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Keeton, Courtney Pierce, Ph.D.

Dr. Courtney Keeton

Assistant Professor
Anxiety Disorders Program

Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Main Office Address

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
550 N. Broadway Suite 201
Baltimore, MD 21205

Phone: 410-614-5174




B.S. (Psychology)

Duke University



University of Massachusetts



University of Massachusetts


APA Accredited Clinical Internship

Duke University Medical Center

2005-2006Post-doctoral FellowshipThe Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Professional Interests

  • Licensed psychologist
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Interventions research and treatment of childhood anxiety and selective mutism

To listen to Dr. Keeton's webinar on Selective Mutism

Selected Publications

Keeton, C.P., Ginsburg, G.S., Drake, K.D., Sakolsky, D., Kendall, P., Birmaher, B., Albano, A., March, J., Rynn, M., Piacentini, J., and Walkup, J. (in press). Benefits of Child-focused Anxiety Treatments for Parents and Family Functioning. Depression and Anxiety.

Keeton, C.P. (in press). Selectve Mutism. In R. Vasa and A. Roy (Eds.), Pediatric Anxiety Disorders: A Clinical Guide. Humana Press.

Keeton, C.P., & Crosby Budinger, M. (2012). Social Phobia and Selective Mutism. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 21, 621-641.

Keeton, C.P. & Walkup, J.T. (2010). Common Adolescent Anxiety Disorders: Identification and Management in Primary Care. Adolescent Health Update, 22, 1-10.

Keeton, C.P. & Walkup, J.T. (2009). Separation Anxiety, Generalized Anxiety, and Social Phobia. In B. Sadock, V. Sadock, and P. Ruiz (Eds) Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, 9th edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Keeton, C.P. & Walkup, J.T. (2009). Pharmacological Treatment of Selective Mutism. In C. Galanter and P. Jensen (Eds.) DSM-IV-TR Casebook and Treatment Guide for Child Mental Health. pp. 67-70.

Keeton, C.P., Kolos, A.C., & Walkup, J.T. (2009). Pediatric Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Epidemiology, Assessment, and Management. Pediatric Drugs, 11(3), 171-183.

Keeton, C.P. & Ginsburg, G.S. (2008). Combining and Sequencing Medication and Cognitive-behavior Therapy for Childhood Anxiety Disorders. International Review of Psychiatry, 20, 159-164.


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