Lynn Monnat, PhD

Phone: 1-512-324-0029

Education

The University of Texas at Austin, PhD, School Psychology

The University of Texas at Austin, MA, School Psychology


Residency/Fellowship

Internship, Trauma-Focused Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, UC Davis Children’s Hospital

Fellowship, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, Texas Child Study Center

Clinical Biography

Lynn Monnat, PhD, is a licensed psychologist in UT Health Austin Pediatric Psychiatry at Dell Children’s. She specializes in providing evidence-based therapies for traumatized youth and young children and their caregivers who are struggling with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms and disruptive behaviors; and in early identification and intervention for youth at risk for the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Additionally, Dr. Monnat is an assistant professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

Dr. Monnat earned both her doctorate and master’s in school psychology from The University of Texas at Austin. She completed an internship in clinical child and adolescent psychology at UC Davis Children’s Hospital and a fellowship in cognitive behavioral therapy and parent-child interaction therapy at the Texas Child Study Center, both of which focused on trauma assessment and intervention and the provision of parent-child interaction therapy. She is trained in providing trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy for traumatized youth and their caregivers and is a PCIT International Certified Level 1 Trainer.

Dr. Monnat’s research interests include treatment adherence and outcomes in evidence-based interventions as well as early identification and intervention for youth and families at risk of developing PTSD. She has collaborated with other departments within Dell Children’s Medical Center in the implementation of PTSD-risk screenings and provision of early comprehensive assessment and intervention. She also trains psychology students, interns, and fellows in empirically supported treatments.

Specializations

  • Anxiety/depression
  • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Disruptive behavior disorders
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Board Certification

  • Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council, Licensed Psychologist