Molly Daffner-Deming, PhD
Dr. Molly Daffner-Deming is a Staff Psychologist at the Center for Effective Therapy. She earned her Ph.D. in School Psychology at Lehigh University and her B.A. in Psychology and Theology from Georgetown University. She completed her predoctoral internship at the Baker Center for Children and Families and postdoctoral fellowship at Mass General Lurie Center for Autism.
Dr. Daffner-Deming focuses her practice on promoting the physical and mental health of children with various presenting concerns through empirically supported assessment and interventions. She has conducted neuropsychological, diagnostic, and psychoeducational testing across settings. She also has significant training and experience implementing evidence-based approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Modular Approach to Therapy for Children with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma or Conduct Problems (MATCH-ADTC), Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), and Organizational Skills Training (OST). In addition to treating children and adolescents directly, she has worked within multidisciplinary teams to provide consultation to families so that they may best support their child and navigate his or her complex systems of care with greater ease. Dr. Daffner-Deming is especially interested in identifying methods to foster interdisciplinary and cross-system collaboration to support children and families during major developmental transition periods.