Charity Wilkinson Truong, Psy.D.

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Charity Wilkinson Truong, Psy.D.

  • New Jersey licensed psychologist
  • Graduate of the Behavior Therapy Training Institute, the country’s foremost OCD training program, sponsored by the International OCD Foundation
  • Certified by the Trichotillomania Learning Center
  • Trained in Exposure and Response Prevention (Ex/Rp) for OCD by Dr. Elna Yadin, renown psychologist and leading expert in the treatment of OCD, who co-authored the leading treatment manual Exposure and Response (Ritual) Prevention for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.
  • Trained in Prolonged Exposure (PE) for PTSD at the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety with Dr. Edna Foa, pioneering psychologist in the treatment of PTSD and anxiety named by Time Magazine as one of 100 most influential people.
  • Certified in Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for PTSD; trained and supervised by Dr. Patricia Resick the creator of CPT, expert psychologist, and former president of both ABCT and ISTSS.
  • Completed a postdoctoral fellowship in PTSD at the Memphis VA Medical Center
  • Worked with Active duty soldiers for the StrongStar PTSD Research Consortium as the Chief of Psychology at Ft. Hood

Dr. Wilkinson Truong completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She is a licensed psychologist in NJ. Dr. Wilkinson Truong is a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist who has focused on the use of evidence based practice throughout her career. She has training and experience the gold-standard treatments for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, PTSD and anxiety disorders. Dr. Wilkinson Truong also has a Master’s degree in School Psychology and has worked extensively with adolescents and young adults. She currently works as the Lead Psychologist at the Rutgers Counseling Center.

Dr. Wilkinson Truong has completed training Exposure and Response Prevention for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) with Dr. Elna Yadin of University of Pennsylvania’s Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety. Dr. Wilkinson Truong has worked with children, adolescents and adults with OCD in a variety of settings.

She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) at the Memphis VA Medical center. Following this, she worked as a staff psychologist and managed a program for veterans with serious mental illness and PTSD. She has trained in the therapies that have the most evidence to show that they work to treat PTSD with the psychologists that created these therapies, Prolonged Exposure (PE) and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT). She has years of experience working with patients who have PTSD.

She worked as the Chief of Psychology at the Fort Hood, TX site for the StrongStar PTSD Research Consortium. While there, she oversaw clinical operations and provided local supervision for large clinical trials investigating the best treatments for PTSD in active duty soldiers. Dr. Wilkinson Truong currently also works as the Lead Psychologist for the Rutgers University Counseling Center. In this role, she oversees daily clinical operations, provides therapy for students, and supervises doctoral level interns.

NJ Licensed Psychologist #5329

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