Omar Rahman, PHD

Assistant Professor, College Of Medicine Pediatrics

College Of Medicine Pediatrics

Contact Info 880 6th Street South
Suite 460
St Petersburg, FL 33701

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  • PHD, PSYCHOLOGY, Purdue University, 2008
  • MA, Ball State University, 2001
  • BA, English, University of Florida, 1993


  • Association of Psychological Science (Member, 2011 - Present)
  • Trichotillomania Learning Center (Professional Member, 2010 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Storch, E. A., Bussing, R., Small, B. J., Geffken, G. R., McNamara, J. P., Rahman, O., Lewin, A. B., Garvan, C. S., Goodman, W. K., & Murphy, T. K. Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Alone or Combined with Sertraline in the Treatment of Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy.. , 2014.
  • Rahman, O., Ale, C. M., Sulkowski, M. L., & Storch, E. A. Treatment of comorbid anxiety and disruptive behavior in youth. Handbook of Treating Variants and Complications in Anxiety Disorders.. , 2013.
  • Park, J., Rahman, O., & Storch, E. A. Early Childhood Trichotillomania: Initial Considerations on Phenomenology, Treatment, and Future Directions. Infant Mental Health Journal.. , 2012.
  • Rahman, O., Reid, J., Parks, A., McKay, D., & Storch, E. A. Obsessive-compulsive disorder. Handbook of child and adolescent anxiety disorders.. , 2011.
  • Storch, E. A., Rahman, O., Aldea, M. A., & Murphy, T. K. Obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders in children and adolescents. Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders.. , 2011.
  • Storch EA, Rahman O, Park JM, Reid J, Murphy TK, Lewin AB. Compulsive hoarding in children. Journal of clinical psychology. 67(5) : 507-16, 2011.
  • Storch, E. A., Rahman, O., Morgan, J., Brauer, L., Miller, J., & Murphy, T. K. Case Series of Behavioral Psychotherapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms in Youth with Prader-Willi Syndrome. Journal of Physical and Developmental Disabilities.. 23: 359-368, 2011.
  • Lehmkuhl, HD.Storch, EA.Cammarata, C.Meyer, K.Rahman, O.Silverstein, J.Malasanos, T.Geffken, G. Telehealth behavior therapy for the management of type 1 diabetes in adolescents. Journal of diabetes science and technology. 4(1) : 199-208, 2010.
  • Aldea, M. A., Rahman, O., & Storch, E. A Reliability and validity of the Florida Obsessive Compulsive Inventory in a non-clinical sample. Individual Differences Research. 7: 228-238, 2009.
  • Lehmkuhl, H. D., Storch, E. A., Rahman, O., Freeman, J., Geffken, G., & Murphy, T. Just say no: Sequential parent management and cognitive behavioral-therapy for a child with comorbid disruptive behaviors and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Clinical Case Studies. 8: 48-58, 2009.
  • Rahman, O.Toufexis, M.Murphy, TK.Storch, EA. Behavioral treatment of trichotillomania and trichophagia in a 29-month-old girl. Clinical pediatrics. 48(9) : 951-3, 2009.
  • Rahman, O., & Rollock, D. Acculturation, competence, and mental health among South Asian students in the United States Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development. 32: 130-142, 2004.