Bonnie Zucker, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist with a background and expertise in psychotherapy with children, adolescent, and adults. She received her doctoral degree from Illinois School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, her Master’s degree in Applied Psychology from the University of Baltimore, and her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from George Washington University. Dr. Zucker specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders in children and adults and utilizes a cognitive-behavioral (CBT) approach. In addition to CBT, she integrates a family systems approach and works with parents to help them learn the most appropriate responses to their child’s anxiety disorder.
Dr. Zucker was named one of Washingtonian Magazine’s Top Therapists in the fields of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, OCD, Phobias, Troubled Child, and Troubled Adolescent in 2009. In addition to being active in conducting trainings on CBT for anxiety, Dr. Zucker wrote Anxiety-Free Kids: An Interactive Guide for Parents and Children (Prufrock Press), a two-in-one self-help book for children with anxiety disorders and their parents, Take Control of OCD: The Ultimate Guide for Kids with OCD (Prufrock Press), a self-help book for children and teens with obsessive-compulsive disorder, and Something Very Sad Happened: A Toddler’s Guide to Understanding Death, a self-help book for children ages 2-3 who have experienced the death of a loved one. Dr. Zucker co-authored, along with Drs. Mary Alvord & Judy Grados, Resilience Builder Program for Children and Adolescents: Enhancing Social Competence and Self-Regulation (Research Press), a cognitive-behavioral group manual designed for therapists. She also co-authored, along with Dr. Mary Alvord & Bryce Alvord, Audio CDs entitled Relaxation & Self-Regulation Techniques for Children & Teens: Mastering the Mind-Body Connection and Relaxation & Wellness Techniques: Mastering the Mind-Body Connection for adults (Research Press).