Dr. Daniela Colognori is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in children, adolescents, and families with an emphasis on cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety, mood, tic, and body focused repetitive behavior disorders. Dr. Colognori received her B.A. in psychology from Boston College, where she graduated summa cum laude from the University honors program. She earned her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University in 2010 and completed her pre-doctoral internship at Geisinger Medical Center in Pennsylvania, providing evidence-based treatment for children and adolescents in the outpatient department as well as consultation/liaison services for youth being treated for medical conditions at Janet Weis Children’s Hospital. Dr. Colognori went on to further specialize in CBT for youth with anxiety disorders during her post-doctoral fellowship at the NYU Child Study Center, working in NJ schools to train counselors in an evidence-based program for adolescents with social anxiety disorder. Dr. Colognori held an Assistant Professor position in the Combined School & Clinical Psychology doctoral program at Kean University in Union, NJ from 2012-2015, teaching graduate courses in Developmental Psychology, Child Psychopathology, and Evidence-based Psychological Treatment for Children and Adolescents. Dr. Colognori went on to serve as the Clinical Director of the Tourette Syndrome Clinic at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University from 2015-2018. Dr. Colognori’s research interests and publications focus on improving access to evidence-based interventions for youth with anxiety and mood disorders through partnerships with schools. She recently co-authored a book on this topic, Helping Students Overcome Social Anxiety: Skills for Academic and Social Success (SASS), published by Guilford Press.
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