Abigail Barthel, M.A.
Abigail Barthel, M.A., is a clinical extern at the Boston Child Study Center, where she provides supervised dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for children, adolescents, young adults, and their families.
Abigail is currently a doctoral student and clinician within the Clinical Psychology program at Boston University. She has a strong background in group and individual evidence-based treatments for adults with a variety of psychological disorders including social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, depressive disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, agoraphobia, trauma-related disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, personality disorders, and bipolar disorder. Abigail recently finished a clinical externship at McLean Hospital in the Behavioral Health Partial Program where she provided group and individual treatment and risk management services. She also has extensive assessment experience with adolescents and their parents as part of her research assignment.
Abigail’s research centers on attentional biases and psychological flexibility in anxiety and related disorders. She also is intrigued by applying network and time-series analyses to explore temporal changes in symptoms across psychological disorders, and continues to apply these approaches to work on worry, metacognition, and emotion regulation.