Anxiety Program Faculty


Silverman, Wendy K

Director of the Program for Anxiety Disorders

Alfred A. Messer Professor in the Child Study Center and Professor of Psychology
Director, Yale Child Study Center Program for Anxiety Disorders

Research Interests: Child and adolescent phobic and anxiety disorders; Developmental mechanisms; Treatment development and evaluation; Processes of change in treatment outcome

Clinical Interests: child and adolescent fears; phobias; anxiety; stress reactions; worry


Crowley, Michael J

Assistant Professor in the Child Study Center

Gentili, Nicole M

Clinical Instructor in the Child Study Center (Social Work)

Clinical Interests: Family therapy/family systems; parent guidance and support; child/adolescent therapy; couples therapy; cognitive-behavioral approaches to treating anxiety and mood disorders; family interventions for anxiety disorders

Lebowitz, Eli R.

Assistant Professor in the Child Study Center

Research Interests: Anxiety disorders; Neurobiology; Hypophyseal Hormones; Family Systems; Parent based treatment; Technology

Clinical Interests: anxiety disorders; obsessive compulsive disorder; tic diosrders

Marin, Carla E.

Associate Research Scientist in the Child Study Center

Research Interests: assessment and treatment of pediatric anxiety; anxiety sensitivity; the role of parental control in anxiety in youth; the role of Latino culture in anxiety

Clinical Interests: anxiety disorders; phobias; school refusal behavior; selective mutism