Katherine Lynch, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist specializing in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for anxiety and depression in children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Lynch received her B.A. from Wellesley College, her M.A. in Child Development from Tufts University, and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from The University of Montana. In addition, Dr. Lynch completed a one-year training program in CBT with Aaron Beck, M.D. and Judith Beck, Ph.D. at The Beck Institute in Bala Cynwyd, PA.
After completing further training in the Department of Psychiatry at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY, Dr. Lynch was appointed Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and the Director of the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at Upstate Medical Center. During this time, Dr. Lynch also served as a CBT research therapist on two Pfizer sponsored studies, examining effective treatments for pediatric OCD and for pediatric PTSD. From 2006-2012, Dr. Lynch was a member of the full-time faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College/New York Presbyterian Hospital, serving as Assistant Professor of Psychology. At Weill Cornell, Dr. Lynch directed that Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Program in the outpatient department of New York Presbyterian. She also developed the inpatient CBT program on The Women’s Unit at New York Presbyterian. In addition, she provided specialized training and supervision in CBT to Psychology and Psychiatry Fellows.
Dr. Lynch has presented at numerous conferences including the annual meetings of The American Psychiatric Association, the American Psychological Association, and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Her work has also been published in The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist.
Dr. Lynch is a member of the American Psychological Association and The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.