Dawn V. DeBrocco, PsyD

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Dawn V. DeBrocco, PsyD, is a Psychologist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training


Postdoctoral Fellowship - New Connections Academy, Palatine, IL

Additional Training

Clinical Psychology Practicum - Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL

Clinical Psychology Practicum - TMS Psychological Services, Oak Park, IL

Clinical Psychology Practicum - Kane County Diagnostic Center, Batavia, IL

Certificate of Completion, Intermediate Spanish for the Healthcare Professional

Beck Initiative Cognitive Therapy training

Cognitive Therapy Informed Supervisor Training

Board Certification

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Certification

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Psychology - University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Graduate Degree

PsyD in Clinical Psychology - Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL

MA in Psychology - Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL

Titles and Academic Titles


Departments and Services


Posters and Presentations

Cupp C, DeBrocco DV, Walton D, Wesner M. Integrating spirituality into the treatment plan. Survivors of trauma: Reflections from the inpatient setting. Panel discussion presented at: the Department of Behavioral Health and Disabilities Services of Philadelphia’s Faith & Spiritual Affairs Conference, 2014 Apr; Philadelphia, PA.

DeBrocco DV, Schultz TM, Ney R. A Literature Review of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Childhood Absence Epilepsy. Presented at the 2009 Illinois Psychological Association Convention “Scaling the Peak of Successful Psychological Practice.” Department of Behavioral Medicine, Midwestern University; 2009; Downers Grove, IL.  

Awards and Honors

2012, National Psychologist Trainee Register Credentialing Scholarship Recipient

2011, Practitioner Scholarship Project, passed with distinction

2008, Outstanding Community Service Award, Behavioral Medicine Club

2007 – 2008, Outstanding Leadership and Service as the Vice President of Behavioral Medicine Club

Leadership and Memberships

2015- present, Member, National Association of Professional Women

2014 – present, Member, Pennsylvania Psychologist Association

2007 – present, Member, American Psychological Association