Dr. Burt received her doctoral degree in child clinical psychology from Northern Illinois University in 2017. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the University of Arizona School of Medicine, and her post-doctoral residency at Gentry Pediatric Behavioral Services (GPBS). Dr. Burt has worked in a number of settings, including multidisciplinary clinics, hospitals, private practices, and research laboratories. Along with other populations, Dr. Burt has worked extensively with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) since 2008 in a variety of therapeutic settings.
Dr. Burt specializes in the evaluation and diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental disorders, including Intellectual Disability, ADHD, and Specific Learning Disorder, among others. Secondary to her specialization in neurodevelopmental assessment, Dr. Burt also specializes in the evaluation and treatment of anxiety, particularly Selective Mutism and OCD, as well as mood and disruptive behavior disorders. Dr. Burt is knowledgeable about school-based processes and services.
Dr. Burt is dedicated to evidence-based practice and the science of psychology. In the evaluation process, she utilizes gold-standard procedures and emphasizes comprehensive evaluations that consider all aspects of functioning. Although she is theoretically grounded in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dr. Burt pulls from various evidence-based approaches (e.g., Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis) to tailor her clinical work such to meet the needs of each individual child. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Burt has been active in research examining child temperament, the rearing context (e.g., parenting, interparental relationship adjustment), and developmental psychopathology.Download Dr. Nicole's CV