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Catherine Burke, PsyD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Information

Catherine Burke, PsyD

Mailing Address

  • Psychiatry

    1 Long Wharf

    New Haven, CT 06511

    United States


Dr. Catherine Burke is an Assistant Professor in the Law & Psychiatry Division at the Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Burke’s expertise is in forensic assessment conducting evaluations for the legal system, including competency to stand trial, mitigation, risk assessment, and immigration, among others. A second area of Dr. Burke's expertise is the treatment of addiction in criminal justice populations. She provides clinical care for adults in the criminal justice system who present with addiction and associated co-morbidities at the Forensic Drug Diversion Clinic. Dr. Burke’s research interests are focused on the intersection of addiction and criminal justice.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Associate
    Yale School of Medicine (2020)
  • Predoctoral Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine (2019)
  • PsyD
    Spalding University, Clinical Psychology (2019)
  • MA
    Spalding University, Clinical Psychology (2016)
  • MA
    Pepperdine University, Psychology (2012)
  • BA
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Honors College/Psychology (2010)