Julia Connelly, PhD


  • English
  • German

Academic Information

  • Departments: Psychiatry - Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Divisions: Child Psychiatry

Academic Bio

Dr. Julia Connelly is the Clinical Director of the University Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinic. She provides psychological assessment services for autism spectrum disorder and related disorders for individuals of any age. She also provides individual and family therapy to address symptoms related to ASD, such as anxiety, depression, school/work and behavior problems. Dr. Connelly also serves as a consultant for schools, the University Neuropsychiatric Institute, and in legal situations where ASD is a significant component. She grew up in Germany and moved to Utah as a young adult. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of Utah Department of Psychiatry in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and adjunct faculty in the departments of Psychology and Educational Psychology. Dr. Connelly received her BA and BS from the University of Utah in Psychology and German Language and Literature and her MS and Ph.D. from the Department of Educational Psychology. She completed internships in Weber School District and the University Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI) and her postdoc at UNI and the Neurobehavior HOME program. Her research interests include better understanding autism in females and effective treatment of problems commonly associated with ASD, such as anxiety, depression, and behavior problems.

Education History

Type School Degree
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute
Postdoctoral Fellow
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Utah, Neurobehavior H.O.M.E. Program Rotation
Postdoctoral Fellow
Internship University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute
Child, Adolescent, and Adult Rotations
Predoctoral Internship
Internship Weber School District
Predoctoral Internship
Doctoral Training University of Utah
Educational Psychology
Graduate Training University of Utah
Educational Psychology
Undergraduate University of Utah
Undergraduate University of Utah