Leah Guttman, MS, is a clinical extern in the Anxiety Disorders Center and the Mood Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute. She specializes in the use of transdiagnostic treatment approaches to resolve symptoms of anxiety and depression in adolescents and young adults. As a doctoral candidate, Leah has received training in a range of evidence-based interventions, including dialectical behavior therapy for youth and adults, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and exposure-based interventions for anxiety disorders.
Leah has held externship positions at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Stamford High School and Westchester Jewish Community Services in Hartsdale, New York. Prior to her doctoral training, she served as a research coordinator for an emotion-focused CBT protocol for youth anxiety and related conditions. She has co-authored peer-reviewed articles published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology.
- Clinical Extern, Westchester Jewish Community Services
- Psychology Extern, Stamford Public Schools
- Psychoeducational Trainee, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- Research Project Manager, New York State Psychiatric Institute
- Research Coordinator, University of Miami
- Research Coordinator, NYU Child Study Center
- PsyD (Expected 2018), Combined School-Clinical Psychology, Yeshiva University, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology
- MS, School-Clinical Psychology, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University
- BA, English Language and Literature, University of Michigan