Michael J. Crowley, Ph.D. is an assistant professor at the Yale Child Study Center, is a child psychologist whose work focuses on key questions in social and affective neuroscience. Dr. Crowley earned his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2004. He completed a child-focused clinical internship through the Brown University Clinical Psychology Training Consortium. Dr. Dr. Crowley’s work in child anxiety focuses on the neural substrates of avoidance, threat detection, worry and addiction risk. Dr. Crowley also studies mindfulness as an intervention for child anxiety and to improve child self-compassion. He uses dense array electroencephalography, peripheral physiology and functional imaging in his work with children and adolescents.

This profile was last updated on March 25, 2016

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