• Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Ohio State University
  • Predoctoral Internship at the Child and Family Guidance Center in Northridge, California

  • MacArthur Grant funded 3 year Postdoctoral Fellowship at Judge Baker Children’s Center, Harvard Medical School
  • Research Fellowship at Boston University Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders


Dr. Ho has expertise in treating a range of ages from children to adults.  She specializes in treating:

  •  Childhood disorders such as separation anxiety, selective mutism, and oppositional and defiant behavior.
  • Anxiety disorders 
  • Trichotillomania
  • Tic disorders
  • Problems with emotion regulation
  • ADHD
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders

Her approach is focused on Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy principles. 

She works with individuals, parents, and families. 


  • Research interests: factors that predict treatment success, effortful control, and effectiveness of evidence based treatments in different settings.
  • Published in: Archives of General Psychiatry, Evidence Based Mental Health, and Report on Emotional and Behavioral Disorders in Youth.

Teaching, professional training & supervision 

  • Assistant Clinical Professor at University of California San Francisco

 Professional affiliations

  • Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
  • Northern California Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Network