Amanda G. Mintzer, PsyD, is 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 adolescents and children, 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.
- 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