Lindsay D. Clendaniel, Ph.D

Photo of Lindsay ClendanielDr. Clendaniel joined PRA in 2013. She specializes in the treatment of children, adolescents and young adults with anxiety and health-related adjustment issues. Dr. Clendaniel has particular expertise in pain management and treatment of functional gastrointestinal illness. She also works with children and families on techniques for health behavior change related to encopresis and weight management.

Dr. Clendaniel utilizes cognitive-behavior therapy techniques in her individual and family work as well as biofeedback and hypnosis. She has presented research at national conferences related to the topic of pain management and has also authored several articles and book chapters related to the management of functional gastrointestinal illness.

In addition to her work with anxiety and health psychology, Dr. Clendaniel is skilled at psycho-educational evaluations for school problems.

After completing her undergraduate work at the University of Delaware, Dr. Clendaniel received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric psychology at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, where she focused on weight management and treatment of functional gastrointestinal illness. Prior to joining Psychological Resource Associates, Dr. Clendaniel worked as a pediatric psychologist at Children's Hospital, New Orleans.