Anne Marie Albano,
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry), Columbia University Medical Center
Director, Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders,
Columbia University Medical Center
Co-Clinical Director, Youth Anxiety Center,
Anne Marie Albano is Professor of Medical Psychology in Psychiatry at Columbia University and Director of the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi.
Dr. Albano 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 the 2015 recipient of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) award for Outstanding Contributions by an Individual for Clinical Activities. Dr. Albano is Past President of the Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology of the American Psychological Association and also past-president of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. 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 in children, adolescents, and young adults
Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders
3 Columbus Circle, Suite 1425
New York, NY 10019
1. Piacentini J, Bennett S, Compton SN, Kendall PC, Birmaher B, Albano AM, March J, Sherrill J, Sakolsky D, Ginsburg G, Rynn M, Bergman RL, Gosch E, Waslick B, Iyengar S, McCracken J, Walkup J: 24- and 36-week outcomes for the Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Study (CAMS). J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2014;Mar;53(3): 297-310.
2. Gonzalez A1, Peris TS, Vreeland A, Kiff CJ, Kendall PC, Compton SN, Albano AM, Birmaher B, Ginsburg GS, Keeton CP, March J, McCracken J, Rynn M, Sherrill J, Walkup JT, Piacentini J.: Parental anxiety as a predictor of medication and CBT response for anxious youth. Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 2015;Feb;46(1): 84-93.
3. White SW, Ollendick T, Albano AM, Oswald D, Johnson C, Southam-Gerow MA, Kim I[, Scahill L: Randomized controlled trial: Multimodal Anxiety and Social Skill Intervention for adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism Dev Disord 2013;Feb;43(2): 382-94.
4. 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.
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.