Lisa Smith, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor

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Biographical Sketch

Dr. Smith is a graduate of Middlebury College, VT (B.A.) and St. John’s University, NY (PhD). She began her clinical training within university settings at St. John’s University working as a pre-doctoral Research Fellow for four years at the Center for Psychological Services and Clinical Studies. She completed a pre-doctoral Internship at Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn, NY. Beginning with her post-doctoral training year, Dr. Smith served as the Assistant Director of the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at the State University of New York, Health Science Center in Brooklyn for seven years, treating patients and supervising masters level graduate students, pre-doctoral clinical psychology interns, as well as psychiatric residents.

Research Interests

Dr. Smith is the Director of the Center for Anxiety & Related Disorder (CARD) at Boston University and the Founding Director of CARD’s training program in clinical services, the Psychological Services Center (PSC). Her role within the program is primarily clinical and administrative in nature. As a clinician and supervisor, she specializes in the provision of evidence-based Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for a wide range of emotional problems as well as in student training in the delivery of clinical services. She teaches PS993 & PS994 Clinical Supervision in Psychotherapy.


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