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Renae Beaumont

Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry

Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr Renae Beaumont is an award-winning child and adolescent psychologist who is the founder of the video-gaming based program Secret Agent Society (SAS). SAS is an evidence-based skills training framework that has been shown to improve the emotion regulation skills, social skills and behavior of eight- to twelve-year-old children with Autism, ADHD and Anxiety Disorders. To date, the lives of over 25 000 children and families in nine countries worldwide have been touched by SAS. Originally from Australia, Dr Beaumont moved to the US seven years ago, where she is a faculty member and clinician at Weill Cornell Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr Beaumont is passionate about using technologically innovative approaches to improve the mental health and wellbeing of youth and families.