Post-Doctoral Fellow

Child Anxiety Center

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Salloni Nanda is a postdoctoral fellow in the Child Anxiety Center at EBTCS.

Dr. Nanda has prior training in providing evidence-based interventions for the treatment of anxiety, mood, and disruptive behavior disorders among children and adolescents. She specializes in working with children who have co-occurring developmental disabilities such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Dr. Nanda received her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Washington, where she gained significant experience supporting mental health needs of children in the school settings and partnering directly with clinical, school, and medical providers. In addition, during her Ph.D., Dr. Nanda completed her clinical training at Seattle Children’s Autism Center, where she implemented evidence-based interventions such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Behavioral Activation, and Applied Behavior Analysis. Specifically, she gained rigorous training in the treatment of complex presentations of social anxiety, separation anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) among children and adolescents with ASD. Her doctoral research focused on implementation of peer mediated social skill interventions for children with ASD.

Dr. Nanda completed her pre-doctoral internship at University of Southern California Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. While on internship, Dr. Nanda received specialized training in parent focused approaches (Incredible Years and Child Parent Psychotherapy) and CBT Coping Cat.

Dr. Nanda is a member of American Psychological Association (APA) and National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).

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