Bonnie Zucker, Psy.D.

Bonnie Zucker, Psy.D.

Bonnie Zucker, Psy.D., is a licensed psychologist with a background and expertise in psychotherapy with children, adolescents, and adults. She received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Illinois School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, her master’s degree in applied psychology from University of Baltimore, and her bachelor’s degree in psychology from The George Washington University.

Dr. Zucker specializes in the treatment of childhood anxiety disorders and OCD. Using a cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) approach, she has helped hundreds of children overcome their OCD by teaching them coping skills, methods for challenging their faulty thinking, and doing exposure/response prevention (ERP). Dr. Zucker also works with parents to guide them in how to best respond to their child’s OCD and anxiety.

Dr. Zucker is the director of Bonnie Zucker & Associates in Rockville, MD, a private practice group. She was named one of Washingtonian magazine’s top therapists in several fields, including CBT, OCD, and phobias. In addition to being active in training mental health professionals on the treatment of anxiety disorders and OCD, Dr. Zucker wrote Anxiety-Free Kids: An Interactive Guide for Parents and Children (2nd ed.), Parenting Kids With OCD: A Guide to Understanding and Supporting Your Child With OCD, and Something Very Sad Happened: A Toddler’s Guide to Understanding Death. She also coauthored Resilience Builder Program for Children and Adolescents: Enhancing Social Competence and Self-Regulation (A Cognitive-Behavioral Group Approach), Relaxation and Self-Regulation Techniques for Children and Teens: Mastering the Mind-Body Connection (Audio CD), and Relaxation and Wellness Techniques: Mastering the Mind-Body Connection (Audio CD).

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