Rina V. Pesce, Ph.D.

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Dr. Pesce earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of South Dakota. She completed a two-year pre-doctoral research fellowship on depression at the Clinical Psychobiology Branch of the National Institute of Mental Health. Dr. Pesce also conducted research and treatment at the Maryland Center for Anxiety Disorders, with a special emphasis on social anxiety in children, teens, and adults. For several years, she was the Director of Assessment at the Centers for Behavioral Health, providing consultation and treatment to adults with a range of behavioral problems in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Dr. Pesce integrates collaborative, individualized care for functional change in her treatment of people with anxiety, depression, and emotional difficulties.