Joanna Katsanis, PhD

Director, Child and Adolescent Anxiety Clinic

Dr. Katsanis has received several awards recognizing her clinical and research contributions, from the International Congress of Schizophrenia Research and the National Alliance for Research in Schizophrenia and Affective Disorder organizations. She has received a training award from the psychology interns and child psychiatry fellows at the Department of Psychiatry. Her professional writings have appeared in national and international journals including the Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Biological Psychiatry and American Journal of Psychiatry. Dr. Katsanis teaches seminars at the Department of Psychiatry and mentors psychiatry residents and psychology interns in psychotherapy and assessment.

Dr. Katsanis works with the Arizona Telemedicine Program addressing important needs for behavioral health services in rural areas. She provides telemental health services to adolescents and their families on the Navajo Reservation using a wireless telecommunications system with direct connections into the two high school clinics in Tuba City, Arizona. Mental health services are provided without the students leaving their schools. Services include diagnosis, assessment, individual and family psychotherapy and consultation.

Trainees Mentored

Isoken Adodo   (August, 2016 to May, 2017)
Danielle Beebe   (August, 2015 to May, 2016)
Emery Mahoney, PhD   (August, 2011 to May, 2012)
Lauren Meyer   (August, 2016 to May, 2017)
Julia Michael, MA, MS   (August, 2013 to April, 2014)
Katharine Newman-Smith   (August, 2013 to April, 2014)
Azucena Perry   (August, 2017 to May, 2018)
Roxanne Scott, MA   (August, 2012 to April, 2013)
Katherine Stoll, BA/MC   (August, 2014 to May, 2015)