About Dr. Raggi
Dr. Raggi is a licensed psychologist with over 10 years of experience in the DC metro area at the highly regarded CBT practice, Alvord, Baker, & Associates, LLC. She earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park. She completed internship at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and postdoctoral training at New York University (NYU) Child Study Center.
Dr. Raggi has extensive experience in the application of behavioral and cognitive-behavioral approaches in the treatment of anxiety, depression, social skills/interpersonal, and ADHD for children, teens and adults. Dr. Raggi also has particular interest and expertise in the treatment of Selective Mutism. She provides individual and school-based intervention and groups for this population. She co-directed and co-developed the Selective Mutism Program and Summer Intensive Camp (Cool, Confident and Courageous Kids Camp) while at Alvord Baker & Associates, LLC and continues to collaborate on research with Alvord Baker and the University of Maryland to examine treatment outcomes for the camp and groups.
Dr. Raggi is the first author on Exposure Therapy for Treating Anxiety in Children and Adolescents, a comprehensive, practical resource for implementing exposure therapy when treating children and adolescents with anxiety. To help clinicians aid patients in monitoring mood and using CBT skills, Dr. Raggi also developed an iPhone application, CBT Tools for Youth, available on iTunes.
In addition to writing and private practice, Dr. Raggi provides seminars and consultation to mental health professionals in the implementation of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). She coordinated the Continuing Education Program at Alvord Baker for five years, has published in a variety of scholarly journals and written blogs/articles on child treatment. She has served as adjunct faculty at the University of Maryland, College Park.