Dr. Victoria L. Dunckley is a board-certified integrative child psychiatrist in Los Angeles, California with a special focus on the physiological impact of screen-time on the developing nervous system, mood, focus, sleep, and behavior. Dr. Dunckley has found in her extensive experience that interactive screen-time can overstimulate and stress the developing nervous system, particularly in children with vulnerabilities. She is the author of Reset Your Child’s Brain: A Four Week Plan to End Meltdowns, Raise Grades and Boost Social Skills by Reversing the Effects of Electronic Screen-Time.
Dr. Dunckley completed Medical School at Albany Medical College in New York, then finished her psychiatric residency and child/adolescent fellowship at U.C. Irvine’s Neuropsychiatric Center. She has worked since then in a variety of community mental health settings and Regional Centers serving clients with neurodevelopmental disabilities, in addition to her private practice. She is currently involved in research looking at the impact of screen-time on the development and severity of autism.