Erin Tarcza Reuther, PhD
Dr. Reuther earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge where she focused on research in anxiety and cognitive-behavioral treatment (CBT) with children and adults. She completed her clinical internship at the University of Florida-Shands Hospital in the child/pediatric track, where she further specialized in exposure with response prevention (ERP) for OCD, CBT for anxiety, and health psychology working with inpatient and outpatient pediatric and adult clients with medical illnesses including gastroenterology disease, pediatric diabetes, and those preparing for surgery.
Dr. Reuther is currently on the faculty at LSU Health Sciences Center-New Orleans. She remains active in research and has published in academic journals. At LSUHSC, she works as co-director of the Trauma Psychiatry Research Unit at the Interim LSU Hospital, provides therapy to patients at the GI outpatient clinic, and teaches and supervises students.
Dr. Reuther is a licensed clinical psychologist providing Psychological and Psychoeducational Assessment, Individual, Family, and Group Psychotherapy, and Consultation with medical providers. She specializes in helping children and adults with:
Anxiety Disorders: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Hoarding Specific Phobias Social Anxiety Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Health Psychology: Providing services for people with physical illness that may have an emotional, anxiety-related, or adjustment-related component (e.g., patients with gastroenterology diseases, cancer, and pediatric illnesses). Pre-Surgical Evaluation for Bariatric and Transplant Surgery ADHD Depression Behavior Problems