Dr. Elizabeth Gosch is Director of the MS Program in Counseling and Clinical Health Psychology and a core faculty member of the PsyD program in Clinical Psychology. A licensed clinical psychologist, she is board certified by the American Board of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology and serves as a diplomat examiner for this board. Dr. Gosch received her BA in 1987 from Grinnell College and her doctorate in clinical psychology in 1997 from Temple University. She employs an interactive teaching style, seeking to incorporate discussions of theoretical issues with real-world experience to help students master course material. She has taught doctoral courses in Behavior Therapy, Learning Theories, Practicum, and Child & Adolescent Therapy, among others.
Dr. Gosch is a nationally recognized expert on clinical child psychology, anxiety disorders, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) with youth. She has published on several topics but is best known for co-editing Anxiety Disorders: A Practitioner’s Guide to Comparative Treatments and articles on the treatment of internalizing disorders in children. Dr. Gosch is currently on the editorial board of Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice. She serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, and the Behavior Therapist. She has served on the Publications Committee of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. She was a co-principal investigator of an NIMH-funded study (NIMH-64484-01A1) of therapeutic process and alliance in the treatment of children with anxiety disorders.