Abbe Garcia, PhD is the clinical director of the Pediatric Anxiety Research Clinic (PARC) and of Bradley Hospital’s Intensive Program for OCD. Dr. Garcia is also an associate professor (clinical) of psychiatry and human behavior at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
Dr. Garcia received a BA in psychology from Williams College. She did her graduate training at Temple University, 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 at Brown University.
Dr. Garcia’s current research interests are connected to quality improvement efforts in the Intensive Program for OCD. She is interested in using objective measures of outcome to demonstrate clinical changes and in using these data to guide further development of the treatment approach used in this program. Dr. Garcia enjoys swimming in her free time. Her family has a pet bird named Buddy.