Christian Courson, PhD

integrated Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (iCASD)Christian Courson, PhD
Munroe-Meyer Institute
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5450

402-559-0421 | Email

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Christian Courson, PhD is a clinical psychologist and assistant professor in the Autism Diagnostic Clinic in the Munroe-Meyer Institute Department of integrated Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (iCASD) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC).

Dr. Courson received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2015. He then pursued his graduate training at the Clinical Psychology program at the University of Mississippi where he received his Masters (MA) and Doctorate (PhD). He completed an APPIC approved internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s integrated Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders where he worked in the Early Intervention Program and the Autism Diagnostic Clinic. As part of his training, Dr. Courson has worked in private practices, assessment clinics, public schools, and residential facilities for adults with developmental disabilities.

Dr. Courson’s clinical work includes the assessment and treatment of autism spectrum disorders, parent training, and the treatment of common disorders seen in adolescents with ASD using cognitive behavioral treatments (e.g., ACT, CBT).

His newest project involves the provision of comprehensive sexual education services (e.g., personal sexual health, relationship health, consent) to teenagers with an ASD diagnosis in small group settings.

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