Specializing in Evidence-Based Treatment to Reduce Anxiety and Improve Quality of Life 

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Courtney Keeton, Ph.D.

​Dr. Keeton is a licensed psychologist committed to providing high quality, evidence-based care to children, adolescents, and their families. She received her undergraduate degree from Duke University followed by a masters and doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Dr. Keeton’s training also included a one-year clinical psychology internship at the Duke University Medical Center, Division of Medical Psychology followed by a one-year Postdoctoral Fellowship at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHU SOM), Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. As a full-time faculty member at Johns Hopkins from 2006 to 2014, Dr. Keeton was an investigator of several landmark treatment trials for pediatric anxiety, depression, and tic disorders, and ran an outpatient clinic focused on the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric anxiety disorders including selective mutism. Dr. Keeton is an active member of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and the Selective Mutism Group, and has published dozens of peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals and book chapters. Dr. Keeton co-founded the Anxiety Treatment Center of Maryland in 2014, and works as a part-time faculty member conducting research at the JHU SOM. Dr. Keeton’s treatment approach involves cognitive and behavioral strategies, including consultation with schools.

Meet our clinicians

Kelly Drake, Ph.D.

​Dr. Drake is a licensed 
psychologist, co-founder and
director of the Anxiety Treatment Center of ​Maryland, ​clinical research consultant, and part-time Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry ​at the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) School of Medicine. Dr. Drake specializes in treating and preventing anxiety and related stress and fear-based disorders in children, adolescents, and adults by providing individualized cognitive-behavioral therapy.

​Dr. Drake earned a doctorate in psychology from the UNLV and completed a fellowship at JHU. After completing her fellowship, Dr. Drake was appointed to the faculty at JHU and continued her work in implementing, evaluating, and disseminating CBT for treating and preventing anxiety-related disorders in youth. She has published dozens of peer reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and monographs and serves as an expert panelist charged with developing international guidelines for preventing anxiety and depression in youth and determining the standards by which treatment outcomes for individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder are determined. As an investigator, Dr. Drake has received millions of dollars in federal grants to conduct her research focused on improving and enhancing access to CBT-based treatments for anxiety disorders.

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Lindsay Borden, Ph.D.

​Dr. Borden is a licensed 
psychologist specializing in
​evidence-based care for children, adolescents, young adults, and their families. Dr. Borden received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Delaware and Master’s Degree from Loyola University Maryland. She completed her doctoral training at the University of Missouri before returning to Maryland for her clinical internship at the University of Maryland Medical Center and one-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHU SOM), Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Most recently, she was a full-time faculty member at the JHU SOM providing clinical services, conducting research, and teaching psychology and psychiatry trainees. As a member of the Pediatric Medical Psychology team, she served as the primary behavioral consultant for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatric Rheumatology and was the behavioral director for the Pediatric Multidisciplinary Chronic Constipation Clinic. She currently remains a part-time faculty member at the JHU SOM. Dr. Borden’s treatment approach includes individualized cognitive and behavioral strategies to improve emotional and behavioral functioning and overall quality of life. She has expertise in the assessment and treatment of anxiety and depression as well as co-occurring behavioral difficulties. Additionally, she has extensive experience working with individuals and families to foster coping and adjustment to chronic and acute medical conditions such as elimination disorders (toilet training difficulties), GI/urological problems, headaches, chronic pain, kidney disease, diabetes, and sleep concerns.

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