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Christopher Reigeluth, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, School of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program, School of Medicine


Dr. Reigeluth is an assistant professor and psychologist in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He is passionate about providing evidence based therapy to kids and teens. His clinical areas of specialization include trauma, anxiety, mood disorders, and externalizing presentations. In addition to individual therapy, Dr. Reigeluth provides group, family, and parent-focused interventions. His primary orientation is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and he also uses the Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Exposure and Response Prevention, and Collaborative Problem Solving. 

In addition to clinical work, Dr. Reigeluth supports the training and supervision of medical student fellows and clinical psychology doctoral students.

Dr. Reigeluth’s research has focused on masculinities and mental health and ways that dominant masculine gender socialization messages can influence boys’ functioning and well-being. He is the author of the forthcoming “The Masculinity Workbook for Teens: Discover What Being a Guy Means to You.” Dr. Reigeluth’s other research interests include treatment engagement of boys and men, prevention science, and treatment development.

Dr. Reigeluth is a member of the American Psychological Association. He is on the editorial board for Psychology of Men and Masculinities, and chairs the APA Division 51 Task Force on Boys in School. Other professional memberships include the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (Division 53) and the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science. He served on the working group on boys and men’s suicide prevention guidelines for the Oregon Health Authority.

Dr. Reigeluth spent five years on the faculty at Pacific University’s School of Graduate Psychology before joining OHSU. He is married, has two children, and loves the outdoors.

Education and training

    • B.A., 2003, Colby College
    • M.A., 2013, Clark University, Frances L. Hiatt School of Psychology
    • Ph.D., 2016, Clark University, Frances L. Hiatt School of Psychology
  • Fellowship

    • Pre- & Postdoctoral Psychology Fellow, Yale University Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine, 2015-2017
  • Certifications

    • Oregon State Board of Psychologist Examiners

Memberships and associations:

  • American Psychological Association (2010 – present)
  • Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (2021 – present)

Honors and awards

  • Monte M. Bliss Award in child research (2013 – 2014)


Selected publications

  • Reigeluth, C. S. (in production). The masculinity workbook for teens: Discover what being a guy means to you. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.
  • Reigeluth, C. S., & Johnson, B. (in press). Pragmatic applications for therapeutic engagement with marginalized men: An intersectional exploration of two emerging adult Black male clients. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration.
  • Reigeluth, C. S. (in press). Gender socialization of boys and (un)intended consequences. In B. Halpern-Felsher (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Health. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier.
  • Reigeluth, C. S. (2021). Boys in school fact sheet: Exploring boys (mis)behavior. APA Division 51 (Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinities), Task Force on Boys in School, Peer-reviewed
  • Reigeluth, C. S., & Addis, M. E. (2021). Policing of Masculinity Scale (POMS) and Pressures boys experience to prove and defend their “manhood.” Psychology of Men & Masculinities, 22(2), 306-320.
  • Reigeluth, C. S., Pollastri, A., Cardemil, E. V., & Addis, M. E. (2016). "Mad scared" versus "I was sad": Emotional expression and response in urban adolescent males. Journal of Adolescence, 49, 232-243.
  • Addis, M. E., Reigeluth, C. S., & Schwab, J. R. (2016). Social norms, social construction, and the psychology of men and masculinity. In S. R. Wester & Y. J. Wong (Eds.), APA handbook of men and masculinities (pp. 81-104). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.


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