Sharon B. Ashman, PhD, ABPP

Sharon B. Ashman, PhD, ABPP


On staff since November 2005

"Working in a rehabilitation setting, I am inspired by the strength and resilience of the patients and families as they work to overcome the challenges of illness or injury. I'm fortunate to be a part of a dedicated team that supports these children and youth to increase their level of independence and improve their quality of life."

Sharon Ashman, Ph.D., ABPP is a Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist who works with children and adolescents and their families. She is a Rehabilitation Psychologist and Neuropsychologist in the Division of Rehabilitation Psychology, where she provides neuropsychological assessment services, consultation, and therapeutic services to children and adolescents with acquired brain injuries (e.g. traumatic brain injury, concussion, brain tumors, encephalitis, meningitis, stroke), and other forms of central nervous system dysfunction. Her work includes consultations with schools and community providers to develop appropriate educational programs and therapeutic interventions.

Sharon Ashman obtained her Ph.D. in child Clinical Psychology from the University of Washington in 2004. She completed postdoctoral fellowships in pediatric neuropsychology and neurodevelopmental disabilities at Seattle Children's Hospital and the University of Washington. She is a licensed psychologist in the state of Washington and board certified in clinical neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology. She is a Past President (2011 - 2012) of the Pacific Northwest Neuropsychological Society and is currently a member of the Washington State Traumatic Brain Injury Strategic Partnership Advisory Council.


Board Certification(s)

Clinical Neuropsychology

Medical/Professional School

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Clinical Psychology


Psychology, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle
University of Washington, Seattle


  • Ashman SB, Dawson G, Panagiotides H
    Trajectories of maternal depression over 7 years: relations with child psychophysiology and behavior and role of contextual risks.
    18211728 Development and psychopathology , 2008 : 55-77
  • Dawson G, Ashman SB, Panagiotides H, Hessl D, Self J, Yamada E, Embry L
    Preschool outcomes of children of depressed mothers: role of maternal behavior, contextual risk, and children's brain activity.
    12938711 Child development , 2003 July : 1158-75
  • Ashman SB, Dawson G, Panagiotides H, Yamada E, Wilkinson CW
    Stress hormone levels of children of depressed mothers.
    12030695 Development and psychopathology , 2002 : 333-49