Dr. Dawn A. Doup is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Registered Family Relations Mediator in Columbus, Indiana with a focus on individual and family therapy as well as psychological evaluations for children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Doup is a co-founder of Foundations Dyslexia & Learning Centers and director of the Columbus Center.
Dr. Doup’s experience includes administering and interpreting cognitive, adaptive, emotional, behavioral, educational and personality measures. She is trained in the internationally recognized Barton Reading & Spelling System, which was created by Susan Barton to evaluate and provide interventions for children and adults with dyslexia. Even as a child, Dr. Doup knew that she wanted to help children. She was influenced by a young relative who struggled with a long-term illness, and that led her to want to make a difference in others’ lives and has felt a calling to the field of psychology ever since.
After receiving her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Hanover College, Dr. Doup received her master’s degree and doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Indianapolis. As a diagnostic clinician at the Indiana Neuroscience Institute at St. Vincent Hospital, Dr. Doup administered neuropsychological and cognitive measures and provided comprehensive recommendations and behavior modification to children with neurological difficulties and their families. As a psychologist and family relations mediator with Christopher and Associates Evaluation and Counseling Center, she provides services for clients in a wide range of diagnostic categories including providing mediation to parents and families in regard to parenting decisions and their children.
She has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Indianapolis and Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne and is a member of the American Psychological Association, Society of Pediatric Psychology and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. Dr. Doup cherishes time spent with family and friends. She is an avid runner and enjoys bicycling, cooking and yoga. She volunteers in a variety of leadership positions with Chi Omega, Hanover College Alumni Association and Fairlawn Presbyterian Church.