Christian S. von Thomsen, PsyD

Neuropsychologist, Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology

Academic Affiliation

Phone 513-636-4336


Neurodevelopmental disabilities; multicultural issues of neuropsychology; quality improvement; readability of neuropsychological reports

Christian von Thomsen, PsyD, is a pediatric neuropsychologist in 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 PsyD 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.

PsyD: Loyola College, Columbia, MD, 2008.

Internship: Kennedy Krieger Institute / Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Boston, MD, 2008.

Residency: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 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.

Book Chapters

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.