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Nicole Starace, Ph.D.

Dr. Nicole Starace received her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where she worked in the lab of Dr. Aaron T. Beck, the founder of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Her work at Penn sparked her interest in the growing field of Evidence-Based Psychotherapy. She received her MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology from UCLA, where she trained under Dr. Bruce Chorpita and conducted research in the field of Dissemination and Implementation of Evidence-Based Psychotherapy. Dr. Starace specializes in the treatment of OCD, Anxiety, and Tic Disorders and Parenting for youth with disruptive behavior challenges and anxiety. She works with children, teens, and adults, and is available for in-person appointments at her office in Montclair, New Jersey as well as via telehealth.

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