Attention Joslin Patients:

Mask wearing and COVID-19 screening will continue at Joslin until further notice per the Governor’s latest update for health care facilities. To expedite building entry, please access COVID Pass the day of your on-site appointment to answer screening questions to receive a pass. We encourage all Joslin patients, including kids 12 and over, to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

Also, please see our main COVID-19 web page for important updates regarding the availability of telehealth appointments at Joslin.
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Debbie Butler, MSW, LICSW, CDE, is the Director of Behavioral Health and Pediatric programs at Joslin Diabetes Center.  Ms. Butler's clinical interests include working with children, adolescents, young adults and their families on the behavioral and emotional issues related to living with diabetes.

Ms. Butler's research interests include finding innovative ways to improve glycemic control in youth with diabetes and also finding ways to support families living with diabetes.

College
Colby College

Graduate School
Boston University School of Social Work

Internship
Boston Children's Hospital, Adcare Outpatient Services Boston

Certification
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker; Advanced Certificate in Clinical Work with Children, Adolescents, and their Families; Certified Diabetes Educator

  • Pediatric
  • Adult Behavioral Health

Contact Information

Office Phone

(617) 732-2603

deborah.butler [at] joslin.harvard.edu