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Lauren Potthoff, PhD

Lauren Potthoff, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Language: English

Appointments & Referrals

312.227.4200

About Me

Dr. Potthoff is a pediatric psychologist at Lurie Children’s in the Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health. She is a member of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program, Intestinal Rehabilitation Program, and Integrative Medicine Program (ThriveGI) in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition.

Dr. Potthoff provides clinical consultation, assessment, and integrated treatment services to children and adolescents with Inflammatory Bowel Disease and other gastrointestinal disorders, specializing in psychological evaluation and treatment as well as health behavior promotion.

Clinical Interests: Pediatric gastroenterological conditions, adjusting to and coping with chronic illness, integrated medicine, health and behavior promotion

Education & Training

Education: PhD in clinical psychology, child and adolescent psychology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL , 2018; MS in clinical psychology, child and adolescent psychology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 2015; BS, in psychology, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2011; BA, in sociology, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2011

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in pediatric psychology on the Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Service at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, 2018-2019; Residency in clinical and pediatric psychology, Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, 2017-2018

Professional Organizations: American Psychological Association; Society of Pediatric Psychology; European Pediatric Psychology Network; North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition; ImproveCareNow

Research

Research Interests: Psychosocial implications of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease, integrated medicine

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