The Kelberman Center welcomes Leah Welchons, PhD, BCBA-D to the position of Senior Psychologist. Dr. Welchons joins the clinical staff of the Kelberman Center after holding the position of Attending Psychologist in the Developmental Medicine Center at Boston Children’s Hospital as well as an academic appointment as an Instructor in Psychology through Harvard Medical School. In addition to her clinical work at Boston Children’s, Dr. Welchons also served as the chair of a committee dedicated to providing training on Autism Spectrum Disorders for hospital personnel.
Dr. Welchons received her doctoral degree from Syracuse University and completed her internship at the May Institute in Randolph, Massachusetts. She completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in the Developmental Medicine Center at Boston Children’s Hospital before joining the staff there.
In her role as Senior Psychologist, Dr. Welchons provides diagnostic evaluations to patients and clinical case support to Kelberman Center staff. In the summer of 2016, Dr. Welchons will transfer her services to the new Kelberman Center clinical offices at 2608 Genesee Street.