Second Year Postdoctoral Fellow

Yvette Bean, PhD

Yvette Bean headshot.

Dr. Bean received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Elon University. She then went on to receive a Master of Arts with an emphasis in Clinical Psychology from Towson University. She received a Doctor of Philosophy in Educational (School) Psychology from the University of Georgia. Her dissertation examined cultural differences in face processing and emotion recognition and its implications for autism assessment and treatment. Dr. Bean completed an APA-accredited predoctoral internship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute providing behavioral treatment for children with severe problem behaviors and training for parents of children with developmental disabilities.  Her current clinical interests include providing therapy and conducting psychological evaluations with children and adolescents with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. During fellowship, Dr. Bean hopes to enhance her clinical skills in the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder.