Lindner Center of HOPE, Licensed Clinical Psychologist


Dr. Wilcox is a licensed clinical psychologist and member of the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Anxiety Disorder treatment team at the Lindner Center of HOPE. She specializes in the treatment of adolescents and adults with moderate to severe OCD and anxiety disorders, utilizing evidence-based treatment approaches, such as Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She provides these services within Lindner Center of HOPE’s residential treatment units, Williams House (adolescent) and Sibcy House (adult).

Prior to joining Lindner Center of HOPE, Dr. Wilcox completed postdoctoral training at Doorways, LLC in Phoenix, Arizona where she developed an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for young adults with OCD and anxiety disorders, co-facilitated an IOP for adolescents with OCD and social anxiety, and provided individual outpatient therapy for adolescents and young adults with OCD, anxiety disorders, and mood disorders and additional post-doctoral training at Lindner Center of HOPE/UC Health.

Dr. Wilcox completed her pre-doctoral internship at Rogers Memorial Hospital in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin where she received specialized training in the assessment and treatment of severe OCD treatment in children, adolescents, and adults in residential and IOP settings. She also has additional graduate training and experience in a variety of other areas including: behavioral medicine, eating disorders, bariatric surgery, and substance use disorders.

Dr. Wilcox earned her Doctor of Psychology degree in Clinical Psychology from The Illinois School of Professional Psychology with an emphasis in Health Psychology. Her dissertation focused on the implications of cosmetic surgery in Body Dysmorphic Disorder patients. Prior to working in the field of psychology, Dr. Wilcox was a registered nurse.

 

 

Areas of Specialty:

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Exposure and Response Prevention
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy