Robyn J. Cohen, PhD
Dr. Robyn J. Cohen, PhD is a developmental neuropsychologist specializing in the evaluation of pediatric and young adult patients in both clinical and forensic settings. She holds a doctoral degree in clinical psychology with a concentration in neuropsychology from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, IL. Her internship was completed at the University of Miami/Jackson Hospital in Pediatric Neuropsychology & Rehabilitation. Her post-doctoral fellowship was completed in life-span neuropsychology under the supervision of Dr. Patrick Gorman in Winter Park, FL.
Prior to obtaining her doctorate, Dr. Cohen graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rollins College in Winter Park, FL. She became a certified behavior analyst upon graduation from Rollins College and worked extensively with children and adults with autism before beginning her graduate studies. At Rosalind Franklin University, she was awarded the Christine Lauro Award for excellence in the research and practice of psychology. Her dissertation and publications have primarily focused on the neurocognitive correlates of obsessive compulsive disorder.
Dr. Cohen has received intensive training in both developmental and neuropsychological assessment across the entire lifespan. She also has extensive leadership experience in both residential and hospital settings, and has conducted publicly funded research, evaluation and treatment with juvenile sex offenders and victims. After completing her post-doctoral fellowship, Dr. Cohen pioneered a new pediatric neuropsychology service line at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in 2010. She was promoted to department chair in 2013 and transitioned to private practice in 2015 in order to spend more time with her family. She has served as an expert neuropsychologist witness numerous times in both criminal and civil litigation cases, for both plaintiff and defense. Dr. Cohen’s clinical expertise covers the evaluation of traumatic brain injury/concussion, epilepsy, ADHD, OCD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, learning disabilities, brain tumors, stroke, dementias, and other neurologic and psychiatric disorders.