We are so excited to announce that Pediatric Neuropsychologist Dr. Caroline Ba has started her practice at Pediatrics of Arlington!
Dr. Caroline Ba is a pediatric neuropsychologist who specializes in the assessment and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g., ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, learning disabilities, etc.) and acquired difficulties with attention, learning, and executive functioning (e.g., concussion, pre-term birth, epilepsy, etc.).
Dr. Ba completed a two-year, APPCN postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology/autism at Children’s National Medical Center and an APA-accredited pediatric psychology internship at Eastern Virginia Medical Center. Her clinical experiences also include specialty training in autism/developmental disorders, behavioral sleep medicine, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, child psychology, and community mental health at Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins University, Children’s National, and George Washington University. Dr. Ba obtained a master’s degree and doctorate in clinical psychology from George Washington University, a master’s degree in public policy from George Mason University, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from George Mason University.
She is the recipient of the prestigious American Psychological Association (APA) Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Postdoctoral Award. She was also selected for the APA MFP’s Psychology Summer Institute for research and program development training. Dr. Luong-Tran has research experience in the areas of autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, executive functioning intervention, prematurity, resilience in chronic illness, Alzheimer’s disease, and cultural research. She has co-authored several peer-reviewed papers and has presented her research at numerous international, national, and regional conferences. She enjoys teaching and training students, and is a faculty member of the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis and guest lecturer for local universities and institutions.
Dr. Ba is highly committed to community service and issues related to neurodiversity and cultural diversity. Prior to her career in psychology, Dr. Ba worked as specialist in refugee resettlement and was the co-founder/director of a non-profit organization serving youths and families from disadvantaged backgrounds. She was also the producer of a Vietnamese mental health television program. Dr. Ba has provided numerous free workshops for the local community, and she intends to continue serving families in the local community.
Please call 202-643-6463 to set up an appointment with Dr. Caroline Ba.