Neurodevelopmental disabilities; multicultural issues of neuropsychology; quality improvement; readability of neuropsychological reports
Christian von Thomsen, PsyD, is a pediatric neuropsychologist in the Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. After completing his German degree of Diplom-Psychologe, Dr. von Thomsen was awarded a Psy.D. in clinical psychology from Loyola College in Maryland. He completed his internship training at the Kennedy Krieger Institute / Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 2008. Dr. von Thomsen completed his postdoctoral residency at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 2010.
Since joining the Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology staff in September 2010, Dr. von Thomsen has concentrated on his primary professional role as a clinician.
Dr. von Thomsen provides comprehensive neuropsychological assessments to children referred by primary care providers and diverse medical specialties including: neurology, hematology, oncology, neurorehabilitation, neurosurgery, and others. He is currently coordinating a quality improvement project regarding the collaboration with Cincinnati Children's School Reentry Program.
Education and Training
PsyD: Loyola College, Maryland, 2008.
Internship: Kennedy Krieger Institute / Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Maryland, 2008.
Residency: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2010.
Zabel TA, von Thomsen CS, Cole C, Martin R, Mahone EM. Reliability concerns in the repeated computerized assessment of attention in children. The Clinical Neuropsychologist. 2009;23(7):1213-1231.
von Thomsen CS, Gallup L, Llorente AM. Intellectual abilities: An introduction to theoretical and applied assessment considerations. In AM Llorente (Ed.), An Introduction to Neuropsychological Assessment with Hispanics: Theory and Clinical Practice. New York: Springer, 2007.