Dr. Wilbur is a post-doctoral fellow in psychology at the Boston Child Study Center, where she provides supervised evidence-based cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to youth with anxiety and mood disorders.
Dr. Wilbur graduated with honors from Trinity College in Hartford, CT, where she received a Bachelor of Science in psychology. After a year of teaching students with autism spectrum disorders at the May Institute in Randolph, MA, she went on to complete a Master of Arts in general psychology at the New School for Social Research in New York, NY. While in New York, Dr. Wilbur also worked as a research assistant in the Program for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Studies at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. She then continued her graduate studies at the University of Hartford in West Hartford, CT, where she earned a Master of Arts in clinical practices and a Doctorate of Psychology, with a specialization in children and adolescents. Throughout graduate school, Dr. Wilbur received clinical training at the UMass Medical School Adolescent Continuing Care Units/Worcester Recovery Center, Connecticut Pediatric Neuropsychology Associates, and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center School.
Dr. Wilbur completed her predoctoral internship at Franciscan Children’s in Brighton, Massachusetts. Her primary placement was in the community based acute treatment (CBAT) program, an intensive, short-term acute residential unit. On CBAT, she provided individual and group therapies to children and adolescents aged 4 through 14. In the behavioral health department, Dr. Wilbur treated youth and their families through outpatient therapy and neuropsychological testing.