Articles by Dina Hirshfeld-Becker, Ph.D.

Dina Hirshfeld-Becker, Ph.D. is co-director of the MGH Child Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, and an associate professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She specializes in CBT with children, adolescents and young adults with anxiety and mood disorders, and has particular expertise in treating anxiety in preschool and early elementary school children. Dr. Hirshfeld-Becker’s research interests focus on identifying early temperamental, behavioral and familial risk factors for childhood disorders, and on using this information to develop preventative interventions. She serves on the Scientific Advisory Council of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America.

When To Seek Help For a Child’s Anxiety

April 8, 2014


When To Seek Help For a Child’s Anxiety

How can we best handle the stress that this year’s marathon and the upcoming memorials of last year’s events might engender? In answering this question, we first need to remember that everyone is unique.  If we try to apply a one-size-fits-all recipe for when we need to broaden our support, we’re bound to miss some […]