Judith Cohen, M.D.
Dr. Judith A. Cohen, M.D., is a professor of psychiatry at Drexel University College of Medicine and medical director of the Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. With doctors Tony Mannarino and Esther Deblinger, Judith developed and tested Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), an evidence-based treatment for traumatized children described in the books “Treating Trauma and Traumatic Grief in Children and Adolescents” and “Trauma-Focused CBT for Children and Adolescents: Treatment Applications” and the online training course TF-CBT Web.
She has served on the Board of Directors for the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and the editorial board of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She is currently the Chair of the AACAP Child Maltreatment and Violence Committee and the National Child Traumatic Stress Network’s Child Sexual Abuse and Traumatic Grief Committees. She consults with Sesame Street and TAPS to develop resources for traumatically bereaved military children.