Children's Medical Center of Dallas



Lana Harder, PhD, ABPP
Training Director

1935 Medical District Drive, F5.11
Dallas, Texas 75235
Telephone: 214-456-8198
FAX: 214-456-0248

For a detailed program description click on this link:

Program will do interviews at INS: Yes
Policy regarding on-site interviews: Not offered

Application deadline: December 15, 2019
Residency start date: anticipated August 17, 2020

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings: 1
Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 2

Residency/fellowship positions in psychology: 6

Clinical neuropsychologists: 11 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 0 Consultants
With ABCN/ABPP: 3 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 0 Consultants
(see webpage for faculty)

Other psychologists: 27 Full-time; 1 Part-time; 0 Consultants
With ABPP: 7 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 0 Consultants

Graduate training of residency applicants:

Preferred: clinical psychology, school psychology
Accepted: counseling psychology
Not Accepted: Non APA/CPA approved graduate programs

Primary emphasis: Pediatric

Emphases of training opportunities:

Strong: neuropsychological assessment of children and adolescents with a wide variety of neurologic disorders and injuries, bilingual (Spanish-English) neuropsychological assessment, multi-disciplinary consultation, evaluation and treatment planning, school consultation, medical team consultation, neuropsychology weekly seminar, 2-year ABCN/ABPP written exam preparation course, general child clinical psychology didactics
Moderate: neurology didactics; brain cutting; intervention with medical populations/cognitive rehabilitation
Weak: adult assessment, forensics

Availability of patient populations:

Strong: pediatric acquired neurological and neurodevelopmental disabilities including epilepsy, brain tumor, neurofibromatosis, concussion/traumatic brain injury, demyelinating disorders, autoimmune encephalitis, stroke, leukemia, cardiac, hydrocephalus, genetic disorders, functional neurological disorders
Moderate: cerebral palsy, autism-spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, ADHD, psychiatric disorders
Weak: adult disorders (e.g., dementia), infants

updated 12/04/2019