Clinical Professor, UNC Department of Psychiatry
Director of Clinical Services, UNC TEACCH Autism Program
Clinical Psychologist, Raleigh TEACCH Center
Ph.D., Clinical Child Psychology, St. John’s University
Dr. Christina Corsello Orahovats, Ph.D. began her work with children and adults with autism spectrum disorder 26 years ago when she completed an internship and post-doctoral training with the UNC TEACCH program. Since that time, she has had the opportunity to work with leaders in the field in the area of diagnosis and assessment of autism spectrum disorders and has published guidebooks, book chapters, and peer-reviewed articles in this area. Currently, she is the Director of Clinical Services at the UNC TEACCH Program and continues to provide training on diagnostic measures and Structured TEACCHing as well as remaining actively involved in research with a continued emphasis on assessment and diagnosis as well as a focus on the underserved.