Allison LoPilato, PhD, LCSW, ABPP -ADAA Board

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Allison LoPilato, PhD, LCSW, ABPP
Emory University

Allison LoPilato is an Assistant Professor in the Emory Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences where she serves as the Director of the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic and Co-Director of the Child & Adolescent Mood Program. Dr. LoPilato's clinical research program focuses on leveraging advances in computational models (e.g., reinforcement learning) and ambulatory assessment (e.g., EMA, passive sensing) to identify new intervention targets for youth mood disorders and suicide-risk. She has a K23 Career Development Award from the National Institute of Mental Health and is the lead investigator on several foundation grants to develop novel and scalable models of care for youth anxiety and depression. As a licensed clinical psychologist with extensive training in CBT and DBT, Dr. LoPilato specializes in treating youth mood disorders, emotion dysregulation, and suicidality. She has co-developed an adolescent adaptation of Behavioral Activation therapy and a parent-based intervention for adolescent depression that she provides training on at the regional and national level.

Dr. LoPilato has been a member of ADAA ince 2017 and joined the Board in 2024.

"I am excited and honored to serve an organization that is so committed to fostering collaboration between researchers and clinicians to advance the field of mental health. I look forward to representing the early career voice of ADAA's membership as we navigate a changing landscape and to expanding ADAA’s reach with the public."