Shawn Ewbank, Psy.D.
Shawn Ewbank, Psy.D.
Shawn Ewbank, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in the treatment of Tourette syndrome (TS), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), behavioral problems, rage attacks, depression, trichotillomania and skin picking. He provides evaluations, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and supportive psychotherapy for adults, children, and adolescents.

Prior to joining the Mind Health Institute, Santa Monica, Dr. Ewbank was a Senior Psychologist at the Manhattan Center for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in New York City, where he provided therapy for a variety of clients, and was the director of the Trichotillomania Specialty Program and the Tourette Syndrome Specialty Program. Also, he was the Clinical Director of the Tourette Syndrome Program at Rutgers University, where he oversaw clinical and research operations while providing training and supervision to graduate student clinicians and doctoral level clinicians. His past research focused on the evaluation and treatment of individuals with Tourette syndrome and multiple other disorders (e.g. OCD and ADHD), and on the effectiveness of Habit Reversal Training (HRT/CBIT) for individuals with tic disorders. In addition to his recent work, he specializes in group psychotherapy and in short-term therapy with college students.

Dr. Ewbank received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Rutgers University. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at UCLA's Counseling and Psychological Services and completed post-doctoral fellowships at Rutgers University's Tourette Syndrome Program and Steven's Institute of Technology's Student Counseling and Disabilities Services. Dr. Ewbank has received extensive training in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) for OCD, Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT), CBT for anxiety and depression, Habit Reversal Training (HRT) for trichotillomania and other body-focused repetitive behaviors, Parent Management Training for ADHD, and Collaborative and Proactive Solutions (CPS) for behavioral difficulties.