Dr. Lindsay Cirincione is a licensed psychologist with the Pediatric Psychology Consultation Program in the Department of Behavioral Psychology at Kennedy Krieger Institute, and the director of psychological services in Kennedy Krieger's Pediatric Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) Clinic. She is the director of outpatient operations and coordinates the provision of psychology services in over 30 medical subspecialty clinics. Dr. Cirincione is also an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.


Dr. Cirincione received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology. She completed her internship and two years of post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric psychology at Kennedy Krieger Institute and The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Cirincione provides training and supervision to doctoral interns and post-doctoral fellows in pediatric psychology.


Dr. Cirincione’s training and research have focused on the development, evaluation, and provision of interventions to promote coping and adjustment to acute and chronic medical conditions and associated treatments for youth and their families. Specific research interests include concussion, headache, dysautonomia, and brain injury. Dr. Cirincione’s professional mission is to increase access to mental health care for children and families in medical settings.


Cirincione, L., Nelson, A., Slifer, K., & Paasch, V. (2017) Anxiety symptoms and their correlates in adolescents with mild traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury. 31 (6-7), 719-1017.

Paasch, V., Nelson, A., Slifer, K., & Cirincione, L. (2017) Assessing depressive symptoms and their correlates in a sample of adolescents with mTBI. Brain Injury. 31 (6-7), 719-1017.

Griffin, A., Gilleland, J., Johnson, A., Cummings, L., New, T., Brailey, T., Eckman, J., & Osunkwo, I. (2013) Applying a developmental-ecological framework to sickle cell disease transition. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 1 (2).

Cummings, L. J., (2011). Profound mental retardation. In S. Goldstein & J. Naglieri(Eds.). Encyclopedia of Child Behavior and Development. New York, NY: Springer.

Cummings, L. J., (2011). Severe mental retardation. In S. Goldstein & J. Naglieri (Eds.).Encyclopedia of Child Behavior and Development. New York, NY: Springer.

Fontenot, M. B., Galentine, D. M., & Cummings, L. J. (2004) Fostering procedures for orphaned infants in a breeding colony of African Green monkeys. Contemporary Topics in Animal Laboratory Science, 43 (5), 41-43.