Dr. Monica Wu is a Clinical Instructor and Postdoctoral Fellow in the UCLA Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. She received her B.A. at UCLA and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of South Florida. She returned to the UCLA Semel Institute to complete her psychology internship in the General Child track, as well as her NIMH T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship in child mental health intervention research.
In her current role at the UCLA Child OCD, Anxiety, and Tic Disorders Program, she conducts research on childhood anxiety and OCD, and provides clinical and research supervision to trainees. With her position at the UCLA Center for Child Anxiety Resilience Education and Support (CARES), Dr. Wu develops clinical and educational content, focusing on community outreach, partnerships, and materials that are accessible to various stakeholders (e.g., teachers, clinicians, parents, youth) involved in the care of childhood anxiety.