Carryl P. Navalta, Ph.D., is a core faculty member of the Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine Program at Boston University School of Medicine where he has the great fortune of imparting his clinical wisdom to the ‘next generation’ of clinicians in both traditional and non-traditional classroom settings. He has held appointments at Harvard Medical School, New York University School of Medicine, and Tufts University School of Medicine. He is also a clinical research supervisor at Dr. Bessel van der Kolk’s Trauma Center. Dr. Navalta is an expert in several of the evidence-based practices for treating anxiety disorders in children and adolescents, including behavior therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, and exposure therapies. Trained as a child clinical psychologist and licensed in Massachusetts, he maintains a part-time private practice working with children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders and their families.
Dr. Navalta is an exceptional educator, clinician, and researcher. He has contributed numerous writings to major works in the field of developmental psychopathology, including a recent chapter in the Handbook of Pediatric Neuropsychology (2011, Springer Publishing). He also serves as associate editor of the online journal, BioMed Central (BMC) Psychiatry.
As an adept speaker and trainer, Dr. Navalta presents his work and provides training/consultation across local, regional, national and international venues.