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Rebecca Schneider, PhD

Assistant Professor
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Director
Child OCD Program at Emory

Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Child and Adolescent Mood Program

Email: rebecca.l.schneider@emory.edu

Biography

Rebecca Schneider, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist in the Child and Adolescent Mood Program (CAMP). She is the Director of the Child OCD Program at Emory (COPE), a telehealth-based intensive outpatient program (IOP) for adolescents with OCD.

Dr. Schneider received her BA in psychology from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Colorado Boulder. Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, she completed her doctoral psychology internship at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford/Children’s Health Council in Palo Alto, CA, and her postdoctoral fellowship at the Child and Adolescent OCD Institute (OCDI Jr.) at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA.

Dr. Schneider specializes in providing evidence-based treatment for OCD, anxiety disorders, and misophonia in youth, including exposure and response prevention (ERP) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). She is a board member of OCD Georgia and co-founder of the OCD and Related Disorders Special Interest Group of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science.

Her research focuses on mindfulness- and acceptance-based treatments for OCD and anxiety disorders, and how to improve the effectiveness and acceptability of exposure therapy. Dr. Schneider also examines the role of emotion regulation and stressors in the development of anxiety, parental accommodation in OCD, and misophonia treatment.