Monica Gordillo is a clinical extern at the Boston Child Study Center, where she conducts supervised neuropsychological assessments of children, adolescents, and young adults. She also provides supervised evidence-based treatment for youth and families. She is a native speaker of English and Spanish.
Monica received her B.A. in Psychology from Princeton University. Following her undergraduate education, Monica was a research associate at the NYU Child Study Center working primarily with individuals on the autism spectrum and with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Currently, Monica is a doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program at Boston University. She has experience providing evidence-based treatments for children and adults with a variety of psychological disorders, including depression, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobias, and chronic pain.
Monica’s research focuses on examining the health disparities affecting individuals with autism and their families. She is currently working on studies investigating different cultural perspectives related to having a child with autism and developing an intervention for future planning for siblings of adults with autism.