Amitai Abramovitch PhD
My practice is about 75% focused on OCD, perfectionism, and anxiety disorders. I conduct individual therapy using under the broad umbrella of CBT (including exposure and response prevention, behavioral activation, and cognitive therapy techniques. I work with adults, older adolescents, and couples, and provide parent training as well. In addition, I provide clinical and neuropsychological assessments with specific expertise in assessing OCD vs ADHD, and other co-occurring conditions. More information about my practice is available at www.DrAbramovitch.com.
My other specialties include anxiety disorders, depression, perfectionism, misophonia, and ADHD, for which I provide empirically supported treatment, under the broad umbrella of Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
I hold a PhD in Clinical Psychology/Neuropsychology and completed internships and fellowships focusing on the treatment, and neuropsychological assessments across a diverse array of populations. I also completed a post-doctoral fellowship at MGH / Harvard Medical School, conducting research on OCD. I am recognized as a leading expert in the world on the neuropsychology of OCD, and the co-occurrence between OCD and ADHD. I have published over 60 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters, mostly focusing on OCD, and served multiple times on the IOCDF’s Scientific Grant Review Board. More information about my professional accomplishments can be found at www.DrAbramovitch.com.
I am affirming of diversity broadly defined, including age, race, ethnicity, country of origin, religion, gender identity, sexual preference, socioeconomic status, physical ability etc. In addition, I have experience working with individuals with diverse backgrounds in terms of age, race, ethnicity, country of origin, religion, gender identity, and sexual preference.
In my role as a professor, I am responsible for teaching and training students to understand diversity and to take a stance of cultural humility. In my role, I have also completed many courses and training experiences around cultural competency and working with diverse populations.