Christian Mauro

Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry, Child & Family Mental Health & Developmental Neuroscience
School of Medicine

Assistant Professor of the Practice of Psychology and Neuroscience

Psychology and Neuroscience
Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
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2608 Erwin Road Lakeview Pavi, Durham, NC 27705

Box 3527 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

(919) 668-0081 christian.mauro@duke.edu

Dr. Mauro received his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Wake Forest University. He earned his master’s and doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.   He joined the Duke University Medical Center faculty after completing the psychology internship program at Duke.  He has been a certified cognitive behavioral therapist (CBT) on a number of NIMH funded clinical trials and was the CBT Supervisor for The Child and Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Treatment Study (CAMS) at Duke University.  Dr. Mauro has had a number of teaching and leadership roles in the department.   Since 2003, he has been Director of the Psychosocial Treatment Clinic where he supervises and trains graduate students, psychology interns, and child psychiatry fellows on evidence based practice for children and adolescents.  Since July 1, 2016, he has directed the APA Accredited Pre-doctoral Psychology Internship Program .  This nationally recognized program provides doctoral-level internship training in the essential skill areas of Clinical Psychology. 

Education & Training

Ph.D. 2001

University of Miami


Family Based Treatment of Early Childhood OCD

National Institutes of Health

Adapting Marital Therapy in Older Adults with Depression

National Institutes of Health

Treatment of Adolescent Suicide Attempts (TASA)

National Institutes of Health

Treatment in Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

National Institutes of Health
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When children and adolescents do not go to school: Terminology, technology, and trends

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Group CBT-yoga protocol targeting pain-related and internalizing symptoms in youth

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Acceptance-based interoceptive exposure for young children with functional abdominal pain.

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Family-based treatment of early childhood obsessive-compulsive disorder: the Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Treatment Study for Young Children (POTS Jr)--a randomized clinical trial.

PMID 24759852
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Brief Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Anxious Youth: Feasibility and Initial Outcomes

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Principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders in children

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Using and teaching evidence-based medicine: the Duke University child and adolescent psychiatry model.

PMID 15694786
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The influence of maternal child-rearing attitudes and teaching behaviors on preschoolers' delay of gratification.

PMID 10971908
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