Eric A. Cotugno, Psy.D.


Eric A. Cotugno, PsyD is a Pennsylvania Licensed Psychologist and graduate of Penn State University (BA – Psychology) and Argosy University/Washington, DC (MA, PsyD – Clinical Psychology). Dr. Cotugno maintains clinical interests in treating adolescents and adults contending with anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, ADHD and executive functioning problems, and “technological addictions” (e.g. videogames and other digital media). He also has a strong background in conducting psychological evaluations and ADHD assessments to facilitate diagnosis and treatment.

Dr. Cotugno has worked in a variety of outpatient settings in Virginia and Pennsylvania since 2010 serving individuals from varying socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Dr. Cotugno is trained in integrative and cognitive-behavioral approaches to psychotherapy. Interested in evidence-based implementations of mindfulness meditation in clinical practice, Dr. Cotugno employs a mindfulness-informed approach to cognitive therapy. Dr Cotugno strives to cultivate a therapy relationship in which individuals feel comfortable to develop skills to more adaptively cope with their various difficulties, improve their understanding and care of themselves, and deepen the fullness and richness of their experience of their lives.

With consideration that digital technologies have become (and will continue to become even more so) integrated into our lives, Dr. Cotugno understands the importance of adopting healthy use habits with respect to digital technologies and strives to address the importance of forming healthy relationships with technology in his therapy work with adolescents and adults.

In addition to working directly with patients and their supportive loved ones, Dr. Cotugno maintains collaborative professional relationships with providers of varying mental health disciplines (e.g. psychiatry, neuropsychology, psychological and psychoeducational testing) in the community to support comprehensive approaches to patient care.

Dr. Cotugno maintains credentialing as a Health Service Psychologist with the National Register of Health Service Psychologists and is member of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association (PPA). He is also a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society (Lambda Chapter of Pennsylvania at Penn State University).