Amanda J. Berns, PhD

Amanda J. Berns
Clinical Psychologist
After having lived and worked across the country, gaining invaluable clinical experiences with specialized focus in supporting individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), I am happy to have returned home to the University of Iowa, to contribute to quality and excellence in serving those in our care.
Amanda J. Berns, PhD



Pediatric Medical Services

Diseases and Conditions

  • ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)
  • Behavioral disorders
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Social anxiety disorder



  • PhD, University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa
  • EdS, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
  • BS, Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa


Doctoral Internship, Health Service Psychology, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Training Program, Villanova, Pa.


  • iLEND, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Postdoctoral, The Counseling Center of Nashua, Nashua, N.H.


Center for Disabilities and Development

Clinical Psychologist