023
Effects of COVID-19 stress, proximity, and adverse childhood experiences on healthcare workers’ mental health.
Frontiers in psychology. 14 [DOI] 10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1228515. [PMID] 37727750.
2023
Protective and risk factors associated with substance use coping among healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Frontiers in psychology. 14 [DOI] 10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1228517. [PMID] 38173849.
2023
Relationships between stress appraisals and intolerance of uncertainty with psychological health during early COVID-19 in the USA.
Anxiety, stress, and coping. 36(1):97-109 [DOI] 10.1080/10615806.2022.2075855. [PMID] 35549611.
2023
Resilient, but for how long? The relationships between temperament, burnout, and mental health in healthcare workers during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Frontiers in psychiatry. 14 [DOI] 10.3389/fpsyt.2023.1163579. [PMID] 37484670.
2022
An examination of obsessive-compulsive symptom domains, depression, and quality of life within an online survey sample.
Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic. 86(2):133-158 [DOI] 10.1521/bumc.2022.86.2.133. [PMID] 35647779.
2022
Approach and Avoidance Coping Dynamics during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Nonlinear dynamics, psychology, and life sciences. 26(4):403-422 [PMID] 36149268.
2022
Identifying psychiatric and neurological comorbidities associated with hoarding disorder through network analysis.
Journal of psychiatric research. 156:16-24 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2022.09.037. [PMID] 36219904.
2021
Morally Distressing Experiences, Moral Injury, and Burnout in Florida Healthcare Providers during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
International journal of environmental research and public health. 18(23) [DOI] 10.3390/ijerph182312319. [PMID] 34886045.
2019
An Examination of Health-Promoting Behaviors Among Hispanic Adults Using an Activation and Empowerment Approach.
Progress in community health partnerships : research, education, and action. 13(1):9-17 [DOI] 10.1353/cpr.2019.0004. [PMID] 30956243.
2018
Predictors of Cancer Screening Among Culturally Diverse Men.
American journal of men's health. 12(4):837-843 [DOI] 10.1177/1557988316644398. [PMID] 27118456.
2017
Temporal Dynamics of Rituals in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
Nonlinear dynamics, psychology, and life sciences. 21(2):159-188 [PMID] 28302189.

Education

Postdoctoral Fellowship
2018-2019 · University of Florida
Clinical Psychology Internship
2017-2018 · University of Michigan
Doctor of Philosophy
2015-2018 · University of Florida
Master of Science
2013-2015 · University of Florida
Bachelor of Arts
2008-2012 · Marquette University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 265-4357
Emails:
Business:
aguastello@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
4197 NW 86th Terrace
DIVISON OF PSYCHOLOGY
GAINESVILLE FL 32606
Business Street:
4197 NW 86th Terrace
GAINESVILLE FL 32606