Language: English
Gender: Female
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Weill Cornell Psychiatry Specialty Center
315 East 62nd Street , 5th Floor
New York, NY 10065
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(646) 962-2820

Personal Statement

Angela Chiu, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in evidence-based interventions for children, adolescents and young adults suffering from anxiety and mood disorders. She specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy as well as modular approaches to treatment for a wide array of presenting problems including social phobia, separation anxiety disorder, panic disorder, OCD, specific phobias, trauma, generalized anxiety disorder, depression, and oppositional defiant disorder. Dr. Chiu is currently accepting referrals. To schedule an appointment, please call (646) 962-2820.

Specialties & Expertise

Specialties

  • Psychology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Family Counseling

Expertise

  • Cognitive-Behavior Therapy
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Panic Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Specific Phobia
  • Selective Mutism
  • Parenting Issues
  • Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Group Therapy
  • Behavior Therapy
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource

Qualifications

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Psychologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2010
  • M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2005
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2002

Honors & Awards

2008 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award from the National Institute of Mental Health 

2008 APA Dissertation Research Award

2007 APA Annual Conference Student Travel Award

2007 UCLA Clinical Psychology Training Program Scientist Practitioner Award

2006 ABCT Elsie Ramos Student Research Award

2006 UCLA Psychology Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Fellowship 

2005 Mortar Board National Honor Society Graduate Fellowship

2005 UCLA Graduate Division Summer Research Mentorship Fellowship

2004 UCLA Graduate Division Fellowship

2002 Mortar Board National Honor Society

2001 Psi Chi, National Honor Society in Psychology

2000 Golden Key National Honor Society

1998 Faculty Award for Valuable Contribution to the Community

1998-1999 University of Pennsylvania Dean’s List

2000-2002 University of Pennsylvania Dean’s List

Biography

Dr. Angela Chiu provides a variety of clinical services including diagnostic assessments, therapy and consultation. In addition to her private practice, Dr. Chiu is an Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Psychologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She also serves as the Training Director of PracticeWise, LLC. Dr. Chiu travels nationally to train clinicians on Modular Approach to Therapy for Children with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, or Conduct Problems (MATCH-ADTC; Chorpita & Weisz, 2009) and Managing and Adapting Practice (MAP) system. She has developed hundreds of therapists and supervisors on these treatment approaches.

Dr. Chiu grew up in New York City and completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. Subsequently, she earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she received research and clinical training in evidence-based interventions for children, adolescents and adults. As the recipient of the UCLA Clinical Psychology Training Program Scientist Practitioner Award, Dr. Chiu has contributed multiple publications and presentations on intervention research. She tested a family-based, modular cognitive behavioral therapy for children with anxiety disorders in schools. Dr. Chiu has received numerous awards for her research, including a National Research Service Award from the National Institute of Mental Health and a Dissertation Research Award from the American Psychological Association.

Dr. Chiu completed her clinical internship training at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Adolescent Psychiatry Service and Rady Children’s Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic. Following her internship year, she returned to UCLA as a postdoctoral fellow to co-Direct the Child STEPs Project, a large clinical trial testing the effectiveness of the MATCH-ADTC program. Since 2010, Dr. Chiu has been supervising, training and consulting on the MATCH program and MAP system. She is recognized nationally as a trainer and consultant on components-based approaches.