Laurie G. Thompson, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

225 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60611

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Dr. Thompson works primarily with the Neurology Division to support patients with Functional Neurological Disorders and adjustment related to neurological diagnoses. She also works with the Endocrinology Division with patients with Type 1 Diabetes around issues of coping, adherence, and co-occurring depressive and anxiety symptoms.

Clinical Interests

Functional Neurological Disorder, Type 1 Diabetes, Chronic health conditions, mood disorders


Education & Training

Education: Kansas University Medical Center (PhD), Lawrence, KS, 2016; Kansas University Medical Center (MA), Lawrence, KS, 2013; Smith College (BA), Northampton, MA, 2008

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in pediatric psychology, La Rabida Children's Hospital, 2016-2017; Internship in clinical and pediatric psychology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 2015-2016

Professional Organizations: Society for Pediatric Psychology