Katie Merrill, LCSW
Katie Merrill, LCSW is a Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist who specializes in the treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and other anxiety disorders (Phobias, Panic Disorder, Health Anxiety, Social Anxiety Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and Body Dysmorphic Disorder). Katie utilizes Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in her work. Katie furthermore specializes in the treatment of Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs), utilizing the ComB (Comprehensive Model for Behavioral Treatment), the preferred treatment for BFRBs. Katie holds a Master of Social Work (MSW) from UCLA and a BA in Psychology from UC Berkeley. Over the years, Katie has worked with diverse populations in a variety of treatment settings including community mental health, substance use treatment, and hospice care. Katie treats adults, adolescents, and children in both individual and group settings. Katie is passionate about providing treatment that suits each client’s needs and honors their core values.