A Tourette Conversation: Dr. Shannon Bennett

Dr. Shannon Bennett, a Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine in Manhattan, sits down to discuss her research and experiences in the field of Tourette Syndrome. Dr. Shannon Bennett discusses her introduction to Tourette Syndrome through her work on the co- occurring conditions of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and anxiety. She explains how she became passionate about her work through meeting members of the Tourette community and shares an experience where she had used CBIT with a patient. Dr. Shannon Bennett concludes by speaking of the exciting advancements occurring in neuroscience, genetics, and technology.

 

“I train other young people, psychiatrists, and psychologists, and I emphasize how rewarding this work is.”  -Dr. Shannon Bennett