About The Author:

Lindsay Scharfstein, Ph.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist at the Center for Anxiety and Behavioral Change, a private practice based in Rockville, Maryland. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Central Florida and completed her Pre-Doctoral and Post-Doctoral fellowships at the Yale University Child Study Center.

Dr. Scharfstein specializes in the assessment, treatment, and continuing care of pre-schoolers, school-age children, adolescents, and adults whose lives are affected by anxiety and related conditions. She is extensively trained in evidence-based treatments, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), trauma focused CBT, exposure and response prevention for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), habit reversal training (HRT) for tics and trichotillomania, social skills training (SST), and parent training, with a special interest and expertise in working with individuals with Selective Mutism and Social Anxiety Disorder.

Dr. Scharfstein provides treatment in individual, couples, family, group, and intensive therapy formats. She engages in ongoing communication with family, school, and community systems to foster collaborative relationships and optimize treatment success and quality of life.

Additionally, Dr. Scharfstein offers educational workshops within the community and presents at national conferences. She also has several peer-reviewed journal publications, including in Behavior Research and Therapy, Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, and Behavior Modification.

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