Clinical Assistant Professor, UNC Department of Psychiatry
Staff Psychologist, Chapel Hill TEACCH Center
B.A., Psychology, and Child Studies, Vanderbilt University M.Ed., Applied Child Studies, Vanderbilt University
PhD., School Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Behavioral Psychology Internship, Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center
Carmen Caruthers is a Psychologist at the Chapel Hill TEACCH Autism Center and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the UNC Department of Psychiatry. She is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Dr. Caruthers conducts autism evaluations across the lifespan. Additionally, Dr. Caruthers provides treatment services for children with challenging behavior (aggression, tantrums, self-injurious behavior) and behavioral feeding difficulties (volume and variety concerns). Dr. Caruthers’ research interest centers on the experiences of Black caregivers and Black autistic girls/women in school, clinical, and community settings.