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
May 8, 2020
In recent years, thanks to celebrities like Chrissy Teigen and Serena Williams opening up about their struggles, we’re seeing more discussion around all perinatal mood or anxiety disorders (PMAD), which are experienced by up to 25% of women in the U.S.
May 1, 2020
Whether it’s anxieties about health and work, cabin fever settling in, or the kids not sitting down for the Zoom school lessons, COVID-19 is creating a recipe for domestic strain.
February 12, 2020
Playing and interacting with his nieces convinced Andy he wanted to be a father. But when it finally happened, Andy, an executive in Texas, was surprised by how deeply and fundamentally fatherhood changed him. Andy used to be the kind of man who worked hard and played hard. “I worked 80-plus hours a week, and when I wasn’t working, I wanted to eat and drink.”
February 12, 2020
When a man becomes a dad, his body changes, his hormones fluctuate, his emotions swirl. The changes for new dads everywhere are nothing short of a second puberty.

Articles Featuring Brandon Eddy

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Campus NewsMarch 5, 2020
A collection of news stories from February highlighting the people and research of UNLV.
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ResearchDecember 26, 2019
A collection of stories featuring interesting discoveries driven by UNLV that have made news in 2019.
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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.