Barbara Walsh

Dr. Walsh is the Clinical Coordinator of the Prime Research Clinic at Yale University School of Medicine. She also conducts the research evaluations for the STEP Clinic.  She, in concert with Thomas H. McGlashen, designed, developed and tested the Structured Interview for Psychosis-Risk Syndromes (SIPS) that is the gold-standard for the early identification of prodromal symptoms. She is the co-author of the book, The Psychosis-Risk Syndrome. In addition to her on-going responsibilities at Yale, she has become the internationally recognized trainer in the use of this interviewing technique.
Dr. Walsh earned her PhD in Counselling Psychology from University College London and practiced as a family therapist for many years prior to devoting herself to research in the field of early psychosis. She has co-authored numerous peer reviewed articles on schizophrenia.

“It is a true gift to be able to pursue a career in a field where I have so much passion and to be able to work with people who I so enjoy!”