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Christopher Cutter, PhD

Assistant Professor in the Child Study Center; Executive Director, Chief of Adolescent Psychology, Turnbridge Dual Diagnosis Treatment Programs; Director, Native American Mental Health Program, Child Study Center

Contact Information

Christopher Cutter, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Child Study Center

    P.O. Box 207900, 230 S. Frontage Road

    New Haven, CT 06520-7900

    United States


Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Addiction Medicine
    Yale School of Medicine (2009)
  • PhD
    Northeastern University (2007)
  • Clinical Research Fellow
    Harvard Medical School/ McLean Hospital (2007)
  • Predoctoral Clinical Psychology Intern
    Harvard Medical School/ McLean Hospital (2007)
  • Psychology Extern
    McLean Hospital/ Harvard Medical School (2006)
  • Psychology Extern
    Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital (2005)
  • Neuropsychology Extern
    Northeastern University (2005)
  • MA
    University of Southern California, Psychology/ Marriage and Family Therapy (2002)
  • BA
    California State University, Psychology (1998)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Sally Provence Award for Excellence in SupervisionYale Child Study Center2023
Presidential Visiting FellowYale School of Medicine2017
Beck Institute ScholarThe Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy2013
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 Grant2010
National Institute on Drug Abuse Junior Investigator Travel Award2010

Professional Service

Yale UniversityActing Assistant Dean2014 - 2016
Ezra Stiles College, Yale UniversityCollege Academic Fellow2012 - Present
American Psychological Association, Division 12Board Member2012 - 2015
Yale University Chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering SocietyFaculty Advisor2010 - Present
Yale University Native American Cultural CenterBoard Member2009 - Present
American Psychological Association, Division 12, Section 10President2009 - 2010

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