Lynn H. Collins, Ph.D.
Education1990 Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Department of Psychiatry and
Behavioral Science, Anxiety Disorders Unit,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Baltimore, Maryland 1988 Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, The Ohio
State University, Columbus, Ohio.
APA Accredited Program in Clinical Psychology
Dissertation Topic: Social Evaluation of Assertive
Behavior 1984 Master of Arts in Psychology, The Ohio State University,
Thesis: The Effects of Cross-Age
Tutoring and Cross-Age Contact on
Sociometric Status and Reading Skills 1980 Bachelor of Science. Major: Psychology. Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
Licensed2000 State of Pennsylvania, PS-009004-L (2000 - present)
1994 State of Maryland, #03075 (1994 - present)
1990 State of Connecticut, #001568 (1990 - 1995; moved to Maryland)
Supervised Clinical Experience
Cognitive - Behavioral Therapist for Project Match, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut (October 1994 - September 1995, part time). Duties included coleading Cognitive-Behavioral groups for clients suffering from Alcohol Dependence as part of Project Match, an NIH funded study (Ronald Kadden, Ph.D., PI) evaluating the efficacy of matching clients to treatment modality.
Clinical Psychologist , Anxiety Disorders Research Clinic, Clinical Neuroscience Unit, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut (January 1991- February 1995, part time). Served as consultant and Cognitive-Behavioral therapist for Anxiety Disorders treatment research unit. Evaluated Panic Disorder patients for Multi-Center Treatment Study of relative efficacy of the Cognitive-Behavioral and Psychopharmacological treatments for Panic. Ran Cognitive-Behavioral groups (incorporating cognitive restructuring, relaxation with and without imagery, assertiveness training, interoceptive deconditioning, other panic control techniques) for panic patients. Attended research meetings and peer supervision group.
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Anxiety Disorders , The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland (November 1988 - January 1990). Duties included treatment and clinical, psychophysiological, and neuropsychological assessment of patients with Obsessive Compulsive, Panic, and Generalized Anxiety Disorders in conjunction with research projects. Supervised student from University of Baltimore in neuropsychological assessment techniques.
Psychologist Associate, Doctoral , Springfield Hospital Center, Sykesville, Maryland (October 1987 - November 1988). Duties included psychological and neuropsychological assessment, supervision of externs, coordinator of computer assessment, and individual and group therapy with inner city, adult inpatients.
APA-Accredited Clinical Internship , Taylor Manor Hospital, Ellicott City, Maryland (September 1986 - August 1987). Responsibilities included psychological and neuropsychological assessment, individual therapy, group therapy, and family therapy with inpatients on the young adult, adult, and addictions (gambling, drug, and alcohol) units. Participated in team meetings, case conferences, seminars, and workshops. Also received training at university counseling center (in therapy, career counseling, and clinical supervision) and in forensic psychology (assessment and court testimony).
Child & Adolescent Clinical Internship , Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland (July 1985 - June 1986) and Woodbourne Center (July 1985 - August 1986). Involved supervised experiences in a variety of approaches to play therapy, family therapy, group therapy, individual treatment, and psychological evaluation with a diverse population of clients in both outpatient and residential treatment settings. Also participated in case conferences, seminars, and workshops.
Psychoeducational Clinic Practicum, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio (June 1982 - June 1985). Participated in closely supervised training experience in psychological assessment and novel and traditional forms of psychotherapy (relaxation training, biofeedback, hypnosis, cognitive therapy, psychodynamic therapy, client-centered therapy) with adolescent and adult clients with a variety of problems (e.g. sexual dysfunction, obesity, adjustment disorders, psychophysiological disorders, and phobias).
Behavior Pediatrics Practicum , Nisonger Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio (March 1983 - December 1984). Worked as part of interdisciplinary team at a Behavior Pediatrics Clinic for developmentally delayed children of all ages. Problems frequently seen included hyperactivity, non-compliance, tantrums, toileting, learning, and feeding problems, self-stimulation, exogenous obesity, anorexia, aggression, and self-injurious behaviors.
Clinical Assistanceship , Central Ohio Psychiatric Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. (January 1982 - June 1982). Duties included psychological assessment and individual therapy with adult inpatients.