Michael Mintz, Psy.D., is a bilingual, attending clinical psychologist at the Child Development Clinic of Children's National Health System with an expertise in autism-spectrum disorders. He began working with young children on the autism spectrum in 2000 while studying psychology at the University of Michigan. After brief stints abroad, Dr. Mintz obtained a doctorate in clinical psychology from George Washington University in 2011. He completed a pre-doctoral internship at the New York Center for Child Development (NYCCD), a community mental health organization that focuses on early childhood development.
At NYCCD, Dr. Mintz provided bilingual, home-based therapy for children and families in Harlem, primarily guided by the DIR/Floortime model. He returned to his hometown in 2011 and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Children's National before transitioning to a staff position at the Child Development Clinic, where he currently provides developmental evaluations for children ages 9 months to 4 years.