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Board Member

DR. SHANNA SADEH

Dr. Shanna Sadeh is a licensed psychologist and Nationally Certified School Psychologist. She helped found the Cohen Institute to improve community resources for families with children who have learning and mental health challenges. She trained with the Washburn Center for Children and Fraser Child and Family Center in Minnesota, which utilized Dr. Anne Gearity's Developmental Repair Model to treat young children with severe behavior problems. Dr. Sadeh moved to Scottsdale, AZ in 2015 to finish her pre- and post-doctoral training with Dr. Sylvia Cohen, former lead psychologist of Scottsdale Unified School District. Dr. Sadeh has a former career as a lawyer, which enhances her systems-level consultation with schools and advocacy for students. She also has expertise in childhood trauma and the special needs of high-achieving and gifted students. 


Dr. Sadeh currently works as a school psychologist in Sierra Vista, AZ and has a private evaluation practice in Scottsdale that specializes in identifying young students' gifts and talents.