Dr. Sophia Odeh is a licensed clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist. She conducts comprehensive neuropsychological and developmental evaluations of children, adolescents, and young adults. She has experience with a wide range of presenting problems and diagnoses, with a specialization in evaluating developmental disabilities and psychiatric concerns. She also incorporates her neuropsychological training in her work as an executive functioning coach with teenagers and young adults.
Dr. Odeh earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology at DePaul University and received her doctorate in clinical psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She completed her dissertation research on understanding the sensory processing experiences of children and adolescents with Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). She completed clinical training in developmental and neuropsychological assessment at Rush NeuroBehavioral Center and Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center’s Pediatric Developmental Center in Chicago, IL. During this time, she became certified in the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS-2). She also trained at South Campus Therapeutic Day School in Palatine, IL, where she utilized evidence-based treatments for children and adolescents with social and emotional difficulties during their school day and collaborated with teachers and families. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Franciscan Children’s in Boston, MA. During her internship, she provided individual and group therapy and conducted neuropsychological, developmental, and medical review team evaluations. She then completed a two-year pediatric neuropsychology fellowship at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School, where she gained additional expertise in the assessment of complex psychiatric and mood disorders.
Dr. Odeh seeks to create a space in which clients and their families feel safe, connected, and heard. She participated in the Safe Zone Project training to inform and support her work with LGBTQIA+ individuals. As a first-generation Jordanian-American, she also values working with clients and families from ethnically and culturally diverse backgrounds.