Meghan Tomb, PhD

Expertise in: 
Child Psychiatry / Psychology, Learning Disabilities, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Psychology
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Overview

Meghan Tomb is an Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and Clinical Director of the Promise Program at Columbia.

Dr. Tomb is a child and adolescent psychologist and neuropsychologist. She specializes in comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations of children, adolescents, and young adults with learning, language, attention/executive function, developmental disabilities, and complex medical issues affecting neurocognitive functioning. Evaluations are completed within a developmental framework and often include assessment of social-emotional functioning and co-occurring psychiatric concerns. Her work includes providing ongoing recommendations and consultation for families and educators in developing and implementing appropriate academic, social, and behavioral interventions for children who are evaluated.

Prior to pursuing her PhD, Dr. Tomb worked for a number of years in a research capacity assisting in the implementation, training, and evaluation of effective clinical practices in school-based mental health centers in New York City. She later received her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Vermont, where she specialized in childhood and adolescent mental health disorders. She completed her clinical training at Columbia University Irving Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital with a focus on individual and group treatment for anxiety and depression as well as school-based interventions for childhood mental health disorders, particularly children placed within a special education setting. Following her doctoral training, she completed a fellowship in neuropsychology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, and she is currently faculty in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at CUIMC. She sees children and families through the Promise Program as well as Faculty Practice. She supervises trainees in neuropsychological evaluation and psychotherapy and she is a co-mentor for the DeHirsch-Robinson Research Fellow in neuropsychology.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Child and Adolescent Psychology
  • Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Mental Health
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Neuropsychological Testing
  • Neuropsychology Evaluation
  • Panic Disorder
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Problems
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Stress Management
  • Work-Related Stress

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Associate Clinical Director, PROMISE at Columbia

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

CUMC/Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute
635 West 165th Street
New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • NYP Employee Plan

UnitedHealthcare

  • Behavioral Health Columbia University Employee Plan

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • BA, 2001 Biology and Psychology double major and pre-med, Wesleyan University
  • PhD, 2011 Psychology, University of Vermont