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About Dr. Kuttler

Ami Flam Kuttler, Ph.D. is a child clinical psychologist who received her doctoral degree from the University of Miami.  In her years as a licensed psychologist, Dr. Kuttler has developed highly specialized evaluation skills as well as a compassionate and professional manner with a wide variety of clients.

In her private practice, Dr. Kuttler focuses exclusively on psychological evaluations.  Her training was highly specialized in the area of assessment and ranged from evaluating children with developmental delays and disabilities to children with head injuries, children with ADHD and learning disabilities, children who had been victims of abuse, as well as adults with neurological disorders. 

QUALIFICATIONS
Licensed Psychologist, State of Florida (PY6538)

HIGHER EDUCATION
Doctor of Philosophy - University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 

  Post-doctoral Fellowships 
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL
    University of Miami, Department of Psychology, Coral Gables, FL
  Pre-doctoral Internship 
      Mailman Center for Child Development, Miami, FL
Masters of Science - University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 
Bachelor of Arts - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    Highest Distinction, High Honors in Psychology
    Graduated 8th out of 3,859 students; G.P.A.:  3.98
    Phi Beta Kappa 



PUBLICATIONS

Kuttler, A. F. & La Greca, A. M.  (2004). Linkages between adolescent girls’ romantic relationships, close friendships, and peer networks. Journal of Adolescence.

Kuttler, A. F., Parker, J. G., & La Greca, A. M.  (2002).  Developmental and gender differences in preadolescents’ judgments of the veracity of gossip.  Merrill Palmer Quarterly.

Kuttler, A. F., La Greca, A. M., & Prinstein, M. J. (1999). Friendship qualities and social-emotional functioning of adolescents with close, cross-sex friendships.  Journal of Research on Adolescence.

La Greca, A. M., Kuttler, A. F., & Stone, W. L.  (2001).  Interviews and behavioral observations.  In M. C. Roberts & C. E. Walker (Eds.), Handbook of Clinical Child Psychology (3rd Ed.).  

Vaughn, S., La Greca, A. M. & Kuttler, A. F.  (1998).  The why, who, and how of social skills.  In W. M. Bender (Ed.), Professional Issues in Learning Disabilities:  Practical Strategies and Relevant Research Findings.  



EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE

 Journal of Adolescence  
 Behavior Therapy
 Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology 
 Behavior Modification
 Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology 



PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 American Psychological Association 
 University of Miami Autism Spectrum Disorders Professional Group
 Society for Research in Child Development
 Society for Research on Adolescence