Education and Training

Internship

Doctoral Psychology - Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

Fellowship

Postdoctoral Psychology - Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA

Additional Training

Psychology Externship - The Hospital at the Children’s Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
Primary Care Behavioral Health Externship - Mountainside Family Practice Associates, Verona, NJ
Pediatric Psychology Externship - Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ
Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics - Behavioral Therapy Institute through the Tourette Association of America

Graduate Degree

PhD in Clinical Psychology - Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ
MA in Psychology - Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ

Titles and Academic Titles

Psychologist

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2020

Scotti-Degnan, C. M. and Ford, H. A.: Comprehensive behavioral intervention for tics: A practical review for clinicians. Practical Neurology Page: 42-46, March/April  2020.

Posters and Presentations

Invited Lectures

2022

Scotti-Degnan CM. "Stress Management and Positive Coping Skills in Epilepsy" Presentation given to members of the Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern Pennsylvania at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. Apr 2022.

Scotti-Degnan CM. "Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children and Adolescents." Presentation given to Psychology Graduate Students at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, presented virtually. Feb 2022.

2021

Scotti-Degnan CM. "Preparing for epilepsy surgery" Presentation given to members of the Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern Pennsylvania in partnership with It's Your Epilepsy, presented virtually. Nov 2021.

Scotti-Degnan CM. "Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children and Adolescents." Presentation given to Psychology Graduate Students at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, presented virtually. Feb 2021.

2020

Scotti-Degnan CM. "Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children and Adolescents." Presentation given to Psychology Graduate Students at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, presented virtually. Apr 2020.

Awards and Honors

2013, Trainee Register Credentialing Scholarship, National Register of Health Service Psychologists
2011, Fink Award and Scholarship, Fairleigh Dickinson University
2007, Phi Beta Kappa, Early Inductee, The George Washington University

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2020-present, Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Member of the Core 1 Subcommittee, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
2020-present, Training Advisory Committee Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee Member, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
2020-present, Training Advisory Committee, Supervision Subcommittee Co-leader with Epilepsy Psychologist, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2015-present, National Register of Health Service Psychologists
2008-present, American Psychological Association
 - 2010-present, Division 54 -- Pediatric Psychology