Postdoctoral Clinical Psychology Fellow
Katerina Dudley, Ph.D., obtained her Clinical Psychology doctoral degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill after completing her APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC. Dr. Dudley conducts neurodevelopmental assessments under the supervision of Dr. Patricia Ulanet and conducts diagnostic assessments for adolescents and adults under the supervision of Dr. David Black. At UNC Chapel Hill, Dr. Dudley specialized in conducting developmental and diagnostic assessments at the UNC TEACCH Autism Program, as well as providing individual and group therapy for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) across the lifespan. Other clinical supervised experiences have included conducting diagnostic and neuropsychological assessments at Children’s National’s Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, providing therapy at Duke’s Child and Family Study Center for individuals with complex medical diagnoses, and conducting therapy and assessments at UNC’s community clinic. She has published research articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and co-authored chapters evaluating evidence-based treatments for individuals with ASD, with a focus on supporting adolescents in their transition to adulthood. She has a special interest in treating anxiety, executive function challenges, and emotion dysregulation through cognitive-behavioral (CBT), parent-training, and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) treatment approaches.