Featured Alumna: Veronica Raggi, Ph.D. (2008, Clinical Psychology)
Veronica Raggi, Ph.D., Co-Director, Selective Mutism Program at Alvord, Baker & Associates, LLC. is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice at Alvord, Baker& Associates in Maryland. Dr. Raggi specializes in the delivery of behavioral and cognitive-behavioral treatment in the areas of anxiety, social skills, depression, ADHD, oppositional defiant disorder, and academic problems. Dr. Raggi also has particular interest and expertise in the treatment of Selective Mutism and co-directs a summer camp for children with the disorder. To help clinicians aid their child patients in monitoring mood and using CBT skills, she has developed an iPhone application, "CBT Tools for Kids," available on iTunes.
Dr. Raggi is the first author of "Exposure Therapy for Treating Anxiety in Children and Adolescents," a comprehensive, practical resource for implementing exposure therapy when treating children and adolescents with anxiety. Order Exposure Therapy on Amazon or at New Harbinger, enter discount code EXPOTH30 for 30% off until February 28.
In addition to writing and private practice, Dr. Raggi provides consultation groups to mental health professionals in the implementation of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). She has also coordinated the Continuing Education Program at ABA, has published in a variety of scholarly journals on child treatment, and has taught clinical lab courses at the University of Maryland, College Park.