Mary E. Van Bourgondien, Ph.D.



Mary Van Bourgondien, Ph.D.


Phone: (919) 662-4625


B.A., Psychology, Connecticut College
Ph.D., Child Clinical Psychology, University of Washington
Clinical Psychology Internship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Child Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Summary Statement:

Dr. Van Bourgondien is the Clinical Director of the Chapel Hill TEACCH Center. The Chapel Hill TEACCH Center is one of the 7 TEACCH Centers located around the state of North Carolina providing diagnosis and assessments for children, adolescents and adults with autism. The Center also provides parent training sessions, parent support groups,social skill training groups, and consultation to preschools, schools, vocational and residential treatment programs that serves children and adults with autism. The Raleigh TEACCH Center serves families who live in Wake County (except for Apex, Cary and Morrisville) and Johnston County. Dr Van Bourgondien along with the Center staff members provide a variety of workshops for parents and professionals who work with individuals with autism spectrum disorders.

Representative Publications:

1. Schopler, E., Van Bourgondien, M.E., Wellman, G.J., & Love, S. (2010). Childhood Autism Scales – Second Edition. Los Angeles: Western Psychological Corp.

2. Gabriels, R. & Van Bourgondien, M.E. (2007). Sexuality and Autism: Individual, Family and Community Perspectives and Interventions. In Gabriels, R. & Hill, D., Autism: Beyond Early Interventions. New York: Guilford Press.

3. Van Bourgondien, M.E. & Chapman, S.M. (2005). Adult Services at Division TEACCH. In Mesibov, Shea, & Schopler. The TEACCH Approach to Autism Spectrum Disorder (pp. 155 – 188). New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

4. Aman, M.G., Lam, K., Van Bourgondien, M.E. (2005). Medication patterns in patients with autism: Temporal, regional and demographic influences. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, Vol. 15, No 1,

5. Van Bourgondien, M.E., Reichle, N.C. & Schopler, E. (2003). Effects of a model treatment program. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 33, 131-140.