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Claire Coyne, Ph.D.


Claire Coyne is a psychologist who joined the Center for Childhood Resilience in 2015. She collaborates with community organizations and schools to promote the use of evidence-based interventions and trauma-informed practices. Her clinical training and work has focused broadly on providing evidence-based treatment for at-risk youth and their families, including youth exposed to childhood trauma and gender-nonconforming and transgender youth.

Dr. Coyne is a member of the Lurie Children’s Trauma Team and provides trauma-related outpatient services to children and adolescents referred to the hospital due to exposure to traumatic violence, physical or sexual abuse, or neglect. She is also part of the Lurie Children’s Gender and Sex Development Program (GSDP), a multidisciplinary team designed to support the physical and psychosocial health of children and adolescents throughout gender identity development. In addition, Dr. Coyne is an Assistant Professor at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.

Dr. Coyne graduated from the Clinical Science Program in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University. She completed her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship at Lurie Children’s Hospital.

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