Dr. Susan P. Kaspi is the managing partner of Behavior Therapy Associates, LLC. She has been in private practice with the group since 1999. Her clinical work focuses on the cognitive-behavioral treatment of adults and adolescents with anxiety disorders – obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, PTSD, social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, health anxiety, and specific phobias. She also works with individuals with mood disorders, habit disorders (e.g., trichotillomania), Tourette syndrome, and those who need help adjusting to stressors or life changes.
Dr. Kaspi grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is a graduate of Duke University (BS) and Bucknell University (MS, Psychology). She completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School in 1991 where she studied health psychology/behavioral medicine and completed her dissertation under the direction of Dr. Richard J. McNally. She completed her internship at the University of Chicago Medical Center and her post-doctoral training in anxiety disorders at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School.
After completing her training, Dr. Kaspi worked at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio where she established an outpatient Anxiety Disorders Program. She moved to New Mexico with her family in 1997 and worked from 1998-1999 with the Department of Psychiatry at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine where she saw outpatients, worked on research projects, and taught and supervised psychiatry residents in cognitive-behavioral treatments.
Dr. Kaspi is a member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, and the International OCD Foundation. Here is Dr. Kaspi’s Vita.