Andrea Umbach, Psy.D.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder / Intrusive Thoughts
Specific and Social Phobias
Panic Attacks and Disorder
Stress / Worry / Generalized Anxiety
Hair Pulling (Trichotillomania) / Skin Picking / Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors
Organization / Clutter / Hoarding
Adults / Teens / Children 10+
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology, American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington, D.C.
Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington, D.C.
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Distinction, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Post-doctoral Fellowship at Southeast Psych, Charlotte, NC
Pre-doctoral Internship at Southeast Psych, Charlotte, NC
Anxiety Disorders Center at the Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
Behavior Therapy Center of Greater Washington, Silver Spring, MD
Charles County Department of Health, Mental Health Center, White Plains, MD
Wheeler and Associates/Total Care Services, Washington, DC
Americorps Volunteer Maryland/Independence Now, Baltimore, MD
International Obsessive Compulsive Disorders Foundation's Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI)
Trichotillomania Learning Center's Professional Training Institute
Anxiety Disorder Center's Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
HONORS AND AWARDS
Alies Muskin Career Development Leadership Program (2016)
Clinician Trainee Award, Anxiety Disorder Association of America (2012)
Professional Development Award, Argosy University (Spring 2011, Fall 2011)
Umbach, A. (2015). Conquer Your Fears and Phobias for Teens. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.
Steketee, G. S., Ayers, C., Umbach, A., Tolin, D. F., & Frost, R. (in review). Family accommodation of hoarding: Assessment and features in an internet sample.
Tolin, D. F., Villavicencio, A., Umbach, A., & Kurtz, M. M. (2011). Neuropsychological functioning of hoarding disorder. Psychiatry Research, 189(3), 413-418.
An Introduction to Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors
Challenging Anxious Thoughts and Worries
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Conquering Clutter: Understanding and Managing Collecting Tendencies
Creating Flexibility in Your Family
Organization: Practical Strategies
Parenting Anxious Children
Thinking About Your Thinking: Addressing Worries and Intrusive Thoughts
What Anxiety Wants, What Anxiety Needs