Director and Faculty Clinician (Licensed Psychologist)
Dr. Christopher Overtree is the Director of the Psychological Services Center and a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he has won numerous awards including College Awards or Outstanding Teaching and Outstanding Community Service. He is an integrative therapist with a specialty in cognitive behavioral therapy and specializes in anxiety, depression, cognitive-behavior therapy, disorders of childhood and the challenges of parenting. He is a clinical consultant that helps local schools achieve greater academic success by promoting positive school climate and respectful, engaged teaching. Dr. Overtree is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His research focuses on the effectiveness of psychotherapy in naturalistic settings, graduate clinical training, the development of more efficient service models, and primary care integration.