About Aisha Usmani, PhD

Dr. Usmani is a licensed psychologist specializing in cognitive-behavioral treatments (CBT) of anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, agoraphobia, generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), social phobia, specific phobias, and obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD). Dr. Usmani also has expertise in the treatment of body focused repetitive behaviors, including hair pulling / trichotillomania and compulsive skin picking, and Tourette’s and tic disorders.

In addition to her work in the Adult Intensive Cognitive Behavioral Therapy program, Dr. Usmani is a staff psychologist in the OCD and Related Disorders Program in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School and holds a faculty appointment in psychology as an Assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. She also has a private practice in the Boston area focusing on CBT for anxiety and related disorders.

Dr. Usmani’s research experiences include providing assessment and protocol-based treatment for studies. She also enjoys supervising clinical psychology graduate and postdoctoral students.

Dr. Usmani completed her postdoctoral fellowships at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CARD) at Boston University and The Evidence Based Treatment Centers of Seattle (EBTCS), where she gained expertise in evidence-based, cognitive-behavioral therapy, including acceptance and mindfulness based treatments. She received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Idaho State University, where she focused on cognitive-behavioral treatments.

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Mass General Psychiatry: Adult Outpatient Psychiatry Services
55 Fruit St.
Wang Ambulatory Care Center
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-724-7792

Medical Education

  • PhD, Idaho State University
  • Fellowship, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders at Boston University
  • Fellowship, Evidence Based Treatment Centers of Seattle

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