The Adolescent Traumatic Stress and Substance Treatment Center is located at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CARD) at Boston University. CARD has been providing the most up-to-date Cognitive-Behavioral treatments for over 20 years, offering treatment in both individual and group formats, as well as in-depth assessment of psychological functioning for everyone who comes to the center.
Under the direction of Dr. David H. Barlow, Ph.D., Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders is an internationally recognized center specializing in:
- Assessment and treatment of anxiety and related psychological disorders in people
4-65 years old.
- Development of new or improved treatments, especially cognitive behavioral protocols.
- Dissemination of empirically supported treatments to mental health providers.
The Child and Adolescent Fear and Anxiety Treatment Program at the CARD offers clinical services to young people experiencing difficulty with fears, anxiety, or shyness. The program provides comprehensive evaluations and cognitive-behavioral treatment for children and adolescents between the ages of 7 and 17.
At CARD, the Child and Adolescent Fear and Anxiety Treatment Program offers:
- State of the art assessment and treatment to children and adolescents with anxiety and emotional disorders.
- Outreach presentations for children, adolescents, parents, teachers, and hospital and school administrators.
- Empirically supported psychological interventions.
- Specialized programs, including: Childhood Separation Anxiety Treatment Program and Intensive Treatment Program for Panic Disorder and Specific Phobia.