Dr. Jenny Herren is a staff psychologist at the Pediatric Anxiety Research Clinic (PARC) and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University. She specializes in the use of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and exposure therapy in treatment of pediatric anxiety and OCD. She is also a senior clinical consultant and trainer in the use of the treatment intervention MATCH-ADTC (Modular Approach to Therapy for Children with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, or Conduct Problems) and serves as a Co-Investigator on the R01: Quality Assessment in Exposure Therapy.
Dr. Herren received her B.A. from Maryville College and Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, where she gained specific training in pediatric psychology. She completed her post-doctoral fellowship specializing in child and adolescent psychology at Judge Baker Children’s Center and Harvard University.
She is an active member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT). Dr. Herren’s research interests focus on how to effectively disseminate and increase utilization of evidence based practices in community practice as well as on the etiology and treatment of comorbid anxiety and depression.
Dr. Herren was born and raised in Tennessee and now lives in Rhode Island. Some of her most favorite things include traveling to new places, trying new foods, spending time with her family, and reading a good book!