Griff Doyle, Ph.D.
Courses taught: IMH 102 (Reflective Adult Learning)
Griff is a clinical psychologist in private practice treating children of all ages, adolescents, adults, and couples.
work has focused for over twenty five years on the DIR developmental model and practice with developmentally delayed, regulatory and autism spectrum disordered children and their families.
also has served for over ten years in several juristictions throughout Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia as an expert witness on attachment/separation, early development, and autism spectrum disorders . Griff
is a senior faculty member of the DIR Training Institute Program and a member of the ICDL Advisory Board.
In addition, he has been a core faculty member for fifteen years and past Co-Chair of the Infant Mental Health Postgraduate Seminar Program at the Washington School of Psychiatry(Washington,DC).
He is clinical consultant to the treatment team at the Milton and Ethel Harris Research Initiative(York University; Toronto, CA) studying the effectiveness of DIR intervention with autism spectrum disordered children and their families.
has presented and conducted numerous workshops on parents' role in promoting growth with their typically or atypically developing children, infant development, parent-child attachments, regulatory and autism spectrum disorders.
published articles include the subjects of forgiveness, the internal world of the infant, and in-depth book reviews on child development and neuro-relational treatment approaches to infants and children.
In 2009, Griff
was cited through a randomized, peer survey conducted throughout the Washington,DC metro area by WASHINGTONIAN magazine
as a regional expert clinician in the treatment of autism spectrum disorders.