Dr. Kathleen Trainor
For more than 30 years, Dr. Kathleen Trainor, founder of the TRAINOR Center, has treated children and adolescents with anxiety-based disorders using the latest in evidence-based approaches. Her practice, which focuses on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), is tailored to meet each child’s needs as Dr. Trainor and her professional staff work with parents who support and guide the process.
A senior Psychologist on the staff of the Child Psychiatry Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Trainor holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology; she has been on the faculty of Harvard Medical School for more than 15 years. In addition, she frequently blogs and speaks on the subject of anxiety and related mental health issues.
Since 1988, Dr. Trainor has been a private practice psychotherapist, providing adult, adolescent, couple, and family Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in solo practice as a Licensed Independent Certified Social Worker (LICSW) and then as a Licensed Psychologist.
Dr. Trainor presents to professional and community groups in the areas of Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Tourette’s syndrome, Autism, Trichotillomania, and more. She also provides training and consultations to schools and therapists in various clinical settings.
She is known for her 7-Step TRAINOR Method, and her book on this program, Calming Your Anxious Child: Words to Say and Things to Do
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