Andrea Umbach, Psy.D., is a licensed psychologist in Charlotte, NC. She specializes in treating individuals with anxiety, OCD, hoarding, and trichotillomania. Andrea practices from a cognitive-behavioral approach focused on increasing flexibility in thinking and making adaptive behavior changes. She is the author of Conquer Your Fears and Phobias for Teens and founder of the Charlotte Anxiety Consortium.
Dr. Andrea Umbach discusses her book Conquer Your Fears & Phobias for Teens. She describes phobias and how her book can be a useful tool for teens as well as support treatment.
“Andrea Umbach’s terrific book takes the research-proven strategies of cognitive behavioral therapy and puts them at your fingertips. Easy-to-use forms and worksheets walk the reader, step-by-step, through the strategies for preparing and implementing an effective antiphobia action plan. I recommend this book for any young person with fears and phobias that get in the way of their life.”
—Jonathan S. Abramowitz, PhD