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Tana Hope, Ph.D.
Kennedy Krieger Institute
720 Aliceanna Street, Suite 204
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: (443) 923-7458
Tana Hope is the assistant director 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.
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.
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 who have a family member diagnosed with anxiety, depression, Asperger's syndrome or exposure to a traumatic event and the identification of variables influencing differential diagnosis and efficacy of treatment. In working with trauma exposed individuals, modalities of family therapy, trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy and EMDR are utilized.