Steve Mazza, PhD

Steve Mazza

Steve Mazza, PhD

Clinical Postdoctoral Fellow

Steve Mazza, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow at CUCARD Manhattan. Dr. Mazza received his BS with honors in elementary education from Skidmore College. He received his MA in developmental psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University, and received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Hofstra University. Dr. Mazza completed his predoctoral clinical internship at the NYU Child Study Center and Bellevue Hospital Center, where he worked in outpatient, inpatient, and emergency department settings. Dr. Mazza specializes in applying cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to treat anxiety disorders in children, adolescents, and young adults. He is also certified in parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT), a gold-standard treatment for disruptive behavior during childhood. Dr. Mazza’s research has focused on the creation and implementation of the Brave START program, a PCIT-informed treatment protocol for children who exhibit both anxiety and oppositionality.