Welcome to the CTSA
The Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety at the University of Pennsylvania is...
An internationally renowned treatment research center dedicated to developing, refining, and testing state-of-the-art therapies for anxiety and traumatic stress disorders.
A world recognized clinic, which provides evidence-based cognitive-behavioral therapy to children, adolescents, and adults with anxiety disorders.
A well-established resource for professionals, offering specialized training in the treatment of anxiety disorders to health professionals around the world.
We welcome referrals from professionals and inquiries directly from patients.
CTSA in the News
The American Psychological Association named Edna Foa, PhD, as the 2015 recipient of the APA Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions. Dr. Foa was recognized for her unparalleled contributions to the fields of treatment research and anxiety. Read more about the award and Dr. Foa's groundbreaking work here.
Dr. Edna Foa, Director of the CTSA, was awarded the Scientific Research Award from the Montgomery County, PA chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) in November 2014. Read more about the award in the November 2014 issue of Penn Psychiatry Perspective.
The Center has launched a Youtube channel dedicated to sharing videos from workshops, trainings, and lectures, as well as discussion topics related to new research and evidence-based treatment of anxiety. To view videos, check our our CTSA Youtube Channel.
TIME magazine named Edna Foa, PhD, to the 2010 TIME 100, the magazine's annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Dr. Foa was recognized for her outstanding contributions in the area of treatment research for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Read more about Dr. Foa's accomplishments...
4-day Intensive Workshops offered by faculty of the CTSA
Prolonged Exposure - May 2-5, 2016 : deadline extended until April 22!