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Diane Chen, PhD

Diane Chen, PhD

Diane Chen, PhD

Behavioral Health Director, The Potocsnak Family Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine; Pediatric Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health; Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Language: English

Appointments & Referrals

1.800.543.7362 (1.800.KIDS DOC)

About Me

Dr. Chen is a pediatric psychologist within the Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health and the Behavioral Health Director for the Potocsnak Family Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. She is also founding psychologist of Lurie Children's Gender & Sex Development Program.

Clinically, she provides consultation, assessment, and therapeutic services to transgender, non-binary, and gender diverse youth and young adults and to youth and young adults with differences of sex development/intersex variations and their families. Her research broadly focuses on psychological functioning, reproductive health and fertility preservation, and medical decision-making in gender and sexual minority youth.

Education & Training

Education: PhD in clinical psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 2012; MA in clinical psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 2008; BA in psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2004

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in clinical child and pediatric psychology, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL 2012-2013; Internship in clinical child and pediatric psychology, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 2011-2012

Board Certifications: Clinical Psychologist

Professional Organizations: American Psychological Association; Oncofertility Consortium; Society of Pediatric Psychology; Society of Child and Adolescent Psychology; World Professional Association for Transgender Health; Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

See Northwestern University Faculty Profile >

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