University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Psychiatry/Institute for Juvenile Research (M/C 747)
1747 W. Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60608
Office Phone: (312) 996-7723
Office Fax: (312) 413-7757
Darnetta Byndum, (312) 355-0194
Connolly, S., Petty, C., & Simpson, D. (in press). Anxiety Disorders. C. E. Collins (Ed.). Book Series on Psychological Disorders (geared toward high school and middle school students). Chelsea House Publishers.
Connolly, S.D., Bernstein, G.A. (principal authors) and members of the Work Group on Quality Issues (2007). Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents, Journal American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry. 46(2), 267-283.
Graczyk, P.A. & Connolly, S.D. (2007). Anxiety disorders in childhood. T. P. Gullotta & G. Blau (Eds.) Handbook of Child Behavioral Issues: Evidence-Based Approaches to Prevention and Treatment. New York, Taylor & Francis Publishing.
Graczyk, P.A., Connolly, S.D., Corapci, F. (2005). Anxiety disorders in children and adolescents: Theory, treatment, and prevention. T. P. Gullotta & G. Adams (Eds.), The Handbook of Dysfunctional Behavior in Adolescence: Theory, Practice, and Prevention. New York: Kluwer Academic Publishing.
Connolly, S.D., Graczyk, P.A., & Bernstein, G.A. (2003). Recognition and treatment of childhood anxiety disorders. Contemporary Psychiatry. 2 (5), 1-8.
Connolly, S.D., Paikoff, R.L., & Buchanan, C. M. (1996). Puberty: The interplay of biological and psychological processes in adolescence. G. Adams, R. Montemayor, T. Gullotta (Eds.), Advances in Psychosocial Development, 8, Psychosocial Development in Adolescence. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.
Connolly, S. (Chief Editor), Wright, T., Nierman, P., & Starin, A. (Associate Editors) (2002): Curriculum for Mental Health Providers Serving Children, Adolescents, and Families in Community Settings in Illinois. University of Illinois at Chicago and Illinois Department of Human Services, Chicago, IL.
Connolly, S., Frelix, V., & Smith, M. (2002). Child and adolescent mental health assessment and treatment planning. S. Connolly, T. Wright, P. Nierman, & A. Starin (Eds.)., Curriculum for Mental Health Providers Serving Children, Adolescents, and Families in Community Settings in Illinois. University of Illinois at Chicago and Illinois Department of Human Services, Chicago, IL.
Connolly, S. (2002). Post-traumatic stress disorder. S. Connolly, T. Wright, P. Nierman, & A. Starin (Eds.), Curriculum for Mental Health Providers Serving Children, Adolescents, and Families in Community Settings in Illinois. University of Illinois at Chicago and Illinois Department of Human Services, Chicago, IL.
Sucheta Connolly, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Director, Pediatric Stress and Anxiety Disorders Program
Dr. Connolly is board certified in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Connolly earned her MD at Washington University in St. Louis, completed her residency in Psychiatry at University of Illinois at Chicago, and completed her fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at University of Chicago. Dr. Connolly has been a member of the clinical and teaching faculty at UIC since 1992. She has also worked extensively with community mental health agencies and school districts throughout Chicago and the suburbs. Dr. Connolly was chief editor of a curriculum for mental health providers throughout Illinois in partnership with the Department of Human Services.
Dr. Connolly is a clinician, educator, and researcher who directs a dedicated multidisciplinary team in the Pediatric Stress and Anxiety Disorders Clinic. Dr. Connolly emphasizes integration of CBT, family therapy, medications, and school interventions in her treatment approach. She has been recognized as a regional expert in child and adolescent anxiety disorders and is working to advance identification, understanding, and coordinated treatment of childhood anxiety schools and community settings. She provides consultation and educational programming to school districts and community programs. Based on her expertise, Dr. Connolly has been featured in numerous national consumer publications including Child Magazine, Parents Magazine and Working Mother as well as on television news stations.
Dr. Connolly is also the principal author of the Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Anxiety Disorders for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2007).
Her research interests include risk and protective factors in childhood anxiety disorders and selective mutism.
Educating and Training school personnel and community providers in the identification and treatment of childhood anxiety disorders
- American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
- Principal Investigator: Risk Factors Among Diverse Youth in an Urban Anxiety Clinic
- Pilot study with ongoing data collection in UIC Pediatric Stress and Anxiety Disorders Clinic