Yaara Shimshoni, PhD

Senior Research Fellow

Dr. Shimshoni is a clinical psychologist and a Community Faculty member, Clinical Assistant Professor, at the Yale School of Medicine, where she participates in funded research projects and oversees treatments of anxious children and their parents. Dr. Shimshoni works closely with Dr. Eli Lebowitz, the co-director of the anxiety and moods disorders program and the developer of an evidence-based, parent-based treatment program for children and adolescents with anxiety, OCD and related problems called SPACE (Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions). Dr. Shimshoni has published numerous peer-reviewed papers and book chapters on the topic of child anxiety. She has extensive experience in treating, supervising, and teaching SPACE to clinicians and has overall greatly contributed to the dissemination of this treatment in US.
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