Dr. Jean-Pierre Assouad received his Doctorate of Psychology (Psy.D) in Clinical Psychology from the APA accredited Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2014, where he researched the effects of acknowledging cultural differences on therapeutic alliance in cross-cultural therapy. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at the APA accredited PCOM Center for Brief Therapy. Dr. Assouad has leadership experience within the corporate and private mental health treatment sector. His clinical experience includes treating clients diagnosed with mood disorders such as PTSD, OCD, depression, and anxiety in individual and intensive outpatient setting. He received his certification in Prolonged Exposure (PE) therapy from the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, and is also trained in Exposure and Response Prevention (EXRP) treatment. Dr. Assouad currently lives in Philadelphia and enjoys hiking with his golden doodle, Elsa.