Specialty Areas: Cognitive Behavior Therapy; Anxiety and Mood Disorders; Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Office Location: Manhattan
Candice Baugh, MA, LMHC, is a clinical assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine. As the clinical coordinator for the Social Learning Program, Ms. Baugh develops and facilitates social skills groups as well as providing parent consultations. She is also a clinician in the Autism Spectrum Disorders Service providing individual, cognitive behavioral and acceptance and commitment therapy (CBT/ACT) for children, adolescents, and young adults. Ms. Baugh developed and is currently expanding an ACT-based mentoring program for older adolescents and young adults.
Ms. Baugh received her bachelor's degree in psychology magna cum laude with high honors from the University of Georgia. Ms. Baugh received her master's degree in clinical psychology from Georgia State University with a thesis comparing two models of skills training for HIV prevention.
Ms. Baugh previously worked for YAI/NIPD's Manhattan Crisis Intervention Program and the Center for Specialty Therapy where she designed in-home behavioral programming for children with disabilities, provided individual and family psychotherapy, conducted parent training groups, and served as the administrative supervisor for clinicians working in residential settings. She also has experience providing psychotherapy at a university counseling center and serving as an emergency room crisis clinician.
Ms. Baugh taught "The Psychology of Interpersonal Behavior" at Georgia State University and is a guest speaker for the Autism Spectrum Disorders Seminar at NYU. She most recently presented her community mentoring model as part of the ACT for Teachers, Parents and Kids symposium at the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science's world conference.
Ms. Baugh is a recipient of the Mellon Tradition Award and a Tisch Academic and Talent Scholarship. She is a member of the American College of Counselors, the New York State Mental Health Counselors Association, the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, and Phi Beta Kappa.