Cindy Ola, PhD

Dr. Cindy Ola is a bilingual, bicultural clinical child psychologist interested in providing evidence-based care for patients and their families that is collaborative and culturally responsive to their needs.

Dr. Ola collaborates as a researcher and clinician on interventions studies with children with ADHD and studies on the development of young children with craniofacial anomalies and other medical conditions.


PhD University of Washington
Residency: University of New Mexico, Health Sciences Center
Fellowship: Seattle Children’s Hospital

Department Affiliations

Other Affiliations

Training Clinic

Scholarly Expertise

  • Behavior Parent Management Training
  • Pediatric Psychology
  • Latino Mental Health

Recent Publications

Evaluating the Feasibility and Acceptability of the Lifestyle Enhancement for ADHD Program.
(2021 Jun 12)
J Pediatr Psychol
Ola C, Gonzalez E, Tran N, Sasser T, Kuhn M, LaCount PA, Stein MA, Mendoza JA, Tandon PS

Prediction of school-age IQ, academic achievement, and motor skills in children with positional plagiocephaly.
(2021 Jun)
Paediatr Child Health 26(3): e132-e137
Wallace ER, Ola C, Leroux BG, Speltz ML, Collett BR

Do Infant Motor Skills Mediate the Association Between Positional Plagiocephaly/Brachycephaly and Cognition in School-Aged Children?
(2021 Feb 4)
Phys Ther 101(2):
Collett BR, Wallace ER, Ola C, Kartin D, Cunningham ML, Speltz ML

Body image in transgender young people: Findings from a qualitative, community based study.
(2016 Sep)
Body Image 18(): 96-107
McGuire JK, Doty JL, Catalpa JM, Ola C

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