Director of Research and Training, Pediatric Anxiety Research Clinic, Bradley Hospital

Jennifer Freeman, PhD, is the director of research and training at the Pediatric Anxiety Research Center (PARC) at Bradley Hospital. She is also associate professor (research) of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Dr. Freeman received her BA from Wesleyan University and completed her doctoral training at the State University of New York at Buffalo, completed a predoctoral internship at the Brown University clinical psychology training program, and was a postdoctoral fellow in child and pediatric psychology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Her research interests are in the area of child and adolescent anxiety disorders. Freeman's particular interests include OCD, cognitive behavioral family interventions, and developmental psychopathology. Her current research focuses on dissemination of treatment and training programs for treatment providers in the area of exposure therapy. 

Dr. Freeman was the principal investigator (PI) on an NIMH-funded multisite trial of exposure-based treatment for young children with OCD, site PI or Co-I on a number of past treatment trials for childhood OCD, and currently an MPI on an NIMH funded R21/R33.


Pediatric Psychology

Areas of Expertise

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

Hospital Affiliations


Post Graduate:State Universtiy of New York, Buffalo
Internship:The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Fellowship:The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University


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