Joanna Robin, Ph.D
Instructor of Psychology
Senior Clinician, Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders,
Columbia University Medical Center
Dr. Robin is a senior clinician at the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Temple University. Dr. Robin specializes in the treatment of children and adolescents and parent training for parents of anxious youth. She conducts individual, group, and family therapy. Dr. Robin is trained in cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and family therapy and she has received specialized training in the treatment of anxiety and disruptive behavior disorders. Dr. Robin conducts workshops for clinicians on conducting cognitive behavioral therapy for children with anxiety disorders and disruptive behavior disorders.
Dr. Robin’s research focuses on the role of parenting in the development of anxiety disorders in youth, emotional regulation in anxious youth, and the efficacy of cognitive behavioral treatment for anxiety disorders. Dr. Robin has been involved in a number of NIMH-funded treatment outcome studies examining the efficacy of cognitive behavioral treatments for youth with anxiety disorders. In 2004, she received a National Research Service Award from the National Institute of Mental Health to study the relationship between parenting and child anxiety in African American families.
Dr Robin has co-authored several articles and book chapters on child anxiety and cognitive behavioral therapy for child anxiety.
Suveg C, Roblek TL, Robin JA, Krain A, Aschenbrand S, & Ginsburg GS (2006). Parental involvement when conducting cognitive behavior therapy for children with anxiety disorders. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 20, 287-299.
Robin JA & Kendall PC (2006). Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children. In A Freeman, Ed.D. (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Kluwer: New York.
Kendall PC, Robin JA, Hedtke K, Suveg C, Flannery-Schroeder E, & Gosch E (2005). Considering cognitive behavior therapy for anxious youth: Think exposures. Cognitive Behavioral Practice, 12, 136-150.
Undergraduate: Tufts University, B.A., 1993-1997
Graduate: Temple University, MA, 1999-2004
Doctoral Degree: Temple University, Ph.D, 2004-2006
Internship: Long Island Jewish Medical Center, 2004-2005
• Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders
New York, NY