Elizabeth DuPont Spencer
Elizabeth DuPont Spencer, M.S.W., LCSW-C, is a licensed clinical social worker. Trained as a cognitive behavioral therapist, with a particular specialty in the anxiety and mood disorders, she works with children, adolescents and adults. She is well known for her work on special topics such as food phobia and school avoidance, focusing both on their impact on the individual and on the family.
In addition to these practice specialties, for ten years she served on a team conducting clinical research on new medications for anxiety and depression. A graduate of Columbia University in New York City, and the University of Maryland School of Social Work, she completed her clinical training at the National Institutes of Health and the Catholic University of America. She is a popular speaker at community, national and international meetings. The co-author of two books, The Anxiety Cure and The Anxiety Cure of Kids, Elizabeth works in Rockville, Maryland.
Financial: Elizabeth DuPont Spencer is in private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Elizabeth DuPont Spencer is a member of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America