Teresa Piacentini, Ph.D
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Piacentini joined ABCD, Inc. in January of 2009, having previously provided clinical services at Seattle Children’s Hospital, Columbia University Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders, New York University Child Study Center, and New York City’s Bellevue Hospital. In her work with children, adolescents, young adults, and families, Dr. Piacentini employs cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). She provides assessment and treatment for a wide range of emotional and behavioral difficulties, including anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, mood disorders, and ADHD. Dr. Piacentini has also worked extensively with children and families dealing with chronic pain and medical illness.
Dr. Piacentini has served as a clinician for National Institutes of Mental Health-funded research studies investigating the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders and has also conduced research in the area of psychological assessment. She has co-authored articles and presented her work at national conferences. Dr. Piacentini has directed workshops for clinicians on CBT and lectures on anxiety and depression for parents and professionals.
2002 Ph.D. Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ, Clinical Psychology
1998 M.A. Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ, Clinical Psychology
1994 B.A. Lehman College, City University of New York, Psychology
1987 B.B.A. Pace University, New York, NY, Marketing Management
Attending Clinical Psychologist, Department of Child Psychiatry, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic, Consultation Liaison Service, and Pain Management Service, Seattle WA (2005-2008)
Assistant Director, Columbia University Center for Anxiety and Mood Disorders, New York, NY (2004-2005)
Instructor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY (2004-2005)
Psychologist, Clinical Supervisor, and Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine/NYU Child Study Center, Institute for Mood and Anxiety Disorders, New York, NY (2003-2004)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine/NYU Child Study Center, Institute for Mood and Anxiety Disorders, New York, NY (2001-2003)
Chief Psychology Intern, New York University School of Medicine /Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY (2001-2002)
Predoctoral Intern, New York University School of Medicine /Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY (2000-2001)
Psychologist, Washington State, PY00003313
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