GRADUATE SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Amanda (Graham) Conrad graduated from Hamilton High School in 2003. She majored in Psychology at the University of Cincinnati, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 2007. She then worked at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, The Center for ADHD and Neuropsychology for several years working on research projects, developing and evaluating the effectiveness of organizational and executive functioning supports for students with ADHD in schools. In 2010 Amanda moved to Pittsburgh, PA to pursue a doctoral degree in School Psychology. She received her master’s degree in Child Psychology in 2011, followed by her Psy.D. (Doctor of Psychology) degree in School Psychology at Duquesne University, during which she gained clinical and school experience at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, as well as a variety of school districts.
Amanda completed her doctoral internship at an urban public school district, as well as with a private practice neuropsychologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, graduating in 2014. Following her internship and doctoral graduation, Amanda returned to Hamilton, Ohio and is a School Psychologist at Hamilton High School. Amanda enjoys being back home in Hamilton, Ohio and being able to implement change for students and families in her hometown.