Elisha Eveleigh Clipson, PhD

Child Psychologist
Lindner Center of HOPE

Dr. Eveleigh is as a child psychologist providing therapy and psychological testing for children, adolescents and families in the outpatient setting. She specializes in testing related to developmental disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorder. Dr. Eveleigh assesses intellectual and adaptive functioning in children and adolescents.

As a therapist, Dr. Eveleigh employs cognitive behavioral therapy and solution-focused therapy in working with children and adolescents experiencing anxiety and adjustment concerns. She provides behavioral therapy with parent management training to address childhood behavior concerns. Dr. Eveleigh incorporates play with therapeutic techniques for younger children.

Prior to joining the Lindner Center of HOPE, Dr. Eveleigh worked as a psychologist at Dayton Children’s Hospital where she provided both therapy and psychological testing for children and adolescents. She collaborated with professionals in developmental pediatrics and worked in the Autism Diagnostic Clinic. Dr. Eveleigh taught undergraduate psychology and worked in a private practice in the Chicago area.

Dr. Eveleigh attended the Ohio State University where she completed a fellowship in Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities at the Nisonger Center. She completed an internship in Columbus City Schools. Her fellowship at Daily Behavioral Health focused on child psychology and neurodevelopmental evaluations.

This provider offers telehealth visits. 


  • 2002 B.A. Psychology, Miami University, Oxford, OH
  • 2005 Master’s in Social Work, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, Alpha Delta Mu Honor Society
  • 2010 Ph.D. School Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Internship and Fellowships:

  • Leadership Education Excellence in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Fellowship, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH
  • Columbus City Schools Psychology Internship, Columbus, OH
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Daily Behavioral Health, Clinical Child Psychology, Cleveland, OH


  • Ohio Board of Psychology License # P.07977

Selected Publications:

Rueger, S. Y., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Davis, E. B., Chen, Z. J., Maloney, J. M., Eveleigh, E., Cowden, R. G., Stone, L. B., Lemke, A. W., & Glowiak, K. (2022). Development and initial validation of the Persevering Hope Scale: Measuring wait-power in four independent samples. Journal of Personality Assessment.

Eveleigh, E. (2019) Counseling in Personal Questions Students Ask. Burge, G.M. and Lauber, D., Eds. Intervarsity Press: Wheaton, IL

Schultz, T., Canning, S. S., & Eveleigh, E. (2018). Traumatic events and transformation: Posttraumatic stress, posttraumatic growth, and religious coping in individuals exiting sex trafficking who are enrolled in a problem-solving court. Journal of Human Trafficking.

Watson, T., Eveleigh, E., (2014). Teaching psychological theories: Integration tasks and teaching strategies. Journal of Psychology and Theology, 42(2), 200-210.

Aten, J., Boan, D., Flanagan, K., Canning, S., Hall, S., Eveleigh, E., Rueger, S., Kang, E., Pressley, J. (2012). Booklet: Helping children cope with traumatic events. Wheaton, IL: Humanitarian Disaster Institute, Wheaton College.

Joseph, L.M., Konrad, M., Cates, G., & Eveleigh, E. (2012). A meta-analytic review of cover-copy-compare and variations of this self-management procedure. Psychology in the Schools, 49(2), 122-136.

Joseph, L.M., Eveleigh, E., Konrad, M., & Neef, N., & Volpe, R. (2012). Comparison of the effects of two flashcard drill methods on children’s reading performance: Instructional efficiency revisited. Journal of Applied School Psychology, 28(4), 317-337.

Joseph, L.M., & Eveleigh, E. (2011). A review of the effects of self-monitoring on the reading performance of students with disabilities. Journal of Special Education, 45, 43-53

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