Laura Gould, BS, CCLS

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Laura Gould, BS, CCLS, is a child life specialist in the Department of Radiology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Radiology, Day Surgery, Developmentally-appropriate preparation and medical play, Working with youth in foster care, Bereavement support for children who have had a loved one die by suicide, Athletics for children/young adults with physical and/or developmental needs
Locations: Main Hospital; Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training


Child Life Internship - Georgetown University Hospital, Washington DC

Board Certification

Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS)

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Psychology Child-Life, Utica College, Utica, NY

Additional Training

Masters Certificate, Infant-Toddler Mental Health, Arcadia University, Glenside, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Child Life Specialist

Departments and Services

Leadership and Memberships

Member, Association of Child Life Professionals