About Dr. Amy Beaumont
Dr. Amy Beaumont is a licensed psychologist who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Social-Communication Disorder, and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), as well as Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders (OCD), Mood Disorders, and other pediatric conditions.
Dr. Beaumont currently serves as the Director of the University of Miami’s Autism Spectrum Assessment Clinic, Clinical Supervisor of the Child and Adolescent Mood and Anxiety Treatment Program, and Clinical Supervisor of the Psychological Services Center. In these capacities, she:
- provides direct services to clients
- teaches at the graduate level
- supervises doctoral students in their therapy and assessment roles
- supervises psychologists
- consults and contributes to research at the university
Dr. Beaumont has 20 years of experience providing evidence-based treatments, including:
- applied behavior analysis (ABA)
- cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
- exposure/response prevention (E/RP)
- social skills training
- Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
- parent training to individuals with ASD and youth with Anxiety Disorders, OCD, Depressive Disorders, ADHD, and other pediatric conditions
She is highly skilled in the comprehensive psychological assessment of individuals, infancy through adulthood, with ASD and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr. Beaumont is one of the few psychologists in Florida certified as a research-reliable administrator of the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R) and the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule-Second Edition (ADOS-2). Further, she has training and experience in telehealth assessment of ASD.
Dr. Beaumont has presented on topics related to ASD, anxiety, behavioral interventions, parent training, and diagnostic assessment of ASD at numerous local, national, and international conferences, and she regularly offers consultation and training to schools, medical professionals, and other psychologists. She also serves as a consultant/psychologist to numerous research projects at the University of Miami, in collaboration with other universities, and in the private sector.
Topics of research include but are not limited to accurate diagnosis of ASD, comparison of telehealth and in-person diagnostic evaluations in toddlers, cognitive and neural flexibility in ASD, effectiveness of CBT in youth with high-functioning ASD, effectiveness of PCIT in young children with ASD, the effects of neurofeedback on children with ASD, mobilizing community systems in early identification of ASD, efficacy of community-based treatment of ASD, and genetic factors in ASD.
Dr. Beaumont is a leading expert in the diagnosis and treatment of ASD and related disorders. Given her vast knowledge and experience in this field, she is sought out for the treatment and evaluation of particularly complex individuals, given their unique symptom presentation. For example, she is highly skilled in the differential diagnosis of and interventions for ASD in female-born individuals, the unique learning difficulties in youth with ASD, Anxiety and Mood Disorders, OCD, and/or ADHD, and the often overlooked comorbid conditions in those with ASD, such as ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, OCD, Tic Disorders, Impulse-Control Disorders, disruptive behaviors, and Mood Disorders.
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