Brad Stolbach, Ph.D.

Dr. Brad Stolbach is a licensed clinical psychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Stolbach has spent over two decades providing and developing services and programs for children and families affected by trauma on Chicago’s south side, including 18 years at La Rabida Children’s Hospital where he co-founded and directed the Chicago Child Trauma Center.

Dr. Stolbach currently serves with the Rev. Carol Reese as Co-Director of Healing Hurt People – Chicago, a Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program serving patients at Stroger Cook County Hospital and the University of Chicago Medicine (UCM).

Dr. Stolbach is Director of the UCM REACT Program, a Community Treatment and Services site of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). With master glass artist Pearl Dick, Dr. Stolbach co-founded Project FIRE in 2015. Dr. Stolbach’s academic work focuses on developmental trauma, especially as it affects children and families in racially and economically segregated communities. He has served on the faculty of the NCTSN’s Complex Trauma Treatment Network since its inception in 2009.