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Joseph McGuire

Dr. McGuire is a Clinical Psychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM). He directs the Center for OCD, Anxiety, and Related Disorders for Children (COACH) at the JHUSOM. His research focuses on investigating the learning processes and mechanisms that underlie the etiology and treatment of OCD, anxiety, Tourette Syndrome, and related disorders using clinical rating scales, physiological markers, and innovative technologies such as virtual and extended reality (VR/XR).

Dr. McGuire’s research has been supported by the National Institute of Mental Health, Tourette Association of America, Hilda and Preston Davis Foundation, Misophonia Research Fund, and the American Academy of Neurology. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, co-edited 3 books with Elsevier, and given dozens of conference presentations.

Beyond his clinical and research pursuits, he enjoys watching documentaries, stand-up comedy, spending time with his family, and long walks with his rescue dog (an adorable pitbull-beagle-chihuahua mix).

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