Lana Maghoub, PhD - Psychiatry and Psychology

Lana Mahgoub, PhD

(757) 668-4673 (HOPE)

Doctorate: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Doctoral Internship: Nebraska Internship Consortium, Boys Town Center for Behavioral Health  


Dr. Mahgoub is a licensed clinical psychologist who provides evidence-based and culturally-relevant therapy and testing services. She is originally from northern Virginia. Given her background in school psychology training and experience serving as a school psychologist, Dr. Mahgoub provides families with both clinical support, and support navigating school-related challenges and services, including IEPs and school interventions to support youth who are experiencing behavioral, academic, emotional, and/or interpersonal challenges.

Dr. Mahgoub strives to create a warm and accepting atmosphere where families feel comfortable and heard. She enjoys helping parents learn positive reinforcement strategies to reduce their child's problematic behaviors.

Clinical Interests
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Disruptive Behaviors
  • Parent Management Training
  • Anxiety Disorders/Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Identity and Self-Esteem
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Quintana, S. M., & Mahgoub, L. A. (2016). Ethnic and Racial Disparities in Education: Psychology's Role in Understanding and Reducing Disparities. Theory Into Practice, 55(2), 94-103.
A Note from Dr. Mahgoub

"I am excited about CHKD’s growing behavioral health services and the collaborative work we do with other providers to meet children’s needs from all different dimensions."