Katherine Corteselli, PhD
Dr. Katherine Corteselli is a Postdoctoral Fellow at The Baker Center within the Center for Effective Therapy and the Quality Care Initiative. Dr. Corteselli graduated from Boston College with a B.A. in Applied Psychology and Human Development and received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Harvard University. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Baker Center for Children and Families.
Dr. Corteselli has experience working with a range of mental health challenges for children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of settings, including community outpatient clinics, schools, and residential treatment programs. She has been trained in several evidence-based models including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Modular Approach to Treatment for Children with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, or Conduct Problems (MATCH-ADTC), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), and Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP). In addition to working directly with children and families, Katherine has extensive experience working within multidisciplinary teams to help families navigate complex systems of care, including school consultation.
As part of The Baker Center's Quality Care Initiative, Dr. Corteselli provides consultation and implementation support in MATCH-ADTC to community mental health agencies. Dr. Corteselli’s program of research has focused on increasing access to empirically based and contextually adapted mental health interventions in communities that are historically underserved. In her dissertation, she examined the acceptability and feasibility of a social-emotional learning intervention for youths in a summer camp setting.