Candice Norcott, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

5841 S. Maryland Ave, MC 2050
Chicago, Illinois 60637
Phone: 773-834-1092
Patient Calls: 773-702-6199
Fax: 773-704-3504


University of Connecticut; Clinical Psychology - Ph.D., 2009

Psychology Internship, Yale University; Department of Psychiatry 2008-2009

Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Yale University; Department of Psychiatry 2009-2010

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Illinois


Gender-Responsive, Trauma-Informed Service Delivery

Adolescent Mental Health and Wellness

Reproductive Health and Justice

Behavioral Medicine Integration


Developing group intervention to impact sexual health behavior and relational competence in adolescent girls.

Adapting behavioral interventions for use in the medical setting. Training other health professionals in the use of brief interventions and trauma-informed care.

Examining the effectiveness of these interventions for improving access, well-being, and other relevant medical outcomes for pediatric/adolescent gynecological care.


Wheat, S., Norcott, C., and Talen, M. (2017). Substance Abuse Screening and Assessment in Primary Care. In M. E. Maruish (Ed.), Handbook of Psychological Assessment in Primary Care, Second Edition [Bookshelf online] (pp. 389-409). Retrieved from

Covington, S., Burke, C., Keaton, S., and Norcott, C. (2008). Evaluation of a Trauma-Informed and Gender-Responsive Intervention for Women in Drug Treatment. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, Supplement 5, 387-398.

Spirito, A., Simon, V., Cancilliere, M. K., Stein, R., Norcott, C., Loranger, K., and Prinstein, M. J. (2011). Outpatient psychotherapy practice with adolescents following psychiatric hospitalization for suicide ideation or a suicide attempt. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 16(1), 53–64.


2017 Invited Panel Speaker, ‘My Sister’s Keeper: Acknowledging Violence, Trauma and Resilience Among Black Women and Girls’, The Congressional Caucus on Black Women & Girls, Chicago, IL

Keynote Speaker, Norcott, C. (October, 2016). Treating the Whole Girl: Using what we know about girls to create gender-responsive, trauma-informed services. Coalition of Advocates for Equal Access for Girls, Tualatin, OR.

Norcott, C. (SAMHSA, 2014). Girls and Substance Use: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities. Girls Matter! A webinar series addressing adolescent girls’ behavioral health.