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William J. Hansen, PhD

Staff Psychologist, Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology

Phone: 513-636-4336

Email: william.hansen@cchmc.org

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Specialties

Aspergers disorder; ADHD; depression; anxiety; eating disorders; childhood obesity; and children and adolescents who have experienced trauma.

Biography

William Hansen, PhD, attended Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, Illinois. He graduated with his Bachelor's of Arts in psychology with Special Honors for his thesis titled “A Principled Approach to Negotiation”.

From there he earned a Master's Degree in psychology in 1987 from the California School of Professional Psychology in Fresno. Dr. Hansen completed a pre-doctoral internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in Hartford Connecticut in 1988, then returned to Fresno to complete his PhD in 1992.

Following his doctorate, Dr. Hansen did a year long post-doctoral fellowship at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Santa Rosa California. He took his first job at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

In 1998 Dr. Hansen moved to Cincinnati, and began working at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Eastgate Satellite as a staff psychologist. From 2001 until 2008 Dr. Hansen worked at the University of Cincinnati as a staff psychologist to further his experience with working with children, adolescents and adults. In September of 2008 he returned to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center as a staff psychologist, and worked at the Winslow Campus.

Education and Training

PhD: California School of Professional Psychology, 1992.

Internship: Mount Sinai Hospital, Hartford CT, 1988.

Fellowship: Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Santa Rosa CA, 1993.