SO. PORTLAND, MAINE – Maine Behavioral Healthcare has hired Erika Lynn North, Ph.D. of Kittery, ME as an outpatient psychologist at the Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders (CADD).
Dr. North is a psychologist who completed her training at Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center and moved to Boston in 2014 where she served as a supervisor for the Psychology Doctoral Program at the University of Massachusetts. In 2016 she joined Maine Medical Partners with the Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Department.
“I am very pleased to welcome Dr. North to CADD as we continue to build an outstanding team to provide the best treatment for this underserved population,” said Dr. Matthew Siegel, Vice President of Medical Affairs, Autism and Development Disorders at Maine Behavioral Healthcare. “In her three years in Maine she has become a highly valued member of our community known for outstanding diagnostic abilities with her patients."
Dr. North will increase access to definitive diagnostic evaluations for young children who need to be evaluated for autism.
Dr. North’s responsibilities will include providing diagnosis and treatment recommendations for youth suspected of having autism or other developmental disorders.
About Maine Behavioral Healthcare
Maine Behavioral Healthcare is a leading provider of developmental disorder and mental health services, with over 30 outpatient locations throughout southern, western and mid-coast Maine, as well as Spring Harbor Hospital, providing an integrated continuum of comprehensive, coordinated behavioral healthcare for Maine residents of all ages. Maine Behavioral Healthcare is part of MaineHealth, Maine’s largest health system. Learn more at www.MaineBehavioralHealthcare.org
About the Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders
The Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders is located at 236 Gannett Drive in South Portland. It offers Maine children, adolescents and their families a single source for comprehensive, coordinated diagnosis and treatment through a multi-disciplinary outpatient clinic, day treatment program, primary care consultation and clinical research. The Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders (CADD) was made possible by leadership gifts of Judith Gickman Lauder in memory of Albert B. Glickman and the Harold Alfond Foundation in memory of Dorothy "Bibby" Alfond. Learn more.