David Kieval PSY.D

David Kieval, PsyD, BCBA

Staff Psychologist

Instructor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-7025
  • Fax: 617-730-0252

Medical Services


  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Learning Disorders
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Behavioral Consultation
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family Therapy


  • Medicine


  • Developmental Medicine Center
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-7025

Experience and Education


Undergraduate Degree, BA in Psychology

Columbia University, 2004

New York, NY

Graduate School, PsyD in Clinical Psychology

Rutgers University Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, 2013

New Brunswick, NJ


Children’s Hospital Colorado, 2012

Aurora, CO


JFK Partners, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 2014

Aurora, CO


  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Professional History

Dr. Kieval first became interested in psychology while working in summer camp programs for children with disabilities. He completed his graduate education in clinical psychology at Rutgers University. While there, he trained at the Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. He was a predoctoral intern at Children’s Hospital Colorado in the developmental disabilities track, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at JFK Partners, University of Colorado School of Medicine, where he was also a Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) fellow. David's clinical and research interests include autism spectrum disorders, social inclusion, behavior consultation, program evaluation, comorbid psychiatric and developmental disorders, and family therapy.

To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-7025


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