Specialty Areas: Cognitive Behavior Therapy; Anxiety and Mood Disorders; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Behavior Disorders; Tic and Tourette's Disorder.
Andrea McLaughlin, PhD is a clinical assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine and a licensed psychologist at the Child Study Center. She provides individual Cognitive Behavior Therapy for children, adolescents and young adults. Dr. McLaughlin also provides behavioral parent training, as well as school consultation for children experiencing a range of difficulties that impact academic performance. Additionally, she conducts psychiatric diagnostic evaluations for new clients.
Her clinical and research interests include anxiety and mood disorders, selective mutism, ADHD, and tic disorders. Special interests and areas of expertise include adolescent mental health, parent training, and the prevention and treatment of psychiatric disorders among youth reared in high-risk, economically disadvantaged environments.
Dr. McLaughlin graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in psychology and English from the University at Buffalo. She earned her doctoral degree in school psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While working on her doctoral degree, Dr. McLaughlin researched the impact of early child care interventions on the mental health of youth reared in poverty.
Dr. McLaughlin has worked with children and adolescents in a number of settings, including psychiatric hospitals, pediatric subspecialty clinics, residential treatment facilities and schools.
Dr. McLaughlin has been published in Child Development and has presented at professional conferences. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and Phi Beta Kappa.