Amy Miranda, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker with expertise in evidence-based treatments for children, adolescents and young adults experiencing anxiety, mood disorders, social skills deficits, and behavioral difficulties. She specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy for a wide array of presenting problems including social anxiety, separation anxiety disorder, panic disorder, OCD, specific phobias, generalized anxiety disorder, depression, and op-positional defiant disorder.
Specialties and Expertise
- Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
- Young Adults
- Behavioral Parent Coaching
- Training In Social Skills
- Cognitive-Behavior Therapy
- Social Anxiety
- Separation Anxiety Disorder
- Panic Disorder
- OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
- Specific Phobia
- GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
- Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Ms. Miranda grew up in Massachusetts and completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Political Science at Middlebury College. At Middlebury, she conducted research on the culpability often assigned to survivors of sexual assault on account of bias for her honor’s thesis. Subsequently, she received her master’s degree in social work from Boston College with a focus on children and adolescents. Prior to joining the Specialty Center, she was the program coordinator for the Child and Adolescent Outpatient Psychiatry Department at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medicine. Ms. Miranda is also a volunteer evaluator for the Weill Cornell Center for Human Rights and conducts psychological evaluations for children and adults seeking asylum.
Ms. Miranda has pursued advanced training in cognitive behavioral therapy through the Beck Institute. She has also contributed to several presentations at the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry on behavioral parent management training.
Honors and Awards
Honors and Awards
Social Work Outstanding SErvice Award, March 2016
Employee CARE award for Outstanding Services, NYP, Jan. 2017
Teacher of the Year, Psychiatry Fellows 2015
Teacher of the Year, Psychiatry Residents 2015
Insurance Plans Accepted
The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.
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- Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
- Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
- Rockefeller University - Trustmark