Biography

Dr. Bellone received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Louisiana State University. Graduate work was completed at The University of Southern Mississippi, from which an M.A. in Psychology and a Ph.D. in School Psychology were obtained. Dr. Bellone completed her predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship in the Pediatric Developmental Disabilities Clinic at Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She joined the faculty of UT Southwestern as part of the Department of Psychiatry in the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities in 2014.

Dr. Bellone's clinical services focus on assessment and treatment of challenging behaviors in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders or related disabilities. Dr. Bellone is a Licensed Psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Education

Internship
Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (2013), Psychology
Graduate School
University of Southern Mississippi (2013), School Psychology
Fellowship
Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (2014), Pediatric Behavioral Psychology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Publications

    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Relative Efficacy of Behavioral Interventions in Preschool Children Attending Head Start
    Katherine M. Bellone, Brad A. Dufrene, Daniel H. Tingstrom, D. Joe Olmi, & Christopher Barry JoBE 2014 23 378-400

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • Association for Behavior Analysis International (2014)
    • National Association of School Psychologists (2008-2014)