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Staff Psychologist, Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology



About Me


Beverly H. Smolyansky, PhD, completed her graduate training in child clinical psychology at the University of Cincinnati. Her internship training was at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo. It included training on inpatient psychiatry units for children and adolescents, group therapy training, and college counseling center experience.

Dr. Smolyansky's fellowship training is in developmental disorders and was completed at the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Her fellowship focused on therapy and assessment in children with a range of developmental disorders.

Dr. Smolyansky has been in practice in Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology at Cincinnati Children's for more than 13 years. As a staff clinical psychologist, Dr. Smolyansky's sees patients generally under age 8 for ADHD evaluations, psychological assessments, OCD assessment and treatment, parent training, and general behavioral management issues.

Clinical Interests

Parent training; behavior management; individual and group therapy; psychological testing


Behavioral Medicine

Cincinnati Children's Blog

Learn the 4 Ws of Positive Praise To Change Behaviors in Kids

BlogChild Development and Behavior

Learn the 4 Ws of Positive Praise To Change Behaviors in Kids

By Beverly H. Smolyansky, PhD1/15/2020


BlogChild Development and Behavior

Lying in Younger Kids: Why it Happens and What to Do About It

By Beverly H. Smolyansky, PhD8/14/2019

Misconceptions about ObsessiveCompulsive Disorder OCD in Kids

BlogChild Development and Behavior

Misconceptions about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in Kids

By Beverly H. Smolyansky, PhD5/8/2019

My Locations

My Education

BA: Denison University; Granville, Ohio, 1989.

MA: University of Cincinnati; Cincinnati, Ohio, 1992.

PhD: University of Cincinnati; Cincinnati, Ohio, 1995.

Internship: Northwest Ohio Consortium for Internship Training in Professional Psychology; Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, 1995.

Fellowship: Developmental Disorders, Cincinnati Center for Developmental Disorders, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1996.

Certification: Clinical Psychology, Ohio State Board of Psychology, 1996.

My Publications

Inter professional teamwork: A case study examining the practice patterns and perceptions of pediatric psychologists. Ernst, M; Filigno, SS; Cortina, S; Byars, K; Guilfoyle, S; McClure, J; Smolyansky, B; Kichler, J; Pai, A. 2017; 2:1-9.

Effects of an 8-Session Behavioral Parent Training Group for Parents of Children With ADHD on Child Impairment and Parenting Confidence. Loren, RE A; Vaughn, AJ; Langberg, JM; Cyran, JE M; Proano-Raps, T; Smolyansky, BH; Tamm, L; Epstein, JN. Journal of Attention Disorders. 2015; 19:158-166.