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Services for Children & Families


Dr. Levine provides workshops for teachers, parents, therapists,  and Early Intervention Programs via Zoom or your chosen platform.  Workshop topics include the following:

  • Treating fears and phobias in young children, neurotypical or neurodivergent
  • Treating children with Selective Mutism; Information for schools
  • DIR/Floortime
  • The Spectrum of Treatments for children with ASD

Recent Workshops

ICDL Short Course TREATING FEARS AND PHOBIAS IN YOUNG CHILDREN  Live Online Thursday September 21, 2023

ICDL International DIR Conference Live Online October 21, 2023:  Beyond Therapy: The immeasurable importance of simply being with your child


New England Play Therapy Association TREATING FEARS AND PHOBIAS IN YOUNG CHILDREN March 10, 2023

Ethical Considerations in Autism Related Services: Operating at the Highest Level Possible
Kathleen Platzman, PhD, and Karen Levine, PhD PESI: Certified Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical
Specialist Intensive Training (ASDCS-2nd Ed.)

ICDL 2022 International DIR-Floortime Conference  Humor in DIR-Floortime Speakers: Dr. Cindy Puccio, Ph.D., MA., LCSW, DIR-Expert, Dr. Gil Tippy, PsyD, DIR-Expert, and Dr. Karen Levine, PhD, DIR-Expert

Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School Autism Conference

Course Co-Director

December 7th, 8th 2018,

Royal Sonesta Hotel, Cambridge MA


Treating Anxiety in Children with Williams Syndrome

March 22, 23, 2018

Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden


Autism Connections 27th Annual Autism Conference

Keynote:  Treating Anxiety in Children with  Autism Spectrum Disorder

April 11th, 2017, Holyoke, MA

Link to conference information 


Infant-Parent Mental Health Fellowship of UMass Boston

Lectures on treatments for children with ASD, Anxiety, Selective Mutism

January 28, 29, 2017

Link to program site


Selective Mutism Group Annual Conference

Workshop on uses of humor in treatment

October 15, 2016

Manhattan Beach, CA



Mental Health in the Schools conference link to conference website

Calgary Canada

October 28, 2015