Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) SIG 


Jenny Yip, Psy.D.
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Dr. Yip is a clinical psychologist, author, speaker, and nationally recognized OCD, anxiety, and parenting expert. She developed the Family Systems Based Strategic CBT and has treated severe OCD & anxiety disorders for almost two decades. She’s been featured in various media venues and co-hosts the StressLess Life Podcast. In 2008, she found the Renewed Freedom Center – Los Angeles to provide the most advanced treatment for those suffering from OCD and anxiety disorders. In 2016, she established the Little Thinkers Center – Los Angeles to help children with academic challenges develop the necessary critical and creative thinking skills that build self-confidence and resiliency. Dr. Yip is Board Certified in Behavioral & Cognitive Psychology, is Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at USC Keck School of Medicine, and is on various professional boards and committees geared to improve mental wellness. She is the author of “Productive, Successful You: End Procrastination by Making Anxiety Work for You Rather Than Against You”. 




Jennifer Lynch, Psy.D.
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Dr. Jennifer Lynch earned her Doctorate and Master’s degrees in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles. She has extensive experience treating adults and children with obsessive-compulsive disorder and related anxiety disorders. In addition, she has experience conducting autism and psychological assessments and is credentialed in Evidence-Based Treatments including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Child-Parent Psychotherapy.


The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Special Interest Group will provide a wide variety of tools to help educate LACPA members about the use of CBT in treating adults and children. This includes an overview of specific cognitive and behavioral techniques, as well as their application for various disorders that have been empirically researched. The CBT SIG will also help interested LACPA members develop their skills in using CBT to facilitate their patient’s care. Furthermore, the aim of the CBT SIG is to provide LACPA members with additional resources that will be of benefit in improving the quality of life for patients and families.

The CBT SIG meetings will be held at least four times per year. 

Meetings occur on a Thursday from 11:00 am-12:30pm  or 6:00 pm-7:30 pm in the conference room of the

Renewed Freedom Treatment Center at

1849 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 710,
West Los Angeles, CA 90025.