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Clinical Assistant Professor, UNC Department of Psychiatry

Clinical Director, Chapel Hill TEACCH Center

Education:

B.A., Psychology, McGill University M.A., School/Applied Child Psychology, McGill University

Ph.D., School/Applied Child Psychology, McGill University

Clinical Psychology Internship, UNC SOM, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Postdoctoral Fellowship, TEACCH Autism Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Discipline:

Psychologist

Summary Statement:

Tammy Dawkins is the Clinical Director of the Chapel Hill TEACCH Center and an Assistant Professor in the UNC Department of Psychiatry. She is also the Assistant Director of the UNC School of Medicine Psychology Internship Program. She is a licensed psychologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of individuals with autism across a variety of ages and levels of functioning. Tammy has participated in various group-based services including kindergarten prep, GoriLLa group, and Facing Your Fears. She also helped to create the curriculum for the TEACCH School Transition to Employment and Postsecondary Education Program. She has co-facilitated parent support groups in the clinic, led parent workshops, and been an active member of TEACCH training teams including Fundamentals, and 5-day hands-on training for elementary/High School as well as for adults.