Charles F. Brady, PhD, ABPP

Lindner Center of HOPE, Clinical Director of Outpatient Services and Staff Psychologist
OCD/CBT Psychotherapist  Professor the University of Cincinnati’s Department of Psychiatry

Dr. Brady directs the Lindner Center of HOPE’s Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Anxiety treatment program and oversees the Supported Employment program. He leads the research and development of the Center’s psychiatric rehabilitation programming. The goal of the program is to teach people to set goals for their lives and guide them through illness management and recovery. He also currently serves as the president of the board of managers of Lindner Center Professional Associates.

Dr. Brady is a clinical psychologist with more than 20 years of experience on the staff and faculty of the University of Cincinnati’s Department of Psychiatry. In addition to providing clinical service to thousands of patients at UC, he trained and supervised numerous psychology interns, doctoral students, post-doctoral fellows, psychiatric residents, psychiatric fellows, and psychiatrists.

Dr. Brady earned his Doctorate of Clinical-Community Psychology from University of South Carolina. Dr. Brady completed his post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry at the University Cincinnati College of Medicine. He also has completed advanced training in the treatment of OCD and OCD spectrum disorders through the Behavior Therapy Institute. Dr. Brady is Board Certified in Clinical Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology.

His advanced training and experience in providing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy have earned Dr. Brady the designation of regional expert in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder. He has made scholarly presentations and has presented national conferences regarding the treatment of OCD and anxiety disorders. Dr. Brady has expertise in psychological assessment and has several scholarly presentations and publications in the subject matter.

In 2009 he was honored with the Exemplary Clinical Psychologist Award from NAMI Hamilton County.

Dr. Brady served as past president of the Cincinnati Psychological Association and is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Ohio Psychological Association, the Cincinnati Academy for Professional Psychology and the International Compulsive Foundation (IOCDF). He currently serves as the Vice-President of OCD-Midwest, a regional affiliate of the IOCDF.


Areas of Specialty:

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Psychiatric Rehabilitation
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
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1986 B.A. Psychology and English, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana
1991 Ph.D. Clinical Community Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.

Pre-Doctoral Training:
1987-1989 Psychological Consultant, Pine Grove School, Elgin, S.C.
1989-1990 Psychologist II, Transitional Care Unit, Kirkland Correctional Institution, S.C. Department of Corrections, Columbia, S.C.
1990-1991 Intern, Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
1990-1991 Intern, Comprehensive Care of Northern Kentucky, Covington, KY

Post-Doctoral Training:
1991-1992 Psychology Fellow, Department of psychiatry, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
2006 Behavior Therapy Institute, OC Foundation
2007 Basic and Advanced Training in the treatment of Dissociative Identity Disorders, International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation

1992 Psychologist, Ohio License #4597