Dr. Doreen Samelson
Dr. Doreen Samelson is a licensed clinical psychologist and author with 30 years of experience in healthcare as a practicing clinician, administrator and thought leader. As the Chief Clinical Officer for Catalight, Dr. Samelson leads the Catalight Research Institute and provides clinical leadership for behavioral health research. Research areas include improving the way ABA is delivered, parent-mediated interventions, developing new modalities of care and addressing unmet needs through technology advancements for individuals with developmental disabilities and autism. She is also the parent of an adult with developmental disabilities and is passionate about self-determinism, inclusion and helping people with developmental disabilities and autism improve their wellbeing.