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Alice Shillingsburg

Dr. Alice Shillingsburg obtained her doctoral degree and training in clinical child psychology and behavior analysis at Auburn University. She is a licensed psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst at the doctoral level. She is the senior vice president of Applied Verbal Behavior at the May Institute. Previously, she held an appointment of associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Autism and Related Disorders, at Emory University School of Medicine and directed the Language and Learning Clinic at Marcus Autism Center. Dr. Shillingsburg provides supervision and training to pre-doctoral interns as part of an APA–accredited internship, and has mentored numerous doctoral and master’s level trainees and post-doctoral fellows. Her research and clinical work focus on practical applications of the analysis of verbal behavior, specifically, strategies to promote language and social relatedness in children with autism. Dr. Shillingsburg's work is presented frequently at regional and national conferences, and she has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals on various topics within the study of verbal behavior and autism. In addition, she serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, and she is associate editor for The Analysis of Verbal Behavior.