Christopher McCurry, Ph.D.Clinical Psychologist

    Dr. McCurry joined ABCD, Inc. in January of 2001 after five years as an Attending (supervising) Psychologist at Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle.

    He specializes in the assessment and treatment of children who are experiencing behavioral and emotional problems including:

    Anxiety Disorders

    Attention Deficit Disorders

    Developmental Disabilities

    Dr. McCurry employs the most recent advances in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with an emphasis on building important life skills and strengthening parent-child and student-teacher relationships. He has extensive experience translating neuropsychological assessments into practical treatment plans.



    Books by Dr. McCurry

    For parents

    Parenting Your Anxious Child With Mindfulness and Acceptance

    Available from New Harbinger Publications and the usual bookseller websites.


    Why Do I Have to Eat My Greens?

    Why Don’t We All Live Together Anymore?

    Why Are People Different Colors?

    Why Do I Have To Say Please And Thank You?

    Written with Dr. Emma Waddington and subtitled “Big issues for little people” these delightfully illustrated books are for parents to read with their young children on the topics of healthy living, divorce, diversity, and manners.

    Available from the publisher, Francis Lincoln, as well as from Amazon.


    For clinicians

    Working with Parents of Anxious Children: Therapeutic Strategies for Encouraging Communication, Coping, & Change

    Available from W.W. Norton and from Amazon.

    • 1979 B.A. in Psychology, California State University, Sonoma


    • 1985 M.A. in Developmental Psychology, San Francisco State University


    • 1994 Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno

    • 1992 Predoctoral Internship,Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences –
      University of Washington School of Medicine.


    • 1995 Postdoctoral Fellow in Clinical Child Psychology, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences – University of Washington School of Medicine

    • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology – University of Washington

    • Department of Child Psychiatry, Seattle Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle

    Licensed Psychologist, State of Washington, PY00001962




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