Anne Marie Albano, PH.D., ABPP
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Director, Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders,
Columbia University Medical Center
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry, Dept. of Psychiatry,
Anne Marie Albano, Ph.D, ABPP, is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry and director of the Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
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 Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, an international organization that credentials mental health professionals, and is Board Certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.
In 2001 Dr. Albano was named a Beck Institute Scholar. She is the former editor of Cognitive and Behavioral Practice and is currently an Associate Editor of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. Dr. Albano is the President of the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (Div. 53) of the American Psychological Association. She is Past President of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies(ABCT).
Dr. Albano was a Principal Investigator for an NIMH U01 study entitled ï¿½Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Treatment Studyï¿½ (CAMS) and also was a PI for the NIMH-sponsored Treatments for Adolescents with Depression Study (TADS). Both trials examined the relative efficacy of CBT, medication, combination treatment, and pill placebo in youth. She has also served as Principal Investigator of industry sponsored trials examining pharmacologic treatments of anxiety disorders in youth.
Dr. Albano developed a cognitive behavioral treatment program for adolescents with social phobia which is published by Oxford University Press, and is also the co-author of a treatment manual and parent guide for school refusal behavior published by Oxford University Press. To date, she and her colleagues have developed cognitive behavioral treatment programs for social phobia, obsessive compulsive disorder, school refusal, and mixed anxiety and depression. In addition, Dr. Albano is the co-author with Dr. Wendy Silverman of the Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule for Children.
Dr. Albano conducts clinical research, supervises the research and clinical development of postdoctoral fellows in psychology and psychiatry, and is involved in advanced training of senior level clinicians in the application of cognitive behavioral approaches to diagnosis and treatment.
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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
NYS Psychiatric Institute
Room 2413 Unit/Box:74
1051 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10032
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