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Declan Barry, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry and in the Child Study Center; Director of Pain Treatment Services, APT Foundation; Director of Research, APT Foundation

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Declan Barry, PhD

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  • Psychiatry

    495 Congress Avenue, 2nd floor

    New Haven, CT 06519

    United States



Dr. Barry is a licensed clinical psychologist and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and in the Child Study Center at Yale School of Medicine. He is Research Director at the APT Foundation, Inc., a not-for-profit community based organization affiliated with Yale that is one of the largest providers of medication for opioid use disorder in Southern New England. He is the Founding Director of the APT Foundation Pain Treatment Services, a research-based training clinic that offers interdisciplinary treatment to individuals with chronic pain and opioid use disorder, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, exercise-based interventions, complementary and integrative health approaches, and pharmacotherapy.

Dr. Barry has trained and supervised Yale psychiatry, psychology, and nursing fellows; physician associates; and social workers, as well as non-Yale interns from master’s counseling programs on interdisciplinary treatment approaches for chronic pain and opioid use disorder.

His research is aimed at:

  1. Developing and evaluating treatments for co-occurring opioid use disorder and chronic pain.
  2. Examining the role of sociocultural, psychological, and biologic al factors in the occurrence and treatment of pain and addictions.

Dr. Barry has published over one hundred peer-reviewed articles. He is currently a multiple principal investigator on 2 NIH funded studies (U01 HL150596-01 and RM1 DA055310-01).

Dr. Barry is Associate Editor of the Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health and is Co-Editor of the Substance Use Disorder Section at Pain Medicine.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychology
    Yale School of Medicine (2003)
  • Predoctoral Fellow in Psychology
    Yale Psychiatric Institute (2000)
  • PhD
    University of Toledo (2000)
  • MA
    University of Toledo (1996)

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