Dr. Cooley is a licensed psychologist who specializes in treating and preventing anxiety disorders in youth and adults.
She earned her bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees from the University of Virginia, in 1992 and completed her post-doctoral training at the Medical University of South Carolina in 1994.
Currently, Dr. Cooley is an Associate Professor in the School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Cooley's specialty areas of interest and practice include anxiety disorders and other internalizing disorders, as well as major disorders of childhood. Dr. Cooley has published and co-authored over twenty-five treatment manuals, journal articles, and book chapters pertaining to the assessment, treatment, and prevention of anxiety, exposure to violence, and disorders of childhood and adolescence.