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Education & Training

  • PHD, Clinical Psychology, 1995
    Duke University
  • Internship Program, Clinical, 1995
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • MA, 1990
    Duke University
  • BA, Psychology, English, 1987
    Barnard College

National Provider ID: 1952495731


Biography

Lisa Efron, Ph.D., specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children with behavioral disorders. She directs the Hyperactivity, Attention, and Learning Problems (HALP) Clinic, which is an evaluation clinic for children between the ages of 4 and 18 who are grappling with school problems. The HALP Clinic is located at the Northern Virginia Outpatient Center. Dr. Efron also serves as the Director of Training for Professional Psychology at Children’s National Health System. She is very involved with training psychology graduate students, interns, and fellows, many of whom rotate through the HALP Clinic. She is involved in clinical research and has presented and published widely on a variety of issues pertaining to children’s mental health.

Effects of Maternal Stimulant Medication on Observed Parenting in MotherChild Dyads with ADHD

(2010) Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology

Efficacy of OROS Methylphenidate for mothers with ADHD Preliminary effects on ADHD symptoms and parenting

(2008) Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

Efficacy of OROS Methylphenidate for mothers with ADHD Preliminary effects on ADHD symptoms and parenting

(2008) Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

Efficacy of OROS Methylphenidate for mothers with ADHD Preliminary effects on ADHD symptoms and parenting

(2008) Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

TV Coverage of Tragedies What is the Impact on Children

(2008) Indian Pediatrics