Clinical (CLIN) Division

Ph.D. Program in Clinical Psychology

Clinical Website

Emphasis

  • Child and adult neuropsychology, particularly neurobehavioral correlates of disease progression in neurodegenerative disorders,  neurobiology of speech motor control, neuropsychological aspects of autism, cognitive processes underlying language development, development of neuropsychological assessment measures
  • Clinical health psychology, particularly the effects of stress and depression on health-related behaviors and physical health outcomes, coping, religiosity and meaning-making, biopsychosocial mechanisms underlying mental and physical health, obesity and eating disorders, behavioral medicine interventions
  • Developmental psychopathology, particularly attachment theory, peer relations during adolescence, maltreatment, adolescent motherhood, parent-child relationships, childhood anxiety disorders, language development in atypical populations
  • Cultural psychology, particularly the impact of race and culture on identify formation and development, mental health in underserved populations, health disparities
  • Autism, particularly early detection/diagnosis, short and long-term outcomes, language, underlying cognitive processes and executive functions, brain imaging.

Program Information

  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
  • Neuropsychology Concentration brochure
  • Student Admissions, Outcomes, and other Data

Core Faculty

  • Marianne L. Barton
  • Jeffrey Burke
  • Chi-Ming A. Chen
  • Dean Cruess
  • Inge-Marie Eigsti
  • Deborah Fein
  • Julie Fenster
  • Amy Gorin
  • Stephanie Milan
  • Crystal L. Park
  • Kimberli Treadwell

Affiliated Faculty

  • Leslie Burton
  • Letitia Naigles
  • John D. Salamone
  • Michelle Williams

Research Labs

 

Division Contact

Graduate Admissions Coordinator
E-Mail: psychgrad@uconn.edu

**If you have specific questions about the program, please contact the faculty member with whom you are most interested in mentoring.