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Department of Psychiatry Faculty

Brent Coy, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone: 734-845-3211
Fax: 734-845-3233

Primary Programs/Services:
VA Medical Center


  • VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (Clinical Internship)
  • Bowling Green State University (Ph.D., Clinical Psychology)
  • Bowling Green State University (M.A., Clinical Psychology)
  • University of Kentucky (B.A., Psychology)

Clinical Interest:

  • Rehabilitation psychology
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for anxiety disorders
  • Vocational rehabilitation
  • Chronic pain management

Research Interest:

  • Role of anxiety in rehabilitation outcome
  • Factors influencing healthy behavior change

Academic Appointment:

  • Clinical Instructor, University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Psychiatry
  • Clinical Psychologist, Director, Compensated Work Therapy Program, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System

Recent or Representative Publications:

  • Coy, B., O'Brien, W. H., Tabaczynski, T., Northern, J., & Carels, R. (2009, Submitted). Associations between evaluation anxiety, cognitive interference, and performance on working memory tasks. Emotion and Cognition.
  • Coy, B., Wynkoop, T.F., & O’Brien, W.H. (1998). Effects of anxiety on Brief Test of Attention performance. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 13(1), 19-20.