Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety

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Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Clinical Staff

Edna B. Foa, Ph.D., Professor and Director
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, 1970, University of Missouri


Anu Asnaani, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Ph.D., 2013,  Boston University

Sandy Capaldi, Psy.D., Clinical Faculty

Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, 2009, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine


Christina DiChiara, Psy.D., Postdoctoral Fellow

Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, 2012, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine


Carmen Mclean, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2008, University of Nebraska, Lincoln


Kelly Moore , Psy.D., Clinical Faculty
Psy.D., 2011, Rutgers University


Steven Tsao, Ph.D., Clinical Faculty

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Fordham University

Elna Yadin, Ph.D., OCD Clinic Director
Ph.D., 1979, Bryn Mawr College


David Yusko, Psy.D., Associate Director; Clinic Director
Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, 2006, Rutgers University


Laurie Zandberg, Psy.D., Postdoctoral Fellow

Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, 2013, Rutgers University


Patricia Imms, R.N.,  Clinical Research Nurse


Practicum Students


Lauren Bonavitacola, Psy.M.

Kevin Giangrasso, M.S.

Dahlia Mukherjee, M.Phil., M.A.

Ann Marie Roepke, M.A.

Kristen Roman, Psy.M.


Research Assistants

Liza Alpert:

Joseph Carpenter:

Allison Chernov:

Rebecca Yeh:


Support Staff

Michael Greer, Business Administrator:

Ellen Kubis:

Cheryl Samuels: