Aimee Kotrba, Ph D.

A clinical psychologist specializing in the psychological assessment and treatment of children and adolescents, Dr. Kotrba provides evidence-based intervention for anxiety and behavioral issues. Dr. Kotrba earned her masters and doctorate degrees in clinical psychology at Wayne State University, and received additional training in assessment and treatment at Children’s Hospital of Michigan and William Beaumont Hospital’s Center for Human Development.

Dr. Kotrba is the owner of Thriving Minds, a psychology clinic with locations in Brighton and Chelsea Michigan. She is an adjunct faculty member at Michigan State University’s graduate program in educational psychology. She also enjoys directing the Neonatal Developmental Clinic at St. Joes Hospital, where she evaluates children who were born very early (less than 30 weeks gestation) for developmental delays.

Dr. Kotrba’s primary interventions include individual Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for mood and anxiety disorders, parent training for disruptive behavior disorders, and psychological assessments for learning issues, anxiety, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. She is a nationally-known expert and speaker on the identification and treatment of Selective Mutism, a childhood anxiety disorder. Dr. Kotrba has authored Selective Mutism: An Assessment and Intervention Guide for Therapists, Educators, and Parents and Overcoming Selective Mutism: A Field Guide for Parents. She is also active speaking in the community on a variety of psychological topics.

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