Joanna Thome Patten, PsyD

Joanna Thome Patten, PsyD

Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

On staff since October 2012

"I look forward to my day at Children's because I know that I'm going to encounter rewarding challenges with supportive team members, and work with amazing and inspiring kids and families! Being a part of their growth and development is a privilege and I feel so lucky to be involved!"

    • Lyda Seattle, WA 05.08.13

      Joanna is so patient, caring and compassionate. I highly recommend her!

    • Sylvan Seattle, WA 03.08.13

      Joanna is so cheerful, caring, and knowledgeable. It's been really great taking the "Jedi Masters" skill group classes with her. She shares her knowledge and listens to us.


Medical/Professional School

Roosevelt University, Chicago


Pediatric Neuropsychology, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle

Clinical Interests

Pediatric psychology; children and adolescents with acute and chronic medical illness

Research Description

Neuropsychological functioning in children treated with chemotherapy and radiation; psychosocial functioning of children and adolescents treated for cancer and/or brain tumor