Specialty Areas: Anxiety and Mood Disorders; Depression; Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder; Cognitive Behavior Therapy; Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
Office Location: Manhattan
Sarah Trosper Olivo, PhD, is a clinical assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine and a licensed psychologist in the Anita Saltz Institute for Anxiety and Mood Disorders at the Child Study Center. Dr. Trosper Olivo provides diagnostic evaluations, individual and group therapy, behavioral parent training, and school consultation for children, adolescents and adults. She also manages the Child Study Center's intensive CBT treatments for anxiety disorders, including the OCD Summer Program, and runs workshops for parents on how to manage anxiety in their children.
Dr. Trosper Olivo has received specialized training in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT). She has also been intensively trained in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and is a member of the Child Study Center's DBT program. In addition to her expertise in anxiety and mood disorders, Dr. Trosper Olivo has specialized training in treating Selective Mutism, ADHD, disruptive behavior disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder and eating disorders.
Dr. Trosper Olivo received her bachelor's degree in psychology from Duke University and her master's degree in psychology from Boston University. She earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Boston University's Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders.
Dr. Trosper Olivo completed her clinical internship in the child and adolescent track at the Child Study Center and Bellevue Hospital Center and stayed at the Child Study Center for her postdoctoral fellowship.
Dr. Trosper Olivo has presented her research at professional conferences, and her work has been published in Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, Psychiatric Quarterly, Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, and Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review.
She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.