Ana DiRago, Ph.D.

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Co-Director of Assessment Clinic, Adjunct Faculty

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Teaching and/or Research Emphasis and Interest Areas: 

Psychological and personality assessment, neuropsychology, forensic assessment, supervision


Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (2012)  

M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (2008)  

B.S., Psychology, Brown University (2003)

Dr. DiRago is a bilingual (Spanish) licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in diagnostic assessments (psychological, neuropsychological, educational) of individuals across the lifespan. She is Clinical Faculty at the Stanford School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and is lead psychologist of the Program and Psychiatry and the Law. She is Adjunct Faculty in the Palo Alto University Ph.D. program where she teaches Child Assessment. She is the instructor for the PGSP-Stanford Consortium’s Personality and Psychopathology Assessment course. In her private practice, she serves children and adults with a wide range of presenting concerns.
Dr. DiRago was co-director of the Assessment Clinic at Palo Alto University’s Gronowski Center. In addition to providing administrative oversight, she supervised advanced doctoral students on the evaluation of adults and children. Prior to her appointments at Stanford University and PAU, Dr. DiRago worked at Children's Health Council where she led multidisciplinary team evaluations for children and adolescents suspected of having severe and complex psychopathology, developmental disabilities, disruptive behavior disorders, learning disabilities, in-utero exposure to substances and/or autism spectrum disorder. She also conducted juvenile court ordered evaluations for San Mateo County.


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