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Neal Horen

Georgetown University, National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness – Head Start

Neal Horen, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist who has focused on early childhood mental health for the last twenty years. He is the Director of the Early Childhood Division and Co-director of Training and Technical Assistance for the Georgetown University Center for Child and Human.
Neal has worked closely with numerous states, tribes, territories, and communities in supporting their development of systems of care for young children and their families.

He is the co-director of mental health on the Head Start National Center on Health. In that capacity, he has delivered approximately 100 trainings across the country and has co-led development of numerous materials. More recently, he has co-led efforts at building on-line professional development curricula on infant and early childhood mental health consultation.  

Neal has helped to develop many materials related to infant and early childhood mental health consultation, including training guides, evaluation guides, and monographs. He also continues to be active in providing mental health consultation as part of his clinical practice. Neal continues to spend time working in direct clinical care including development of social skills interventions for young children, and he is director of the HOYA Clinic, which offers therapeutic and assessment services for young children and families.