Jamie M. Howard, PhD

Clinical Psychologist, Anxiety Disorders Center, Director, Trauma and Resilience Service

Child Mind Institute

Jamie M. Howard, PhD

Contact

Contact

  • Annie Fraiman, Staff Associate

    (646) 625-4252

  • Jamie M. Howard, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in the Anxiety Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute and the director of the Center’s Trauma and Resilience Service. She specializes in the evaluation and treatment of anxiety and mood disorders in children and adolescents, and has expertise in treating post-traumatic stress and adjustment disorders across the lifespan.

    Dr. Howard has extensive experience providing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to children, teens and young adults suffering from a range of anxiety disorders, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She has received specialized training in several innovative treatments, including trauma focused-CBT, cognitive processing therapy and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT).

    Dr. Howard’s past work includes developing and testing programs to help returning veterans and their family members, serving as a crisis counselor in the aftermath of the World Trade Center attacks and providing consultation to staff at a preschool for at-risk children. She has co-authored scholarly articles for several journals, including Psychotherapy and Journal of Traumatic Stress, as well as book chapters on helping children and families following trauma exposure.

    Experience

    • Clinical Research Associate, National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System
    • Project Coordinator, Child and Family Resilience Program, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    • Community Trauma Response Counselor, Safe Horizon

    Training

    • Clinical Fellow, Center for Returning Veterans, VA Boston Healthcare System
    • Intern, Boston Consortium in Clinical Psychology (affiliated with Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Medicine)
    • Extern/Research Assistant, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago

    Education

    • PhD, Clinical Psychology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
    • EdM, Human Development and Psychology, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University
    • BS, Human Development, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University

    Media & Public Outreach

    • ABC World News
    • CBS Good Day New York
    • ELLE magazine
    • Family Circle
    • Fox and Friends
    • Good Morning America
    • Huffington Post
    • MSNBC The Cycle
    • New York Times
    • NY1
    • PBS Parents
    • Seventeen Magazine
    • US News & World Report
    • WebMD