Deborah Ely Budding, Ph.D. is a clinical neuropsychologist with particular interest in subcortical contributions to neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders such as ADHD, OCD, learning disabilities, mood and anxiety disorders, and pervasive developmental (autism spectrum) disorders. She specializes in neuropsychology testing and evaluations for children, adolescents, and adults.
Dr. Budding received her BA in Literature from UCLA in 1985. After working as a magazine writer and editor, she attended the California School of Professional Psychology, earning a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 1994. She has worked in a variety of inpatient, outpatient and residential settings, primarily with children, adolescents and college students. She has maintained a private practice since 1996. Currently, she provides neuropsychological evaluation, individual and family consultation and psychoanalytically oriented psychotherapy to children, adolescents and adults. She is also a painter with an interest in abstract landscapes and application of glazing techniques.