Recommended Selective Mutism Treating Professionals

This list, updated July 2018, includes providers familiar with selective mutism that have been recommended by the families who have worked with them.

Please note that it is important to do your own research on individual providers and make sure they are a good fit for your child and family.


Alicia Goodman, Ph.D., NCSP
Simply Psychology, LLC
2930 E Northern Ave. A-105
Phoenix, AZ 85028
Phone: 602.428.2838


Emily Berner, MFT
The San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy
5435 College Ave. Suites 102-108
Oakland, Ca 94618
Phone: 510.652.4455 ext 5

Jenny Dunn, BCaBA
Dunn Behavioral Consulting
1700 Eureka Road
Suite 155-2
Roseville, CA 95661
Phone: 916.761.5315

Catherine Eckel, Ph.D.
15814 Winchester Boulevard, Suite 105
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Phone: 408.993.3749

Clarissa Gosney, PsyD
Carrisa Douglas, PsyD
Pinnacle Counseling and Testing Center
41197 Golden Gate Circle, Suite 207
Murrieta, CA 92562
9330 Carmel Mountain Road, Suite F
San Diego, CA 92129
Phone: 951.396.5701

Lisa K. Phillips, PhD
Cognitive Therapy Orange County
151 Kalmus Drive
Suite B-220
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Phone: 949.675.0545

Jennifer L. Podell, Ph.D.
16055 Ventura Blvd. Suite 500
Encino, CA 91436
Phone: 818.971.9723

Katherine Revoredo, M.D.
Mind Health Institute
200 E. Del Mar Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91105
Phone: 626.723.3099

Jessica Richards, MS, MSW, LCSW
95 Marengo Ave
Suite 205
Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone: 626.587.4827

Christy Tadros, MA, EdM
Sutcliffe Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
851 Freemont Avenue
Suite 110
Los Altos, CA 94024
Phone: 650.941.1698

Judy Welch, PsyD
509 Marin Street Suite 234
Thousand Oaks CA
(805) 373-1813


Sheila Lepkin, MA, NCSP
Denver, Co
Phone: 303.912.9143


Jami M Furr, Ph.D.
Center for Children and Families, Florida International University
11200 SW 8th St.
AHCI Rm 141
Miami, FL 33199
Phone: 305.348.0477


Amy Robbins, LPC, RPT-S
Amy Robbins counseling
109 Anderson St.  Suite 101
Marietta, Ga 30060


Carmen M. Lynas, Ph.D.
Advanced Therapeutic Solutions
600 W. 22nd Street  Suite 250
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Phone: 630.230.6505


Caroline Moniza, PsyD
Mercy Family Therapy
1340 Blairs Ferry Rd. NE Suite A
Hiawatha, IA 52233
Phone: 319.398.6575


Amy M. Jacobsen, Ph.D.
Overland Park, KS
Phone: 913.631.3800 ext.111


Robyn Crouch MS, NCC, LBS, LPC (PA), LPCC (KY)
Pikeville Counseling Center
120 Apple Ct.
Pikeville, KY 41501
Phone: 502.777.8914


Courtney P. Keeton, Ph.D.
Anxiety Treatment Center of Maryland
5022 Dorsey Hall Drive  Suite 201
Ellicott City, MD
Phone: 410.800.7591

Alison L. Miller, Psy.D.
1400 Front Avenue, Suite 204
Lutherville, MD 21093
Phone: 443.330.2146


David Langer, Ph.D. 
Rachel Merson, Psy.D.
BU Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders
648 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02215
Phone: 617.352.9610


Ruth Anan, PhD, BCBA
Anan and Associates
27780 Novi Road  Suite 107
Novi, Michigan
Phone: 248.567.2930

Tiffany Turner Baldwin, LMSW
Aimee Kotrba, PhD
Katelyn Reed, M.S., TLLP
Lisa Wheeler M.S., L.L.P.
Thriving Minds Behavioral Health
10524 E Grand River, Suite 100
Brighton, MI 48116
Thriving Minds Behavioral Health
350 North Main Street, Suite 220
Chelsea, MI 48118
Phone: 810.225.3417

Matthew Thatcher, MA, LPC
Northwest Counseling
4175 3 Mile Road NW
Walker, Michigan 49534
Phone:  616.453.6157


Sarah Pavek, M.A., L.P.
984 Ashland Ave
St. Paul MN 55104
Phone: 651.470.3098

New Jersey

Larissa Labay, Psy.D.
Lifespan Associates
71 Franklin Turnpike, Suite 2-6
Waldwick, NJ 07463
Phone: 201.444.0090

Richard Gallagher, PhD
Michelle R. Miller
NYU Child Study Center
411 Hackensack Avenue, 7th floor
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201.465.8111

New York

Shelley Avny, Ph.D.
Steven Kurtz, PhD, ABPP
Chelsey Rosen, PsyD
Kurtz Psychology Consulting PC
57 W 57th St.  Suite 1007
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212.658. 0110

Rachel Busman, Psy.D.
Janine Domingues, PhD
Lindsey Giller, PsyD
Michelle Kaplan, LMSW
Elianna Platt, MA, LMSW
Child Mind Institute
445 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Phone: 646.625.4249

Raquel Cumba, PhD
19 West 34th Street, PH
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 347.781.5167

Richard Gallagher, PhD
Michelle R. Miller, PsyD
NYU Child Study Center
1 Park Avenue, 7th floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 646.754.5000

Laura Kirmayer, Ph.D., MSW
Milestones Psychology
41 Madison Ave. 25th floor
New York, NY 10010
Phone: 646.202.2612

Celia Linden, LCSW
11 Webster Ave
Goshen, NY 10924
Phone: 845.291.1930

Marian Moldan, LCSW-R
Childhood Anxiety Solutions
185 Miller Place Road
Miller Place, NY 11764
Phone: 631.331.8757

Phyllis Ohr, Ph.D
Joan and Arnold Saltzman Community Services Center
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY
Phone: 516.463.5660


Kristen Eastman, PsyD
Cleveland Clinic
8701 Darrow Road
Twinsburg, OH 44087
Phone: 330.888.4000

Kathleen L. Lemanek, Ph.D.
Nationwide Children’s
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus, OH 43205
Phone: 614.722. 4700


Paul Shawler, PhD
Department of Pediatrics
OU  Health Science Center
1100 NE 13th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
Phone: 405.271.5700


Deborah Mertlich, LCSW
4550 SW Kruse Way, Suite 340
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Phone: 971.252.1545


Jennifer Adamczyk-Abusomwan, MA, NCC, LPC
Wexford Counseling Services
11676 Perry Highway, Suite 2108
Wexford Professional Building II
Wexford, PA 15090
Phone: 412.944.6400

Elisa Shipon-Blum, D.O.
Jennifer Brittingham, M.A.
SMart Center
505 N. Old York Road
Jenkinstown Square, Lower Level
Jenkinstown, PA 19046
Phone: 215.887.5748

Katherine K. Dahlsgaard, Ph.D.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
3440 Market Street  Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215.590.1172


Kristin Seiler Davis, M.S., CCC-SLP
Word of Mouth Clinical Associates
217 Jamestown Park Road  Suite 10
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone: 615.376.3045

David Dia, Ph.D., LCSW, CCBT
Germantown Behavioral Health
284 German Oak Dr.
Cordova, TN 38018
Phone: 901.581.6951


Jillian Racine, Ph.D.
4601 Spicewood Springs Road
Suite 4-200
Austin, TX 78759
Phone: 512.467.1376

Jacqueline Hood, Ph.D.
Plano, Tx
Phone: 972.827.7921

Julie Jones, Ph.D., LMFT-S, LPC-S
Jay D. Tarnow, M.D.
Tarnow Center
1001 W. Loop South  Suite 215
Houston, TX 77027
Phone: 713.621.9515


Heidi Applonie, LCSW
Resilience Individual and Family Counseling
2317 N Hillfield Rd. Suite103
Layton, Utah 84041
Phone: 801.529.3242


Alison Gardner, PsyD
Nurture Child and Family PLLC
1319 Vincent Pl. 2nd floor
McLean, VA 22101
Phone: 703.341.5995


Brenda Ray, MS, CCC-SLP
Kendra Read, Ph.D.
Seattle Children’s Hospital
4800 Sand Point Way, NE
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: 206.987.2104


Gregory E. Head, MS
Gunderson Health System
Lacrosse, Wisconsin 54601
Phone: 608.775.2287


Melanie Vanier, Ph.D.
Halifax Professional Centre
263- 5991 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, NS
B3H 1Y6
Phone: 902.802.5391


Lucy Nathanson, Child Therapist

Web-based therapy or consultations

Selective Mutsim, Anxiety, and Related Disorders Treatment Center

The Anxiety and Selective Mutism Treatment Center

Lucy Nathanson, Child Therapist