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Daniel M. Cheron, Ph.D., ABPP

Director of Training; Assistant Director of the Center for Effective Child Therapy

Dr. Dan Cheron is the Director of Training at Judge Baker Children’s Center and the Assistant Director at The Center for Effective Child Therapy. He is a licensed psychologist and is Board Certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. He graduated from Boston College with a B.A. in Psychology. Dr. Cheron received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Boston University, where he worked extensively researching and treating anxious children and adolescents at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CARD). He completed his pre-doctoral internship at the May Institute in their community-based Behavioral Health Services Division.

Dr. Cheron came to Judge Baker Children’s Center in September 2010 to complete his postdoctoral fellowship with John Weisz, Ph.D., ABPP, where he worked on multiple grant-funded projects investigating the effectiveness of evidence-based treatments for youth with anxiety, depression, disruptive behavior, and traumatic stress in community mental health clinics across New England. He now continues his work at Judge Baker Children’s Center as the Director of Training. Dr. Cheron currently directs a multi-site investigation of the training and dissemination of evidence-based treatments to youth mental health providers in the communities surrounding Boston and developing progress monitoring systems to inform psychotherapy practice.

Dr. Cheron specializes in the assessment and treatment of youth anxiety disorders and traumatic stress, and he has significant experience in the use of empirically-based interventions for depression and disruptive behavior problems in children and adolescents. He is the author and co-author of multiple journal articles and book chapters on the topic of anxiety disorders in children and he lectures to local schools and parent organizations about youth mental health treatment. Dr. Cheron is an active member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) and regularly presents his research at annual conferences.