Jill Emanuele, PhD - ADAA Board


Jill Emanuele, PhD
Vice President, Clinical Training, Child Mind Institute

Jill M. Emanuele, PhD is the Vice-President, Clinical Training at the Child Mind Institute, an independent non-profit organization dedicated to transforming the lives of youth struggling with mental health disorders.   She has a breadth of experience in the evaluation and treatment of children, adolescents, young adults, and adults with mood disorders, as well as the spectrum of psychiatric disorders, with a special focus on complex presentations. Dr. Emanuele has significant expertise in evidence-based treatments including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), radically open DBT, family therapy and mindfulness training.  She is intensively trained in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), including DBT-C for children, with over 20 years of experience in providing adherent DBT to youth and their families.  Dr. Emanuele has extensive experience in supervising clinicians and trainees in multiple disciplines and serves in administrative leadership roles.  She relishes developing training opportunities for clinicians and clinical programs that serve youth.

Dr. Emanuele completed her undergraduate studies with degrees in Psychology and Music from the University of Richmond, and her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from George Mason University.  She completed her predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship in child and adolescent psychology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center (LIJ; now Northwell Health) in New York City, and has worked in several hospital settings including LIJ-Hillside Hospital, Montefiore Medical Center, and Bronx Children’s Psychiatric Center (now New York City Children’s Center).  Dr. Emanuele has presented at academic medical centers, professional conferences, public and private schools, and community organizations on the topics of mindfulness, adolescent depression and suicide, adolescent self-injury, DBT, and adolescent borderline personality disorder, and co-authored book chapters on some of these important topics.  She also provides education through multiple forms of media including television, radio, internet, and podcasts.  
Dr. Emanuele has been a member of ADAA for the better part of a decade and has served in multiple capacities including the Chair of the Clinical Track for the Career Development Leadership Program (CDLP), the Conference Committee, and the Membership Committee.  

Dr. Emanuele has been an ADAA member since 2003 and joined the ADAA Board in 2022.

“I am thrilled to be joining the ADAA board in order to continue to advance the recognition and treatment of, and access to care for individuals and families who struggle with mood and anxiety disorders, and continue to advance objectives that promote the prioritization of mental health nationally and globally.” 

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