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Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Psychology, 2017
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • PHD, 2015
    Arizona State University
  • Internship, Clinical Psychology, 2015
    Children's National Medical Center
  • BA, 2006
    Brandeis University

National Provider ID: 1144761024


Shayna Coburn, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Children's National Hospital and associate professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Dr. Coburn is in charge of psychosocial services in the Celiac Disease Program, which offers consultations and empirically-supported interventions to help families navigate the challenges of diagnosis and management of the gluten-free diet. She is also contributing to the local and national celiac disease community through her development of support and coping skills groups, educational programming, advocacy and research.

Her areas of expertise include coping and resilience in families with chronic illness, improving dietary adherence and promoting positive and constructive doctor-patient communication. Dr. Coburn earned her Ph.D. at Arizona State University and completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She was a psychology intern at Children's National and is honored to be back as a faculty member.