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Clinical Instructor, UNC Department of Psychiatry

Autism Specialist, Chapel Hill TEACCH Center


B.A., Psychology, North Carolina State University

M.S.W., Social Work, UNC-Chapel Hill

Social Work Intern, Raleigh TEACCH Center

(2007) School Social Work Licensure


Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Summary Statement:

Molly Garlington is an Autism Specialist at the Chapel Hill TEACCH Center and Clinical Instructor in the UNC Department of Psychiatry. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and works with individuals on the autism spectrum across the lifespan and their families. Molly conducts diagnostics interviews and provides individual and group-based services primarily for preschool and school-age children and adolescents. Her goal is to support individuals and families with a strength-based perspective, a focus on the culture of autism, and a deep belief that parents and families are the experts on their own experiences.