Christina J. Bellanti, PhD

Christina J. Bellanti, PhD

Christina Bellanti, PhD, is a licensed child and family psychologist with the Verrecchia Clinic for Children with Autism and Developmental Disabilities at Bradley Hospital. 

Dr. Bellanti is the clinical director of the Bradley School in Portsmouth and a clinical assistant professor in the department of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

She received her undergraduate degree from Purdue University and her master’s and doctoral degrees from the Pennsylvania State University. She completed her clinical internship at the University of Rochester Medical School in Rochester, New York, and her postdoctoral fellowship at Brown University’s Clinical Psychology Training Program, where she is actively involved in teaching activities with residents and fellows.

Her interests lie in the areas of supporting students with mental health and developmental needs in the public schools, social relationships in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorders, and in promoting responsible use of technology.



Bradley Hospital
1011 Veterans Memorial Parkway
East Providence, RI 02915


  • Undergraduate Degree:  Pennsylvania State University
  • Fellowship:  Brown University Health Services
  • Internship:  University of Rochester