Our Team

Our team consists of professors, postdoctoral fellows, research associates, Yale graduate students in clinical psychology, undergraduate research assistants, and administrative staff.

Core faculty/staff members include:

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Wendy K Silverman, PhD, ABPP

Director of the Program for Anxiety Disorders

Alfred A. Messer Professor in the Child Study Center and Professor of Psychology

Director, Yale Child Study Center Program for Anxiety Disorders

Dr. Wendy Silverman is the Alfred A. Messer Professor of Child Psychiatry and Director of the Yale Child Study Center Program for Anxiety Disorders. Dr. Silverman has published many scientific papers and chapters in the area of child and adolescent anxiety disorders including five books. She has been the principal investigator of National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) research grants to develop and evaluate treatments for anxiety disorders in children and adolescents for the past two...

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Eli R. Lebowitz, PhD

Assistant Professor in the Child Study Center

Professor Lebowitz studies and treats childhood and adolescent anxiety and is associate director of the Anxiety and Mood Disorders Program at the Yale Child Study Center. His research focuses on the development, neurobiology, and treatment of anxiety and related disorders, with special emphasis on cross-generational and familial influences in these disorders. Dr. Lebowitz is the lead investigator on multiple funded research projects, and is the author of numerous research papers and of books and...

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Michael J Crowley, PhD

Assistant Professor in the Child Study Center

Michael J. Crowley, Ph.D. is a child psychologist whose work focuses on key questions in social and affective neuroscience. Dr. Crowley earned his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2004, where he studied under Nathan Fox. At Maryland, Dr. Crowley’s training focused on child internalizing and externalizing disorders. He completed a child-focused clinical internship through the Brown University Clinical Psychology Training Consortium. Dr....

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Amy Giguere Carney, BS, MSW, LCSW

Social Worker Child Study Center

Clinical Social Worker

Amy Carney is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the Developmental Disabilities Clinic for Infants and Toddlers. She acquired a B.S. in Human Development and Family Relations from the University of Connecticut, earned her Master's Degree in Social Work at Southern Connecticut State University, with a specialization in clinical work with children and families, and completed a post graduate fellowship within the Yale Child Study Center's autism clinic. Currently, Amy provides clinical support...

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Carla E Marin, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in the Child Study Center

Clinical Interests

Anxiety Disorders; Depression; Parent-Child Relations

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Alyssa Martino, BA

Research Associate 2 HSS

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