Director, Pediatric Anxiety Research Clinic, and Clinical Director, Intensive Program for OCD, Bradley Hospital

Abbe Garcia, PhD is director of the Pediatric Anxiety Research Center (PARC) and clinical director of Bradley Hospital’s Intensive Program for OCD. Dr. Garcia is also an assistant professor (research) of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Dr. Garcia received a BA in psychology from Williams College and completed her graduate training at Temple University. She also completed a predoctoral internship in the clinical psychology training program, and she was a postdoctoral fellow in child and pediatric psychology, both at The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University.

Garcia’s research interests are connected to quality improvement efforts in the Intensive Program for OCD. She is interested in using objective measures of outcome to demonstrate clinical changes and in using these data to guide further development of the treatment approach used in this program.


Pediatric Psychology

Areas of Expertise

Anxiety Disorders
Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Parent-child Interaction Treatment
Pediatric Anxiety

Hospital Affiliations


Post Graduate:Temple University School of Medicine
Internship:The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Fellowship:The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University


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