Dr. Molly Colvin is a clinical neuropsychologist who provides services across the lifespan. She has a deep understanding of brain-behavior relationships and development, having trained as both a clinical psychologist and as a cognitive neuroscientist with experience in neuroimaging. She is board certified in clinical neuropsychology with subspecialty certification in pediatric neuropsychology.
Dr. Colvin is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School and on staff at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). At MGH, she is co-director of the Harvard Partners Consortium in Clinical Neuropsychology Fellowship and has received multiple teaching awards. She has active research projects aimed to understand the needs of individuals who have neurodevelopmental and genetic conditions, with specific expertise in pediatric-onset movement disorders.
Dr. Colvin holds positions within regional and national professional organizations. She has been involved in establishing clinical care guidelines for pediatric patients, including co-chairing a committee convened by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to revise psychosocial care guidelines for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. She has published journal articles and book chapters on ADHD, learning, and psychiatric disorders in pediatric patients and lectured on the importance of accurately identifying neurodevelopmental disorders in adulthood.
Education and Clinical Training
Wellesley College, B.A. Psychobiology (1998)
Dartmouth College, Ph.D. Cognitive Neuroscience (2005)
Suffolk University, Respecialization in Clinical Psychology (2007)
Massachusetts General Hospital, Internship in Clinical Psychology (Neuropsychology Track, 2006-7)
Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology (2007-8)
Staff Neuropsychologist, Massachusetts General Hospital (2008- present)
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School (2008- present)
Private Practice (part-time, 2009-present)
Licensure and Certification
Licensed Psychologist in Massachusetts (2008-present)
Licensed Health Service Provider in Massachusetts (2008-present)
Diplomate in Clinical Neuropsychology, American Board of Professional Psychology
Subspecialty Certification in Pediatric Neuropsychology, American Board of Professional Psychology
Memberships in Professional Societies
American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN)
American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN)
American Psychology Association (APA)
Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (SCN/Division 40)
International Neuropsychological Society (INS)
Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society