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Lauren Knickerbocker, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Clinical Psychologist, Institute for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Behavior Disorders; Coordinator, Selective Mutism Program
Lauren  Knickerbocker, PhD

Specialty Areas: Selective Mutism; Organizational Skills Training; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Behavior Disorders; Anxiety and Mood Disorders

Office Location: Manhattan

Lauren Knickerbocker, PhD, is a clinical assistant professor of adult and adolescent psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Knickerbocker specializes in treating selective mutism and anxiety in young children, ADHD and difficulties with organization and time management across development, disruptive behaviors, and parent management training. She is a Coordinator with Dr. Richard Gallagher for the Selective Mutism program, including Camp Courage, and is involved in Organizational Skills Treatment. She is also part of the Consultation-Liasion Program with the Institute for Family Centered Care. 

Dr. Knickerbocker earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Stony Brook University, master's degree 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 University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, and she completed her post-doctoral training in clinical psychology at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center. 

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.