About Our Clinicians

Brigette A. Erwin, PhD, Director

Dr. Erwin is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in treating children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families affected by anxiety, depression, and related problems. She is a nationally recognized speaker and author, and has written numerous professional journal articles and book chapters on the topic of the anxiety disorders. In addition, Dr. Erwin trains other professionals in the treatment of anxiety and related disorders. Currently she is on the executive board of the Philadelphia Behavior Therapy Association, the membership committee of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, and the Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary Archdiocese of Philadelphia Admissions Board.

Dr. Erwin received her Ph.D. from Temple University and completed a National Institute of Mental Health postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Erwin has since served as Director of the OCD Program at the Anxiety and Agoraphobia Treatment Center and Associate Director of the Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple University. The quality of Dr. Erwin’s work and her dedication to the study and treatment of the anxiety disorders has been recognized with awards from the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, the National Institute of Mental Health, the Medical University of South Carolina, Temple University, and Boston College.

Kristin M. Jackson, PsyD

Dr. Jackson is a psychotherapist with expertise in treating children, adolescents, and adults with anxiety disorders, autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), and intellectual disabilities. Dr. Jackson has a particular interest in treating the entire family of individuals affected by anxiety and related disorders. She is recognized as a certified skilled cognitive therapist through the Beck Initiative of the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Jackson is also certified by the Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism Services to complete Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA).Dr. Jackson received her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Immaculata University and is currently completing a postdoctoral fellowship at the Anxiety and OCD Center. She completed a specialized clinical rotation with Dr. Brigette Erwin in the anxiety disorders and exposure with response prevention treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder. She has conducted research on the development of supportive interventions and therapeutic programs for parents and siblings of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The quality of Dr. Jackson’s work has been recognized with awards from the University of Delaware, Department of Psychology; Phi Beta Kappa; Psi Chi Psychology Honors Society; Alpha Lambda Delta; and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.