Diane Chen, PhD | Pediatric Psychologist
Diane Chen, PhD, is a medical psychologist in the Division of Adolescent Medicine and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She specializes in treating mood, anxiety and behavioral disorders using evidence-based individual, group and family psychotherapeutic approaches with gender- and sex-diverse youth. Dr. Chen regularly staffs the multidisciplinary Gender Development Clinic for transgender and gender-diverse youth and the Sex Development Clinic for youth with differences in sex development. She is actively involved in the clinical and academic endeavors of the Pediatric/Adolescent Gender and Sex Diversity Fertility Working Group. Her research examines health behavior, mental health, gender identity development and clinical decision-making among gender - and sex-diverse children, adolescents, and youth adults and their families.
Dr. Chen received her PhD (2012) and MA (2008) from Temple University, her BA (2004) from the University of Michigan, and completed her internship (2012) and post-doctoral training (2013) in clinical child and pediatric psychology at Lurie Children’s.