Denis Sukhodolsky, PhD

Denis Sukhodolsky, PhD
Accepting new patients? Yes
Referrals required? From patients or physicians
Patient type treated: Child
Board Certified in Child Psychology

Denis G. Sukhodolsky, Ph.D.  is an Associate Professor in the Yale Child Study Center. His research concerns the efficacy and biomarkers of behavioral interventions for children with autism spectrum disorder, irritability, and related neurodevelopmental disorders. This work has been supported by two R01 grants from NIMH and NICHD and by the Simons Foundation. Currently, he is a principal investigator of clinical trial of behavior therapy for anxiety in school-age children with autism and another clinical trial of pivotal response training with oxytocin for social reciprocity in young children with autism. He is also a Yale site PI of the ACE network study of gender differences and neural signatures of optimal outcomes in ASD during adolescence and young adulthood. In addition to his research, Dr. Sukhodolsky is a licensed and board-certified clinical psychologist working with children and their families at the Yale Child Study Center.  

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