Laura Horsch, Ph.D.
Dr. Horsch (PSY22245) received her Ph.D. in Child Clinical Psychology from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 2007. During her graduate studies, she trained at the VT Child Study Center under the mentorship of Dr. Thomas Ollendick, a leading expert in understanding and treating anxiety disorders in children and adolescents.
Dr. Horsch completed a predoctoral internship in Pediatric Psychology at the University of Florida’s School of Medicine, where she received specialized training in Exposure and Response Prevention techniques for treating anxiety under the guidance of Dr. Eric Storch. She later completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University in the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic. Dr. Horsch presently works part-time as a Clinical Research Psychologist at SRI International’s Center for Health Sciences. In her clinical practice, Dr. Horsch’s areas of expertise include providing both individual and family psychotherapy to children and adolescents with anxiety disorders.
More information about Dr. Horsch's practice can be found at www.laurahorsch.com
Ollendick, T.H., & Horsch, L.M. (2007). Fears in clinic-referred children: Relations with child anxiety sensitivity, maternal overcontrol, and maternal phobic anxiety. Behavior Therapy, 38, 402-411.
Horsch, L.M. (2006). Shyness and informal help-seeking behavior. Psychological Reports, 96, 199-204.