The University of New Orleans 2001 B.A., Psychology
Loyola University New Orleans 2010 M.S., Clinical Mental Health Counseling
The University of Houston 2018 Ph.D., School Psychology
Louisiana School Psychology Internship Consortium 7/17-7/18, Psychology Internship
Tulane University School of Medicine, Child Psychiatry 8/18-8/20, Postdoctoral Fellow- Clinical Psychology
Years at Tulane:
Dr. Allain's clinical and research interests focus on the timely identification of developmental delays and disabilities in young children, gender differences in autism spectrum disorder presentation, and parental stress among parents with children born preterm. She provides psychological evaluation and therapy services to patients at South Central Louisiana Health Services Authority. In addition, Dr. Allain provides psychological evaluations to children with Spanish-speaking families at the Tulane Center for Autism and Related Disorders, and consultation services to educational staff within the Jefferson Parish Community Action Program.
Nowell, K., Brewton, C., Allain, E., & Mire, S. (2015). The influence of demographic factors on the identification of Autism Spectrum Disorders: A review and call for research. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2, 300-309. doi:10.1007/s40489-015-0053-x
Allain, E., Keller-Margulis, M., & Dempsey, A. G. (2019, April). Parental Stress and Perceived Developmental Delays in Children Born Preterm. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology annual conference, New Orleans, LA.
Allain, E., Dempsey, A. G., Keller-Margulis, M., & Smith, B. (2016, April). Maternal stress and depression and the socioemotional functioning of children born very preterm. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology 2016 annual conference, Atlanta, GA.