Katherine Dahlsgaard, PhD, ABPP

Katherine Dahlsgaard, PhD, ABPP

Katherine Dahlsgaard, PhD, ABPP, is Clinical Director of the Anxiety Behaviors Clinic and the Picky Eaters Clinic in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Science Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Anxiety disorders and cognitive-behavioral therapy
Locations: Psychiatry and Behavioral Science in University City, PA
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Background

Dr. Dahlsgaard is Clinical Director of the Anxiety Behaviors Clinic and the Picky Eaters Clinic. She is board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology with a specialization in behavioral and cognitive psychology. She specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children, adolescents and young adults with anxiety disorders, particularly selective mutism, social anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobias, panic disorders, and generalized fears.

Dr. Dahlsgaard also frequently treats children with disorders that commonly present alongside anxiety, such as food selectivity and sleep problems.

Dr. Dahlsgaard teaches courses in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) to interns and fellows at CHOP and supervises their CBT cases. Dr. Dahlsgaard is a frequent lecturer and guest speaker and has published widely in scientific journals, books and mainstream media on the topics of child development, psychopathology, mental health and human virtue.

Education and Training

Internship

Department of Pediatrics and Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Fellowship

Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York University, New York, NY

Board Certification

American Board of Professional Psychology

Undergraduate Degree

Psychology, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

Graduate Degree

PhD, Psychology - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Clinical Director, Anxiety Behaviors Clinic and Picky Eaters Clinic

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