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Dr. Sarah Tannenbaum is the Senior Director of Outpatient Clinical Services at Judge Baker Children’s Center (JBCC). She has strategic and operational oversight of Judge Baker’s outpatient programs, including the Center for Effective Child Therapy, a clinic providing mental health assessments and focused short-term treatments for children and their families; Camp Baker, a Summer Treatment Program for children with ADHD; and the Next Step: College Success and Independent Living Program, a college preparatory program for transitional aged youth with social communication deficits. Dr. Tannenbaum is a licensed clinical psychologist and Instructor in Psychology at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Tannenbaum specializes in providing evidence-based practices to children, adolescents, and families as well as training students and community clinicians in these approaches. She is a supervisor and trainer in the Modular Approach to Therapy for Children with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, or Conduct Problems (MATCH-ADTC), providing statewide trainings in best practices for childhood disorders while supervising postdoctoral fellows, pre-doctoral interns, and practicum students towards certification in the treatment approach. Additionally, Dr. Tannenbaum is a certified therapist and Within Agency Trainer in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), an evidence-based treatment for children 2-7 years old with disruptive behavior disorders. She is also a supervisor and trainer in the Summer Treatment Program (STP). Due to her expert knowledge in evidence-based approaches and experience working in a wide array of settings, Dr. Tannenbaum provides extensive consultation to schools and other systems of care in effective intervention and prevention strategies as well as training initiatives for both clinical and non-clinical staff. Additionally, Dr. Tannenbaum is a member of the core training faculty in Judge Baker’s APA-accredited training program. In recognition of her supervisory and mentorship skills, Dr. Tannenbaum was awarded Harvard Medical School’s Young Mentor Award in 2021.
Dr. Tannenbaum is an active member of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), of PCIT International, and of Division 53 (Clinical Child Psychology) of the American Psychological Association.