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  • Carolynne Garrision Howard, PhD

    Request an Appointment at the Cleft and Craniofacial Center

    Call (602) 406-3560

    Carolynne Garrison Howard, PhD

    Child Psychologist (602) 406-3560

    Carolynne Garrison Howard, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in the Cleft and Craniofacial Center at Barrow Neurological Institute. She is licensed by the Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners.

    Dr. Garrison specializes in evaluating and treating children and teens who have cleft and craniofacial conditions and providing support for their families. She participates in multidisciplinary planning teams and special programs that enhance the quality of life of these young patients and their families. She is a member of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association and the American Psychological Association-Society of Pediatric Psychology.

    Dr. Garrison earned her master’s and doctorate degrees in clinical psychology from Arizona State University. She completed her internship in clinical child psychology at the University of New Mexico Medical School.

    Dr. Garrison’s research interests include the adjustment of children and families to chronic illnesses and clinical interventions for children and teens with cleft lip, cleft palate, and other craniofacial conditions.

    For more information or to request an appointment with Dr. Garrison Howard, please call (602) 406-3560.

    Education & Training
    • PhD, Arizona State University, Clinical Psychology, 1986
    • Internship, University of New Mexico Medical School, Clinical Child Psychology, 1984-1985
    • MA, Arizona State University, Clinical Psychology, 1982
    Professional Memberships
    • American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
    • American Psychological Association-Society of Pediatric Psychology
    Honors and Awards
    • Outstanding Ethnic Women Alumna Award, Arizona State University
    • Minority Fellowship, American Psychological Association
    • Kellogg Leadership Program Fellow, Women in Mental Health
    • Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology

    About Barrow Neurological Institute

    Since our doors opened as a regional specialty center in 1962, we have grown into one of the premier destinations in the world for neurology and neurosurgery. Our experienced, highly skilled, and comprehensive team of neurological specialists can provide you with a complete spectrum of care–from diagnosis through outpatient neurorehabilitation–under one roof. Barrow Neurological Institute: Discover. Educate. Heal.