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Dr. Dinklage grew up on Cape Cod and obtained his A.B. in Psychology and Social Relations, cum laude, at Harvard University. He earned his Ph.D. in Clinical and Developmental Psychology with Dr. Paul E. Meehl at the University of Minnesota. He completed internships in general clinical psychology at the Minneapolis Veterans Administration Hospital and The Children's Hospital in Boston. He did his Post Doctoral Training in Neuropsychology with Jane Holmes Bernstein at The Children's Hospital in Boston as well. After working for the Somerville Public Schools and with Russell Barkley at UMASS Medical Center, Dr. Dinklage joined The Cambridge Hospital where he became the Director of Neuropsychology. He is a former President of the Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society.

After 15 years full time with the hospital and Harvard Medical School, Dr. Dinklage expanded his private practice and founded Dinklage Associates in 2004. He remains a supervisor in neuropsychology at The Cambridge Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Dinklage has trained many neuropsychologists, taught interns, residents, and fellows. He has directed numerous courses through The Cambridge Hospital Series, and written articles, book chapters, and presentations on the broad topics of learning disabilities, attention problems and differential diagnosis.

Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)


1986 Ph.D. University of Minnesota
     Clinical and Developmental Psychology

1979 A.B. Harvard University
     cum laude, Psychology and Social Relations

Professional Training:

1986-87 Post-doctoral Fellow in Neuropsychology
     The Children's Hospital
     Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

1984-85 Pre-doctoral Intern in Psychology (APA approved)
     The Children's Hospital/Judge Baker Guidance Center
     Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

1981-83 Pre-doctoral Intern in Psychology (APA approved)
     Veterans Administration Hospital, Minneapolis, MN

Professional Experience:

2004- Founder- Dinklage Associates
     9 Court Street #2
     Arlington , MA

2005-09 Senior Consultant in Neuropsychology
     Cambridge Health Alliance

1995-2005 Director of Neuropsychology
     Cambridge Health Alliance

1992-2001 Co-director of Training in Child Psychology
     The Cambridge Hospital

1989-95 Director of Neuropsychology and Education
     Child Assessment Unit
     The Cambridge Hospital

2016-18 Teaching Associate in Psychology
     Harvard Medical School

1989-2015 Clinical Instructor in Psychology
     Harvard Medical School

1988-89 Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Pediatrics
     University of Massachusetts Medical School

1987-88 Clinical Psychologist
     Somerville Public Schools

Membership in Professional Organizations:

American Psychological Association
     International Neuropsychological Society
     Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society
     1998 Board of Directors, MNS, 2001-02 President

Licensed Psychologist in Massachusetts and Rhode Island


Muller, R.T., Goebel-Fabbri, A.E., Diamond, T., Dinklage, D. (2000) Social support and the relationship between family and community violence exposure and psychopathology among high risk adolescents. Child Abuse and Neglect, 24, 449-64.

Kales, S.N., Dinklage, D., Dickey, J, Goldman, R. (1997). Paranoid psychosis after exposure to cyanide. Archives of Environmental Health, 52, 245-6

Dinklage, D. (1994). Neurodevelopmental disorders and therapeutic interventions with children. In J.M. Ellison, Cheryl Weinstein, and Teresa Hodel-Malinofsky (Ed), The psychotherapist's guide to neuropsychiatric patients: Diagnostic and treatment issues. American Psychiatric Press, Washington, D.C.

Dinklage, D. and Grodzinsky, G. (1993). Neuropsychological deficits in severely sexually abused children. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 15, 81 (abstract).

Dinklage, D. and Barkley, R. (1992). Disorders of attention in children. In S.J. Segalowitz and I. Rapin (Ed), Handbook of Neuropsychology, Volume 7, (pp. 279-305). Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Dinklage, D., Kantor, K., and Grodzinsky, G. (1992). Developmental aspects of the immediate recall of the Rey figure: Incidental versus intentional recall. Journal of Experimental and Clinical Neuropsychology, 14, 110 (abstract).

Dinklage, D. (1991). Neuropsychological and neurological findings in latency age children reporting auditory hallucinations. Journal of Experimental and Clinical Neuropsychology, 13, 101 (abstract).

Waber, D., Gioia, G., Paccia, J., Sherman, B., Dinklage, D. et al (1991). Sex differences in cognitive processing in children treated with CNS prophylaxis for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 15, 105-122.

Leon, G. and Dinklage, D. (1983). Childhood obesity and anorexia nervosa. In T. Ollendick and M. Hersen (Ed), Handbook of Child Psychopathology, (pp.253-276). Plenum Press, New York.

Course Direction-Continuing Education

The Cambridge Hospital/ Harvard Medical School Continuing Education Series

Course Director

  • 1994 -Living with ADHD
  • 2000-Neurodevelopmental Disorders of Childhood: Assessment and Treatment
  • 2002-Controversies in Developmental Disorders
  • 2003-Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Children
  • 2005-Childhood PDD Spectrum Disorders
  • 2005-Autistic Spectrum Disorders
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