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Laura Stoppelbein, Ph.D.

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Dr. Laura Stoppelbein

Dr. Stoppelbein provides the following services:


Assessment Services:

  • ADHD (age 4 through adulthood)

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (age 2 years old through adulthood)

  • Cognitive and academic achievement (age 5 through adulthood)

  • Behavioral issues (age 4 to 18)

  • Anxiety and Mood concerns (age 5 to 18)

  • Developmental Concerns (Age 2 through adulthood)


Treatment Services:

  • Individual therapy for children and adolescents for concerns related to:

  • ADHD (age 4 through adulthood)

  • Autism (age 3 through adulthood)

  • Behavioral issues (age 4 through adolescence)

  • Anxiety and trauma/stress (age 4 through adolescence)

  • Parent-child relational issues

Dr. Stoppelbein received her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Alabama with a subspecialization within the area of child/adolescent and pediatric psychology.  She went on to complete her internship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) in Jackson, MS. From 2003 to 2010, Dr. Stoppelbein worked at UMMC as an Associate Professor where she maintained an active research line within the area of developmental psychopathology and was responsible for the clinical and research supervision of medical and psychology residents and post-doctoral fellows.  During this time, Dr. Stoppelbein also served as the Clinical Director of the Batson Psychiatric Unit for Children where she was responsible for coordinating clinical care for the children admitted to the unit.  In 2011, Dr. Stoppelbein began working at Glenwood as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with a joint appointment as an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).  In 2013, she accepted the position as Director of Outpatient Services and in 2015 she accepted the position as Vice President of Clinical Services at Glenwood while also retaining her position at UAB.  After leaving UAB, Dr. Stoppelbein served as a Professor of Psychology and Director for The University of Alabama Autism Clinic in Tuscaloosa, AL from 2019-2023.  Currently, she is working as a psychologist at Children’s of Alabama and in her own private practice in Birmingham, AL. 


Dr. Stoppelbein uses evidence-based practice to provide her clients with efficient and effective treatment that is  personalized to meet their needs.    Her specialization is in treating children, adolescents and their families using behavioral and cognitive behavioral models to address their needs and concerns.  For more information, see Curriculum Vita.

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