JAMIE MICCO, PHD, ABPP
Dr. Jamie Micco is a licensed clinical psychologist and a Lecturer in Psychology, Part-Time, at Harvard Medical School. She is Board Certified in Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology. She specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for children, adolescents, and adults with anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders, and depression.
Dr. Micco graduated summa cum laude from Boston University with a B.A. in Psychology and English. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Boston University, where she completed her clinical and research training at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders. She then finished her pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships in clinical psychology (child/adult track) at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Following her training, Dr. Micco remained at MGH as a staff psychologist and clinical researcher, where her research focused on information-processing biases in anxious and depressed youth and development of new treatments for this population. She also served as the director of an intensive CBT service within the Child CBT Program at MGH. She currently maintains a clinical appointment at MGH as a supervisor for trainees in child and adolescent psychology.
Dr. Micco has first-authored or co-authored many peer-reviewed publications on topics related to child/adolescent anxiety and depression, CBT, and information-processing biases. She is also the author of “The Worry Workbook for Teens: Effective CBT Strategies to Break the Cycle of Chronic Worry and Anxiety,” published by New Harbinger (June 2017).
An active member of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), Dr. Micco currently serves as Chair of the Professional Education Committee. In addition, she is actively involved in the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) as Chair of the Listserv Committee. She is also a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation (IOCDF), Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS), and Massachusetts Psychological Association (MPA).
Dr. Micco is a frequent presenter at national conferences. She also presents to clinicians, trainees, and lay audiences in the metro Boston area on topics such as CBT for anxiety disorders, OCD, depression, or school avoidance.