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Lawrence A. Vitulano, PhD, ABPP

Professor of Child Psychology

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Lawrence A. Vitulano, PhD, ABPP

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Dr. Vitulano is a clinical psychologist and professor of psychology at the Yale Child Study Center, where he supervises interns and fellows. He is the former chief child psychologist of the Connecticut Department of Children and Families. He is past president of the Connecticut Behavior Therapy Association and serves on the boards of Southwest Community Health Center in Bridgeport. He is involved in research on the applications of mindfulness and the genetics of ADHD.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Catholic University of America (1977)
  • BS
    Georgetown University, Psychology (1972)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
American Board of Professional PsychologyABPP2017
FellowAmerican Psychological Association1990

Professional Service

Yale New Haven HospitalYNHH intern and resident coaching program2019 - Present

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