Cara Cuddy, Ph.D.


Center for Pediatric Behavioral Health

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Cuddy completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Case Western Reserve University in 1993. She completed her Psychology Internship and Post-doctoral Fellowship in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at University Hospitals of Cleveland. She is a clinical psychologist on the staff of the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital, Shaker Campus and the Cleveland Clinic Center for Pediatric Behavioral Health. For the past 12 years, she has been Director of the Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program, an Interdisciplinary Team working intensively with young children and their families who present with a wide range of feeding difficulties. Dr. Cuddy has considerable experience working with a wide variety of children with chronic medical and/or developmental conditions. She also has specific expertise in early childhood mental health and development and provides consultation to a local early childhood program. She has presented both regionally and nationally on the topic of feeding disorders in young children. Dr. Cuddy has worked extensively with young children with special needs and their families for over 15 years.

Treatment Services

  • Behavioral Intervention for Issues in Early Childhood
  • Clinical Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Contracted Early Childhood Consultation to Preschool Programs
  • Early Childhood Mental Health
  • Parent Guidance and Training

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

  • Behavioral Issues in Early Childhood
  • Pediatric Feeding Disorders

Provider Information
Cara Cuddy, Ph.D.
2801 Martin Luther King Jr Drive Cleveland, OH 44104