Tana Hope, Ph.D.

Tana Hope
Tana Hope
Director, Child and Family Therapy Clinic

Kennedy Krieger Institute
720 Aliceanna Street, Suite 204
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: (443) 923-7458
Email: hope@kennedykrieger.org

Tana Hope is the assistant director Director of Clinical Services at Aliceanna for of the Child and Family Therapy Clinic in the Behavioral Psychology Department of the Kennedy Krieger Institute. She is also an instructor of psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.


Biographical Sketch:

Dr. Hope graduated from Louisiana State University where she received her master's degree and then her doctoral degree in 2001. Her concentration of study was in clinical psychology, both pediatric and adult behavioral medicine. Her minor field of study was in psychopharmacology and school psychology. She completed her pre-doctoral internship training at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Hope has been a licensed psychologist in the state of Maryland since 2003.


Research Summary:

Dr. Hope is a clinical psychologist with special interest in the application of empirically-supported treatments including family therapy (structural, strategic and systemic), cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused therapies. Her primary clinical and research interests include working with families to correct faulty communication and interactional patterns that interfere in family functioning or who have a family member diagnosed with anxiety, depression, Asperger's syndrome, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), exposure to a traumatic event, a school-based learning disorder or difficulties navigating social interactions. Additionally, Dr. Hope is interested in the and the identification of variables influencing differential diagnosis and efficacy of treatments.