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Aimee Kotrba, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the expert assessment and treatment of Selective Mutism and Social Anxiety. She earned her doctorate degree in clinical child psychology at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Currently, Dr. Kotrba directs Thriving Minds Behavioral Clinic in Brighton, Michigan, a specialty clinic dedicated to effective treatment for children with Selective Mutism. 


Dr. Kotrba serves as the president of the Selective Mutism Group (SMG) Board of Directors and as the psychological expert for a local Selective Mutism parent support group. Dr. Kotrba is the author of Selective Mutism: An Assessment and Intervention Guide for Therapists, Educators & Parents (PESI, 2014) and her work has appeared in numerous media outlets, including Parent Magazine and MetroParent Magazine. She is a nationally and internationally recognized speaker and regularly offers local and national workshops on the identification and treatment of Selective Mutism for parents, professionals, and school personnel.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial:  Aimee Kotrba maintains a private practice.  She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. 

Non-Financial:  Aimee Kotrba is the president of the Selective Mutism Group board of directors.  She is the psychological expert for a local selective mutism parent support group.