Brandon Eddy

Assistant Professor, Couple and Family Therapy
Expertise: Postpartum Depression, Transition to Parenthood, Men and Pregnancy, Couple Relationships, Infertility, Miscarriage


Brandon Eddy studies the transition to parenthood, specifically postpartum depression.

His research has examined postpartum depression in men, as well as the impact of pregnancy on couple relationships. Eddy, who joined the UNLV in 2017, also teaches multiple courses on marriage and family therapy.

As a therapist, he has helped clients navigate miscarriage, infertility, and the adjustment to becoming a parent. He also specializes in working with families with autism.



  • B.S., Child and Family Studies, Weber State University
  • M.S., Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Ph.D., Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling, Texas Tech University

Brandon Eddy In The News

The Paper Gown
October 18, 2021
As Mike*, a 30-year-old cable technician, walked out of the hospital with his newborn, he felt overwhelmed and inadequate.
Verywell Health
August 13, 2021
Postpartum depression is most common among moms, but it can affect dads, too. In fact, research shows that around one in 10 fathers experiences depression in the year after their baby’s birth.
Verywell Health
July 8, 2021
Even though the United States doesn't offer paid leave for new parents, a rising number of Americans are supporting the measure.
March 23, 2021
Whether you’re dreaming of cute little fingers and toes or you’re just deciding which birth control method works best for you, family planning conversations are an important part of a long-term relationship.

Articles Featuring Brandon Eddy

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Campus News | August 4, 2021

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Campus News | April 14, 2021

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Campus News | March 5, 2020

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Research | December 26, 2019

A collection of stories featuring interesting discoveries driven by UNLV that have made news in 2019.