Andrea Goldschmidt, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Co-Director of the Eating Disorders Program

5841 S. Maryland Ave., MC 3077
Chicago, Illinois 60637
Phone: 773-834-4118
Patient Calls: 773-834-4118
Fax: 773-702-9929


Education & Training

  • Rutgers University, B.A. in Psychology and English, 2002
  • Washington University, Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, 2010
  • University of Chicago, Postdoctoral fellowship in eating disorders research, 2010-2012

Clinical Interests

  • Eating disorders in children, adolescents, and young adults
  • Family and group psychotherapy
  • Cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal treatments

Research Interests

  • Etiology and treatment of binge eating in children and adolescents
  • The role of negative affect in pediatric eating disorders
  • Psychosocial aspects of pediatric obesity

Society Memberships

  • Academy for Eating Disorders
  • American Psychological Association
  • Association for Psychological Science
  • The Obesity Society

Other Activities

  • Running, cooking, traveling

Selected Publications

  • Goldschmidt, A.B., Wonderlich, S.A., Crosby, R.D., Engel, S.G., Lavender, J.M., Peterson, C.B., Crow, S.J., Cao, L., & Mitchell, J.M. (2014). Ecological momentary assessment of stressful events and negative affect in bulimia nervosa. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 82(1): 30-39.
  • Goldschmidt, A.B., Crosby, R.D., Engel, S.G., Crow, S.J., Cao, L., & Peterson, C.B. (2014). Affect and eating behavior in obese adults with and without elevated depression symptoms. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 47(3): 281-286. PMCID: 3980849
  • Theim, K.R., Wilfley, D.E, Beach, E., Tanofsky-Kraff, M., & Goldschmidt, A.B. (2014). Content of children’s loss of control eating episodes assessed by self-report and laboratory test meal. European Eating Disorders Review, 22(1): 72-76. PMID: 24019221
  • Goldschmidt, A.B., Wall, M.M., Choo, T.J., Bruening, M., Eisenberg, M.E., & Neumark-Sztainer, D. (2014). Examining associations between adolescent binge eating and binge eating in parents and friends. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 47(3): 325-328. PMCID: 4050969
  • Goldschmidt, A.B., Wall, M.M., Loth, K.A., Bucchianeri, M.M., & Neumark-Sztainer, D. (2014). The course of binge eating from adolescence to young adulthood. Health Psychology, 33(5): 457-460. PMCID: 3843976
  • Lavender, J.M., Wonderlich, S.A., Peterson, C.B., Crosby, R.D., Engel, S.G., Mitchell, J.E., Crow, S.J., Smith, T.L., Klein, M.H., Goldschmidt, A.B., & Berg, K.C. (2014). Dimensions of emotion regulation in bulimia nervosa. European Eating Disorders Review, 22(3): 212-216. PMID: 24619484
  • Goldschmidt, A.B., Wonderlich, S.A., Crosby, R.D., Cao, L., Lavender, J.M., Engel, S.G., Mitchell, J.E., Crow, S.J., Peterson, C.B., & Le Grange, D. (2014). Latent profile analysis of eating episodes in anorexia nervosa. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 53: 193-199. PMCID: 4011391
  • Elran-Barak, R., Sztainer, M., Goldschmidt, A.B., & Le Grange, D. (2014). Family meal frequency among children and adolescents with eating disorders. Journal of Adolescent Health, 55(1):53-58. PMID: 24529833
  • Elran-Barak, R., Accurso, E.C., Goldschmidt, A.B., Sztainer, M., Byrne, C., & Le Grange, D. (in press). Eating patterns in youth with restricting and binge/purge type anorexia nervosa. International Journal of Eating Disorders. PMID: 24777645
  • Goldschmidt, A.B., Best, J.R., Stein, R.I., Saelens, B.E., Epstein, L.H., & Wilfley, D.E. (in press). Predictors of child weight loss and maintenance among family-based treatment completers. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. PMID: 24932567
  • Hilbert, A., Pike, K.M., Goldschmidt, A.B., Wilfley, D.E., Fairburn, C.G., Dohm, F.A., Walsh, B.T., & Striegel-Moore, R. (accepted for publication). Risk factors across the eating disorders: A comparison of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. Psychiatry Research. PMID: In process
  • Goldschmidt, A.B., Crosby, R.D., Cao, L., Engel, S.G., Durkin, N., Beach, H., Berg, K.C., Wonderlich, S.A., Crow, S.J., & Peterson, C.B. (accepted for publication). Ecological momentary assessment of eating episodes in obese adults. Psychosomatic Medicine. PMID: In process.