Omar Rahman, PHD

Assistant Professor, College Of Medicine Pediatrics

Assistant Professor, College Of Medicine Psychiatry And Behavioral Neurosciences

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.