Pediatric Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Resident
Dr. Lenihan is a Pediatric Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Resident. She received her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited Clinical Psychology program at Loma Linda University with an emphasis in Child Clinical Psychology in Loma Linda, California. She completed her one-year internship in Pediatric Neuropsychology and Pediatric Psychology at Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Lenihan is currently in her first year of postdoctoral fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology at Advanced Neurobehavioral Health of Southern California.
Dr. Lenihan’s clinical experience has included a wide variety of disorders, including traumatic and nonaccidental brain injury, seizure disorders, autism spectrum disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, learning differences, stroke, spina bifida, and genetic disorders. She utilizes neuropsychological assessment in diverse contest in order to diagnose, plan intervention, conduct screenings, and monitor progress with pediatric populations.
Dr. Lenihan’s clinical training has emphasized diagnostic evaluation, rehabilitation and educational planning for children and adolescents with brain injury, pre/post-surgical evaluations for children with epilepsy, autism spectrum disorder, neuropsychological evaluations for individuals with chronic pain, and evaluation and educational/vocational planning for individuals with learning differences and attention-related difficulties. Her research has focused on mild to moderate traumatic brain injury, early interventions for mild traumatic brain injury and associated risk factors, neurocognitive outcomes in pediatric brain tumor population and parental risk factors in pediatric oncology survivors.