Colin Depp, PhD

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Colin Depp


PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of Louisville

Academic appointment

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego
Psychologist, Veterans Administration Healthcare System, San Diego


Dr. Depp is a clinical psychologist specializing, both in his practice and his research, in psychosocial interventions for bipolar disorder, and behavioural interventions to enhance treatment engagement and adherence. Dr. Depp’s research focuses on psychosocial interventions for bipolar disorder, use of technology for behavioural change, and the determinants of successful aging in people with mental illnesses. He has a strong interest in aging and bipolar disorder, particularly in the development of psychosocial interventions that can augment pharmacological treatment, and he is active in ongoing research focusing on the behavioural and biological determinants of successful aging. Dr. Depp is also on the Editorial Board of Bipolar Disorders.

What I do when I'm not working

Luckily for me, I work on a gorgeous campus close to the ocean. I try to get in a walk by the water at least every other day – usually with my (second) morning cup of coffee.




Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine
9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, MC: CA 92037-0603C