Dr. Susan White

Dr. Susan White is Oak Bluffs’ distinguished National Clinical Director. She is Professor and Doddridge Saxon Chair in Clinical Psychology at The University of Alabama, where she directs the Center for Youth Development and Intervention (CYDI). She is Board-Certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, and her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Department of Defense, and several foundations.

Dr. White is dedicated to the dissemination and implementation of clinical science and evidence-based practice to diverse and underserved communities. As faculty at UA, she regularly provides community-based workshops and in-services for local schools and mental health agencies. She is also a Fellow of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), the American Psychological Association (APA), and Division 53 of APA, the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (SCCAP). Dr. White is President-Elect of the Society for the Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP), and the 2021 recipient of the SSCP Distinguished Scientist Award