Amanda G. Mintzer, PsyD, is the director the Social Anxiety Program and a clinical psychologist in the Anxiety Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute. She specializes in the evaluation and treatment of anxiety and mood disorders in children, adolescents, and young adults with a focus on the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), specific phobias, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, selective mutism and depression.
Dr. Mintzer has received extensive training and is skilled in evidence-based cognitive behavioral interventions such as dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), exposure with response prevention (ERP) and interpersonal psychotherapy for adolescents (IPT-A). She has provided individual, group and family therapy and worked with children with behavior disorders. Dr. Mintzer was previously a middle-school teacher in Manhattan.
- Postdoctoral Fellow, Anxiety Disorders Center, Child Mind Institute
- Extern, Anxiety and Mood Disorders Center, Child Mind Institute
- Intern, Pediatric Psychiatry Department, New York Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center’s Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital (school-based mental health clinic and children’s anxiety and depression clinic)
- Extern, the Gateway School
- Extern, New York-Presbyterian Hospital Payne Whitney Westchester
- Extern, Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center, Albert Einstein Medical Center
- PsyD, Clinical School Psychology, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University
- Masters of Secondary Education, Social Studies, New York City Teaching Fellows Program, Fordham University
- MS, School Psychology, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University
- BA, Diplomatic History (Psychology Minor), University of Pennsylvania
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