Dr. Monn has worked with children and families for over 15 years as a teacher, caregiver, researcher, and clinician. Dr. Monn received her doctorate in Child Psychology from the University of Minnesota, where she received specialized training in developmental psychology at the Institute of Child Development. She completed her clinical internship at the Child Study Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.
Dr. Monn takes a collaborative, family-centered approach to treatment, with an emphasis on evidence-based practice. She prioritizes working closely with caregivers and their children to identify and support existing strengths and develop new coping strategies. Dr. Monn especially values supporting families through periods of adjustment and transition, including changes in family structure (parental divorce or separation, birth of a new sibling), transitioning to a new home or school, and incidents of stress or trauma.
Dr. Monn is a certified Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) provider. PCIT is an evidence-based treatment for children with ADHD and/or other forms of disruptive behavior. She enjoys helping children and adolescents with ADHD discover their unique talents and address challenges at home and in school. Additionally, Dr. Monn has experience treating children and adolescents with anxiety and mood issues, using a combination of cognitive behavioral and mindfulness-based approaches.
Dr. Monn looks forward to meeting your family and working together to help your child and your family as a whole reach their full potential. In her free time, Dr. Monn enjoys hiking, reading, going to concerts, and spending time with her husband, son, and three dogs.