Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

Child & Adolescent OCD, Tic, Trich & Anxiety Group (The COTTAGe)

Welcome to the Child & Adolescent OCD, Tic, Trich & Anxiety Group (The COTTAGe), a specialty clinic in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania for individuals with OCD, tic disorders, trichotillomania, anxiety and related disorders. The director of the clinic is Dr. Martin Franklin, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry.

Our staff has expertise in the treatment of anxiety and related disorders, including:

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Tic Disorders
  • Trichotillomania
  • Skin-Picking and other Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRB's)
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Separation Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic Disorder/Agoraphobia
  • Specific Phobias

We are located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on the main campus of the University of Pennsylvania. Please click here for a map and directions. If you believe you or your child could benefit from our services, please contact us by filling out a new patient screening questionnaire: COTTAGe New Patient Screening Questionnaire.

*To our patients and future patients: As of July 1, the COTTAGe group will be leaving The University of Pennsylvania and moving to two new locations, one in Center City and one on the Main Line. We will be able to accommodate patients in both of these new offices. If you would like to learn more, please visit:

Child & Adolescent OCD, Tic, Trich & Anxiety Group Services