Courtney Weiner, Ph.D. currently serves as the Clinical Director at the Child and Adolescent OCD, Tic, Trich, and Anxiety Group (COTTAGe) at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the assessment and treatment of child anxiety, OCD, trichotillomania, and related disorders. She also has specialized training in the treatment of children with co-occurring anxiety and sleep difficulties.
Dr. Weiner received her Bachelor of Science from Lehigh University and completed a post-baccalaureate program in psychology at Harvard University. Dr. Weiner worked in research at Johns Hopkins University and Temple University prior receiving her Ph.D. from Boston University in 2012. She completed her clinical internship at the NYU Child Study Center and Bellevue Hospital and has worked as a clinician at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CARD) of Boston University, McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School, NYU Child Student Center, Bellevue Hospital, and COTTAGe at the University of Pennsylvania. She has worked in outpatient, inpatient, and partial day hospitalization settings with young children, adolescents, and adults.
Dr. Weiner has a special interest in disseminating information about best practices in the assessment and treatment of childhood anxiety to the community. She has provided several workshops and trainings for school staff, parents, and other mental health service providers. She has presented her research at professional conferences, including the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and the American Public Health Association. Dr. Weiner’s research has been published in Child & Family Behavior Therapy, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research, and Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.