Crystal DeVito, PhD

Senior Child & Adolescent Psychologist


  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Pediatric Anxiety Disorders
  • Pediatric Behavior, Mood, and Adjustment Disorders
  • Psychotherapy
  • Psychological Assessments

Crystal DeVito, PhD, is a senior psychologist at Sheppard Pratt with more than 30 years of experience in clinical child & adolescent psychology and developmental psychopathology. She provides outpatient diagnostic, psychological, and psychoeducational evaluations and short-term treatment. Prior to joining Sheppard Pratt, Dr. DeVito served as a pediatric psychologist at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. She has held appointments as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Published research has focused on parent-child attachment relationships and early detection/risk factors for childhood psychopathology. Clinical specialties include work with young children, disruptive behaviors, parenting/parent-child relationships, childhood mood disorders, ADHD, neurodiversity, anxiety, and challenges related to developmental transitions from early childhood through adolescence.

Dr. DeVito earned her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park, M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Loyola University Maryland, and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Internship, pre-doctoral and postdoctoral fellowships were completed in Clinical Child Psychology at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.