Dr. Bridget Lynn is a staff psychologist at CBC, where she provides individual, family, and group therapies to children, adolescents and adults. Bridget received her bachelor’s degree in psychology at Dartmouth College. She received her master’s degree in psychological science and her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at The Catholic University of America.
Bridget has received intensive training in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). She has extensive training and experience in utilizing evidence-based interventions to treat anxiety and mood disorders, emotion regulation difficulties, behavioral problems, and trauma.
Bridget completed her APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship at Fairmount Behavioral Health System in Philadelphia, PA, an inpatient psychiatric hospital where she treated adolescents presenting with mood and anxiety disorders, behavioral disorders, acute suicidal ideation, self-injurious behaviors, and complex trauma. Prior to the internship, Bridget completed an externship with the Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Programs at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC, where she provided CBT to children and adolescents presenting with mood and anxiety disorders. Bridget also completed an externship at the Inova Kellar Center in Farfiax, VA, where she provided CBT to individuals and groups, as well as administered comprehensive psychological assessments to children and adolescents. Bridget also has experience providing Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) to adults presenting with anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorders, as well as administering and interpreting neuropsychological testing for older adults. Before graduate school, Bridget provided case management and in-home behavioral support to families with children with developmental disabilities. Bridget maintains a commitment to providing collaborative and culturally-responsive care in her clinical work.
Bridget’s research interests involve exploring the contributors to positive family functioning, including examining the benefits of mindfulness practices in family relationships. For her doctoral dissertation, Bridget examined family resilience factors within a nationally-representative sample of families of primarily Latinx migrant farmworkers. Bridget is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA).