As Director of Child and Adolescent Services at AATC, Dr. Kasmen specializes in providing cutting-edge, empirically-supported Cognitive-Behavioral therapy (CBT) and Exposure/Response Prevention (E/RP) to children (ages 4+), teens, families and adults affected by anxiety, OCD and related concerns. An expert in the field with over 18 years of experience, she has written numerous articles and presents regularly to consumers and professionals on anxiety and related topics. She also trains psychologists and other professionals in the use of CBT. In addition to her work at AATC, Dr. Kasmen serves as the Anxiety Consultant to the School District of Haverford Township.
Dr. Kasmen is a graduate of Emory University where she was elected Phi Beta Kappa. She received her master’s and doctoral degrees from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology. She completed a pre-doctoral internship at duPont Hospital for Children (Nemours). She was awarded a grant by the Nemours foundation to further her training through completion of a three-year post-doctoral fellowship at duPont, with a focus in cognitive-behavioral therapy, neuropsychological evaluation, and psychological treatment of children with medical illnesses.
Dr. Kasmen has extensive experience treating the full range of anxiety disorders across the age span, including severe/complicated OCD (and PANS/PANDAS), Generalized Anxiety Disorder, adjustment disorders, panic disorder, separation anxiety, shyness/social anxiety, stress management, and specific phobias. Dr. Kasmen also treats ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, behavioral issues, school avoidance, sleep problems, tics, and body-focused repetitive disorders (e.g., compulsive hairpulling/skinpicking). In addition to individual treatment, she enjoys working with parents and families around these concerns. Dr. Kasmen is a professional member of the International OCD Foundation and the Pennsylvania Psychological Association.