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Karen R. Gouze, PhD

Karen R. Gouze, PhD

Psychologist and Mental Health Consultant, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Language: English


Dr. Gouze has been working in the field of clinical child psychology and developmental psychopathology for over 35 years. During that time she has been the Director of Training in Psychology for the American Psychological Association approved internship in psychology, a researcher in the field of developmental psychopathology and implementation science, and a mental health consultant in the Center for Childhood Resilience with a sub-specialty in early childhood. Currently, she provides no clinical care for children, adolescents, and families; all my work is consulting and research through the Center for Childhood Resilience.

Clinical Interests: Developmental psychopathology, trauma informed care in early childhood, school and community based mental health

Education & Training

Education: Ph.D. Institute for Child Development, University of Minnesota, 1980; A.B. University of Michigan

Postgraduate Training: Judge Baker Guidance Center/Harvard School of Medicine, 1981

Professional Organizations: American Psychological Association

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Research Interests: Developmental psychopathology--risk and protective factors in early childhood

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