Anne Marie Albano, Ph.D., ABPP
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry), Columbia University Medical Center
Director, Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders,
Columbia University Medical Center
Anne Marie Albano is Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry at Columbia University and Director of the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders.
Dr. Albano received her Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders at SUNY Albany. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, founding fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, a Beck Institute Scholar, and is board certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.
She is on the board of directors of Anxiety and Depression Association of America, and past president of the Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology of the American Psychological Association. She is also past-president of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, where she is now publications chair. She is past editor of Cognitive and Behavioral Practice and currently is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.
She has published more than 90 articles and chapters and is the co-author of several cognitive behavioral treatment manuals and of the Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule for Children, all published by Oxford University Press.
Dr. Albano served as a Principal Investigator of a 6-site, National Institute of Mental Health-sponsored study entitled "Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Treatment Study" (CAMS) and also was a PI for the Treatments for Adolescents with Depression Study (TADS). Both trials examined the relative efficacy of CBT, medication, combination treatment, and pill placebo in youth.
Her book with Leslie Pepper, Helping Your Anxious Child: Free Your Child from Fears and Worries and Create a Joyful Family Life, was the 2014 Self-Help Book Award winner from the American Society of Journalists and Authors and received a 2014 Seal of Merit from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.
Undergraduate: Florida State University, B.S., 1979
Graduate: University of Richmond, M.A., 1983
Medical School: University of Mississippi, PH.D., 1991
Internship: Tufts University/Boston VAMC, 1989-1990
Fellowship: SUNY Albany, Stress & Anxiety Disorders Fellowship, 1990 - 1992
Board Certifications: Board Certified, American Board of Professional Psychology
Fellow, Academy of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Founding Fellow, Academy of Cognitive Therapy
• Anxiety and Mood Disorders
• Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology
• Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders
3 Columbus Circle, Suite 1425
New York, NY 10019
Development and dissemination of effective treatments for anxiety and mood disorders in children, adolescents, and young adults. Evaluate cost-effective dissemination models of CBT to community practices.
1. Walkup J, Albano AM, Piacentini JP, Birmaher B, Compton S, Sherrill J, Ginsburg G, Rynn M, McCracken J, Waslick B, Iyengar S, March JS Kendall PC: Cognitive behavioral therapy, sertraline, or a combination in child anxiety. New England Journal of Medicine 2008;359: 2753-2766
2. White SW, Albano AM, Johnson CR, Kasari C, Ollendick TH, Kiln A, Oswald D, Scahill L: Development of a Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention Program to Treat Anxiety and Social Deficits in Teens with High-Functioning Autism. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review 2010;13: 77-90
3. White SW, Ollendick TH, Scahill L, Albano AM : Preliminary efficacy of cognitive-behavioral treatment program for anxious youth with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities 2009
4. Compton S, March JS, Brent DA, Albano AM, Weersing V, Curry JF : Cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety and depression in children and adolescents: An evidence based medicine review. . Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2004;43: 930-959
5. The Treatments for Adolescents with Depression Study (TADS) Team. J. S. March, corresponding author.: Fluoxetine, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Their Combination for Adolescents With Depression: Treatment for Adolescents With Depression Study (TADS) Randomized Controlled Trial.. Journal of the American Medical Association 2004;292: 807-820