Ann L Close, PhD

Assistant Professor in the Child Study Center; Associate Director of the Yale Program in Early Childhood Education; Lecturer in Psychology

Departments & Organizations

Child Study Center

Office of Student Research

Biography

Dr. Close is an educator and clinician. She specializes in the assessment and treatment of children under age five. She teaches Yale College students and fellows in training at the Child Study Center. The topics of her courses include: child development, child psychopathology, developmental assessment and clinical evaluation, mental health consultation and early childhood education. She conducts developmental assessments of young children and does dynamically oriented psychotherapy with children. In addition she provides mental health consultation to early childhood education programs in the community. Dr. Close is a consultant to two parenting programs, Parents First and Minding the Baby. These programs have both a service and research component and focus on supporting parent child attachment and the development of the reflective function.

Education & Training

PhD Bryn Mawr College (1984)

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Contact Info

Ann L Close, PhD
Office Location
Sterling Hall of Medicine, I-Wing
333 Cedar Street, Ste IG-100C

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Yale Child Study CenterPO Box 207900
230 South Frontage Road

New Haven, CT 06520-7900