Dr. Jonathan S. Abramowitz, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist ● Consultant ● Educator ● Researcher ● Author

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About Dr. Abramowitz

Jonathan (Jon) Abramowitz is a licensed clinical psychologist and health services provider with a private practice in Chapel Hill, NC. He specializes in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and other anxiety disorders, and he is widely recognized as a leading authority on these topics. He is also Professor and Associate Chair of Psychology at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, where he trains clinical psychologists and conducts research on OCD/anxiety disorders. Dr. Abramowitz writes books and research articles for professionals, and has published a self-help book entitled Getting Over OCD. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders. Before moving to UNC in 2006, Dr. Abramowitz was Director of the OCD/Anxiety Disorders Program at the Mayo Clinic.

B.A. (psychology) Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA 1991
M.A. (psychology) Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 1993
Ph.D. (clinical psychology) University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 1998
Predoctoral Internship at the Center for Treatment and Study of Anxiety, Phila., PA
Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 1998-2000

Awards and Recognition
Dr. Abramowitz's research and clinical contributions to the field of OCD, anxiety disorders, and clinical psychology have been recognized by awards from the National Institute of Mental Health, American Psychological Association, Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation, and the Mayo Clinic Department of Psychiatry and Psychology.

Dr. Abramowitz serves as Editor in Chief of the Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders and Associate Editor of Behaviour Research and Therapy. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of several other journals and sits on the International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation Speaker's Bureau and Scientific Advisory Board, and on the Board of Directors of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America.