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.


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


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)