Christopher J. Cutter, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Child Psychology; Assitant Clinical Professor, Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine; Director, Chronic Pain and Recover Center, Silver Hill Hospital; Clinic Director, Pain Treatment Services, APT Foundation; Director, Indigenous Wellness Resiliance Initiative, Child Study Center

Departments & Organizations

Child Study Center

Psychotherapy Development Center

Education & Training

PhD Northeastern University (2007)
MA University of Southern California, Psychology/ Marriage and Family Therapy (2002)
BA California State University, Long Beach, Psychology (1998)
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Addiction Medicine Yale School of Medicine
Clinical Research Fellow Harvard Medical School/ McLean Hospital
Predoctoral Clinical Psychology Intern Harvard Medical School/ McLean Hospital
Psychology Extern Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital
Neuropsychology Extern Northeastern University
Psychology Extern McLean Hospital/ Harvard Medical School

Honors & Recognition

  • Presidential Visiting FellowYale School of Medicine (2017)

  • Beck Institute ScholarThe Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy (2013)

  • National Institute on Drug Abuse Travel AwardNational Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and American Psychological Association Divisions 28 (Psychopharmacology and Drug Abuse) and 50 (Addictions) (2011)

  • National Institute on Drug Abuse Psychotherapy Development Center Pilot Project Grant (2010)

  • National Institute on Drug Abuse Junior Investigator Travel Award (2010)

Professional Service

  • Yale University (2014 - 2016) Acting Assistant Dean

  • Ezra Stiles College, Yale University (2012 - Present) College Academic Fellow

  • American Psychological Association, Division 12 (2012 - 2015) Board Member

  • Yale University Chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (2010 - Present) Faculty Advisor

  • Yale University Native American Cultural Center (2009 - Present) Board Member

  • American Psychological Association, Division 12, Section 10 (2009 - 2010) President

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Contact Info

Christopher J. Cutter, PhD
Patient Care Location
Silver Hill Hospital
208 Valley Road

New Canaan, CT 06840
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Office Location
Silver Hill Hospital
208 Valley Road

New Canaan, CT 06840
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Mailing Address
Child Study Center495 Congress Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519