Dr. Annie Josephson is a postdoctoral fellow at CBC who works full-time with children, adolescents, adults and families in both the White Plains and Manhattan offices. Dr. Josephson earned her Master’s and Doctor of Psychology degrees in School Psychology from St. John’s University, and her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Dr. Josephson has extensive training and expertise in the delivery of evidence-based treatments (CBT & DBT) for a range disorders including anxiety, depression, trauma, OCD, ADHD, self-harm and personality disorders.
She completed her APA accredited pre-doctoral internship at Westchester Jewish Community Services in Hartsdale, New York. While on internship, she treated children, adolescents and adults with a variety of mood, anxiety and personality disorders in outpatient and school based settings. Dr. Josephson co-led a multifamily DBT skills groups for adolescents and their parents. In addition, she conducted psychoeducational and autism evaluations with individuals across the lifespan.
Previously, Dr. Josephson held an externship position at the Child Mind Institute, where she treated children and adolescents, with a range of anxiety and mood disorders. There she utilized evidence based treatments for generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, depressive disorders, specific phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder and selective mutism. She also co-lead several DBT skills group, and facilitated a weekly group for children with Selective Mutism. Additionally, she co-led a weekly trauma group in a school to help students experiencing symptoms of PTSD. Prior to CMI, Dr. Josephson completed an externship at Scarsdale Middle School. At Scarsdale, she provided individual and group therapy to adolescents with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and ADHD. She also ran a weekly Organizational Skills Group to target executive functioning deficits. She gained further clinical experience conducting individual therapy with ethnically and culturally diverse children and adult outpatients at the St John’s Center for Psychological Services.
Dr. Josephson conducted research at St John’s University evaluating the role of overprotective parenting on test anxiety and test performance on the Algebra I Regents. She is a member of several professional organizations including the American Psychological Association and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.