Brandon Eddy

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

Biography

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.

 

Education

  • 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 Bump
October 25, 2019
After months of anticipation leading up to baby’s birth, your little one is finally here! You’re officially a dad, and you’ve never felt more…depressed. Not what you were expecting from fatherhood.
Today
June 14, 2019
After witnessing a 36-hour labor that ended with the use of forceps for delivery, Zavo Gabriel worried that his wife Annie Ranttila was in distress.
Reuters
June 11, 2019
While many people can pick up on signs of postpartum depression in new mothers, the same signs are often mistaken for something else or missed entirely in fathers, a British study suggests.
Physician's Weekly
June 11, 2019
While many people can pick up on signs of postpartum depression in new mothers, the same signs are often mistaken for something else or missed entirely in fathers, a British study suggests.

Articles Featuring Brandon Eddy

TJ Otzelberger at podium during news conference
Campus NewsApril 15, 2019
A collection of stories highlighting UNLV students and faculty who've made news thus far in 2019.
ResearchMarch 7, 2019
UNLV study provides an in-depth look at new fathers’ experiences with PPD.