Eli Lebowitz, PhD

Associate Professor, Child Study Center; Director Program for Anxiety Disorders, Child Study Center

Departments & Organizations

Child Study Center: Anxiety & Mood Disorders Program | Predoctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship in Psychology

Yale Medicine


Professor Lebowitz studies and treats childhood and adolescent anxiety and is Director of the Program for Anxiety Disorders at the Yale Child Study Center. His research focuses on the development, neurobiology, and treatment of anxiety and related disorders, with special emphasis on cross-generational and familial influences in these disorders. Dr. Lebowitz is the lead investigator on multiple funded research projects, and is the author of numerous research papers and of books and chapters on childhood and adolescent anxiety. He is also the father of three great boys.

Education & Training

PhD Tel Aviv University, Clinical Psychology (2010)
MA Tel Aviv University (2004)
Postdoctoral Associate Yale University School of Medicine
Intern Schneider Children's Medical Center

Honors & Recognition

  • R21 Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant AwardNIMH (2017)

  • KL2 Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from NCATSYale Center for Clinical Investigation (2016)

  • K23 Patient-Oriented Research Career Development AwardNIMH (2015)

  • Young Investigator AwardNARSAD (2013)

Professional Service

  • American Psychological Association (2017 - Present) Science Committee

  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America (2016 - Present) Public Education Committee

  • (2010 - 2015) Reviewer for: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Journal of Abnormal Clinical Psychology, Journal of Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders

  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (2010 - Present) Member

  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2010 - Present) Member

  • International OCD Foundation (2010 - Present) Member


  • Training and Supervision Singapore, Singapore (2015)

    Training local mental health providers on assessment and treatment of childhood anxiety disorders and providing tele-supervision of clinical work. Research collaboration on a clinical trial for child anxiety.

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