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Lydia R. Barhight, Ph.D.

Lydia R. Barhight, Ph.D.

Lydia Barhight, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist on the cleft and craniofacial team at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago. Prior to joining the team at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago, Dr. Barhight was a pediatric psychologist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and Children’s Hospital Colorado, where she served in their rehabilitation departments.

She has expertise in research, program development, consultation and clinical treatment services for children and adolescents with acute and chronic medical conditions. Dr. Barhight has also authored multiple articles on children’s peer relations and has a particular interest in bullying prevention and intervention.

Dr. Barhight is a member of the American Psychological Association, Society of Pediatric Psychology, and  National Register of Health Service Psychologists. She enjoys yoga, knitting, reading, and spending time with her husband and two daughters.


  • Undergraduate, BA, psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, Mass.
  • Graduate, Ph.D., clinical psychology, University of Delaware, Newark, Del.