Judy Reaven, PhD

JFK Partners
School of Medicine
University of Colorado Denver
13121 E. 17th Ave, C234
Aurora, CO 80045
Phone: 303-724-7646
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: July 18, 2018

Judy Reaven

Leadership: Associate UCEDD Director
Associate LEND Director
Primary Activity Coordinators: Research Director
Discipline Coordinators: Psychology
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Clinical Services - Adults
Discipline(s): Psychology
AUCD Council Membership: Council for Interdisciplinary Service


Judith A. Reaven, Ph.D.; B.A. Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. M.A. and Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia Missouri. Dr. Reaven, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine.

Since 2001, Dr. Reaven has been Director of the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic of JFK Partners. In this role, she has a range of administrative responsibilities related to the clinic, and is closely involved in clinical work at JFK Partners, by directly delivering psychological evaluations and treatment interventions for children with developmental disabilities (autism spectrum disorders in particular), and providing clinical supervision to trainees across disciplines. She has worked in the field of developmental disabilities as a clinician, researcher and educator since 1985. Clinical and research interests include the co-occurrence of mental health sympotms in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders, including the development of a treatment intervention for anxiety symptoms in children with ASD. Dr. Reaven has been the PI on several grants funded by private foundations dedicated to autism research (CAN, Autism Speaks, OAR). She is currently the PI on a federally funded project (NIMH) exploring the treatment of anxiety symptoms in children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders.