Elizabeth Banks, PhD



Medical School:

Oklahoma State University


Boys Town Behavioral Health Clinic


Originally from Texas, Dr. Banks earned her doctorate degree in school psychology from Oklahoma State University. She completed her predoctoral internship at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, the Center for Effective Schools and completed her doctoral fellowship at Boys Town Behavioral Health Clinic. Throughout her training, Dr. Banks gained experience in assessment, behavioral skills training, and psychotherapy for youth with emotional and behavioral disorders. She has worked with children, adolescents, and families in school and clinical settings.

Dr. Banks strives to create an accepting atmosphere where client needs are heard and utilizes a collaborative approach to promote therapeutic gains for children and their families.

In her leisure time, Dr. Banks participates in her local church and enjoys the outdoors. Dr. Banks also loves horses and volunteering at equine facilities.

Clinical Interests:

  • ADHD
  • Disruptive behaviors
  • Emotion regulation
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Parent management training
  • School consultation


Zakszeski, B. N., Banks, E., & Parks, T. (2023). Targeted Intervention for Elementary Students with Internalizing Behaviors: A Pilot Evaluation. School Psychology Review, 1-14.

Stein, B. N., Solomon, B. G., Kitterman, C., Enos, D., Banks, E., & Villanueva, S. (2021). Comparing
Technology-Based Reading Intervention Programs in Rural Settings. The Journal of Special
Education, 00224669211014168.

Contact Info:



CHKD Main Hospital
601 Children's Ln
Norfolk, VA 23518