Emily B. Edelson, PsyD

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Emily B. Edelson, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in the Center for Management of ADHD and Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Organizational skills training, Education and advocacy, Human sexuality and adolescence
Locations: Specialty Care, Market Street; Center for Advanced Behavioral Healthcare
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Undergraduate Degree

BA, Psychology - Haverford College, Haverford, PA

Graduate Degree

Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.), Widener University, Chester, PA

Master of Education in Human Sexuality (M.Ed.), Widener University, Chester, PA

Master in the Science of Teaching, Specialization in Students with Disabilities, Pace University, New York, NY

Titles and Academic Titles

Psychologist I

Departments and Services


Posters and Presentations

Speaking Events


“Collaborative and Proactive Solutions: A New Approach to Behavioral Problem-Solving,” November 2018 Garnet Valley School District Faculty Presentation


“Understanding Our Students with Anxiety, Depression and Trauma,” November 2017 Garnet Valley School District Paraprofessional In-service Training Series


“Stress Management and Preparing for Midterms,” October 2013, February 2014 Widener Academic Support Services Workshop Series, Chester, PA

Leadership and Memberships

Delaware County Association of School Psychologists (DCASP)

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

Pennsylvania Psychological Association (PPA)

Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists (PSCP)