Elizabeth DuPont Spencer, MSW, LCSW-C, is a licensed clinical social worker and board approved supervisor. Trained as a cognitive behavioral therapist using exposure and response prevention for anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder and depression, she has been in private practice for 25 years, working with children, adolescents and adults. Elizabeth is a member of the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation (IOCDF), the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). She is a Clinical Fellow of the ADAA, and also received the 2012 Clinician Outreach Award and the 2017 Clinician of Distinction Award. Elizabeth is co-owner of AnxietyTraining.com with a mission to train clinician’s nation-wide in evidence-based treatments. A graduate of Columbia University in New York City, and the University of Maryland at Baltimore’s School of social work, she completed her clinical training at the National Institutes of Health and the Catholic University of America. She is the co-author of three books, The Anxiety Cure (2nd Ed., Wiley, 2003), The Anxiety Cure for Kids (2nd Ed., Wiley, 2014), and CBT for Anxiety and OCD: A Step-by-Step Training for the Treatment of Fear, Panic, Worry, and OCD (PESI, 2018). Elizabeth works in Rockville, Maryland.
Financial: Elizabeth DuPont Spencer maintains a private practice and is co-owner of AnxietyTraining.com, LLC. She receives royalties as a published author. Elizabeth DuPont Spencer receives a speaking honorarium, recording royalties and book royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Elizabeth DuPont Spencer is a member of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, the National Association of Social Workers, and the International Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation.