Specialty Areas: Selective Mutism; Organizational Skills Training; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Behavior Disorders; Cognitive Behavior Therapy; Parent-Child Interaction Therapy.
Office Location: Manhattan
Lauren Knickerbocker, PhD, is a clinical psychology postdoctoral fellow at the Child Study Center working in both the Institute for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Behavior Disorders, and the Selective Mutism Program within the Anita Saltz Institute for Anxiety and Mood Disorders. Dr. Knickerbocker specializes in the treatment and assessment of children and adolescents with anxiety and mood related disorders, including selective mutism, as well as disruptive behavior disorders including ADHD and problems with organization and time management. She provides individual therapy, behavioral parent training, and school consultations for families. Dr. Knickerbocker has specialized training in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), organizational skills training, and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). In addition, she has received training and experience in brief couples therapy, emotion focused therapy, forensic interviewing, and neuropsychological assessment.
Dr. Knickerbocker earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She earned her master's degree in psychology at San Diego State University and her bachelor's degree in psychology at the University of Florida. Dr. Knickerbocker completed her clinical internship in the Mailman Center for Child Development at the Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida.
Dr. Knickerbocker has presented her work at conferences, in book chapters, and in scientific journals. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.