Dina Karvounides, PsyD, is a psychologist with the Pediatric Headache Program at The Children’s Hospital pf Philadelphia. Dr. Karvounides has many years of experience working with children and adolescents with chronic pain conditions. She utilizes alternative treatment methods such as cognitive behavioral therapy and relaxation strategies to help children and adolescents manage the effects that headaches can have on daily living.

Dr. Karvounides strives to help children and adolescents with chronic pain to understand the mind-body connection to pain by empowering each child to actively manage symptoms with the goal of improving quality of life.


Education and Training


Connecticut Children’s Medical Center/Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT


Pediatric Pain and Trauma – Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH

Chronic Pain in Children – Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Graduate Degree

PsyD, Clinical Psychology – Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL

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