Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

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Stephon Proctor

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
3440 Market Street, Suite 200, Room 216
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
B.A. (Psychology)
University of Michigan, 2005.
M.S. (Clinical Psychology)
The Pennsylvania State University, 2007.
Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology)
The Pennsylvania State University, 2010.
Post-Graduate Training
Clinical/Pediatric Psychology Intern, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, 2010-2011.
Post-doctoral Forensic Psychology Fellow, Hackensack Medical University Center, Hackensack, NJ, 2011-2012.
Post-doctoral Fellow in Pediatric Psychology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, 2012-2013.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Proctor is a clinical child psychologist specializing in the evaluation and treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), disruptive behavior disorders, and anxiety disorders. He has experience treating children through various interventions including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), parent management training (PMT), exposure and response prevention (ERP).

Dr. Proctor’s approach to therapy is to use empirically-supported interventions and to work closely with children’s caregivers and teachers to improve children’s functioning at home and school.

Description of Other Expertise

Behavioral Health Informatics. Epic Systems, Qlikview, and SQL.

Selected Publications

Stephen Soffer, Ph.D., O’Nisha Lawrence, M.D., Jason Lewis, Ph.D., Stephon Proctor, Ph.D., & Abigail Zisk : Improving Suicide Risk Assessment Processes in Pediatric Outpatient Behavioral Health Poster presented at The American Association of Suicidality, Washington, DC April 2018.

Soffer, Stephen, Ph.D., Lawrence , O’Nisha, M.D., Lewis , Jason, Ph.D., & Proctor Stephon, Ph.D.: : Improving suicide risk assessment process in behavioral health. Poster presented at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Patient Safety Day Symposium, Philadelphia, PA May 2017.

Proctor, S. N.: Five Tips for Parenting a Perfectionist. Children’s Hospital Health Tip of the Week March 2016.

Soffer, S., Kim, A., Proctor, S. N., Williams, N., Thompson, M., Curran, E: Improving patient care handoffs in outpatient behavioral health. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Patient Safety Day Symposium, Philadelphia, PA February 2015.

Soffer, S., Kim, A., Proctor, S. N., Williams, N., Thompson, M., Curran, E: Improving patient care handoffs in outpatient behavioral health. Poster presented at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Patient Safety Day Symposium, Philadelphia, PA February 2015.

Power, T., Proctor, S.N: Helping kids with ADHD make the transition for the start of school. Interview by Ronnie Robinson for Montgomery News July 2013.

Power, T., Proctor, S.N.: : Helping kids with ADHD make the transition for the start of school. Montgomery News July 2013.

Proctor, S. N., Meadows, T: The effect of psychopharmacology training and integrated mental health care interventions on primary care providers’ medication prescriptions to youth. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology National Conference in Pediatric Psychology, New Orleans, LA April 2013.

Proctor, S. N., Meadows, T: The effect of psychopharmacology training and integrated mental health care interventions on primary care providers’ medication prescriptions to youth. Society of Pediatric Psychology National Conference in Pediatric Psychology, New Orleans, LA April 2013 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Proctor, S.N: Fostering awareness and responsiveness to child sexual abuse. Audio-Digest Psychology 2(2), April 2013.

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