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Pediatric Psychologist Joins OU Children's Physicians

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - Campus News -

Erin M. Hawks, Ph.D., has established her practice with OU Children’s Physicians. She has also been named an assistant professor with the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. 

Hawks is a licensed clinical psychologist. She works with children, adolescents, adults and families suffering from a variety of disorders, including: anxiety; depression; sleep problems; tic disorders; trauma-related (i.e., PTSD); identity concerns; feeding and eating disorders, toileting problems, behavioral problems and adjustment issues. 

Hawks completed a fellowship in pediatric psychology at the OU College of Medicine. She  completed an American Psychological Association-accredited psychology internship at the Oklahoma Health Consortium, Norman. She earned her doctorate and master’s degrees in clinical psychology at Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant and earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. 

Hawks is a member of the: American Psychological Association; Society of Clinical Psychology; Society of Health Psychology; Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues; Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race; Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology; Society of Pediatric Psychology; Association for Psychological Science; and the Oklahoma Psychological Association. 

Hawks sees patients on the OU Health Sciences Center campus. For an appointment with a pediatric psychologist, call (405) 271-4219.

OU Children’s Physicians practice as part of OU Physicians, Oklahoma’s largest physician group. The group encompasses nearly every child and adult medical specialty. 

Nearly 200 of these specialists committed their practices to the care of children. The majority of OU Children’s Physicians are board certified in children’s specialties. Many provide pediatric-specific services unavailable elsewhere in the state. Some have pioneered surgical procedures or innovations in patient care that are world firsts. 

OU Children’s Physicians see patients in their offices at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and other cities around Oklahoma. When hospitalization is necessary, they often admit patients to The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center. Many children with birth defects, critical injuries or serious diseases who can’t be helped elsewhere come to OU Children’s Physicians. Oklahoma doctors and parents rely on OU Children’s Physicians depth of experience, nationally renowned expertise and sensitivity to children’s emotional needs.

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