Beth L. Goodlin-Jones, Ph.D.

Beth L. Goodlin-Jones, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine 
UC Davis MIND Institute
2825 50th Street
Sacramento, CA 95817


Phone:  916-703-0239

Dr. Goodlin-Jones, a clinical developmental psychologist, is an active member of the MIND  Institute’s clinical research teams. These research teams see a wide range of children with at-risk development and neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism and fragile X syndrome. Her focus of research involves sleep patterns in typically developing children and children with autism, developmental delay, and fragile X syndrome. Dr. Goodlin-Jones works closely with several colleagues at the MIND Institute on the early indicators of autism and parent-child interaction patterns in families with fragile X syndrome and autism. She is also a lead clinician on the MIND Institute’s Social Skills program.


B.A., Psychology and Anthropology, Stanford University, 1979
Ph.D., Developmental Psychology, University of Washington, 1987