Lynette Dufton — A Passion for Helping Parents and Children
Formerly associated with Seattle Psychology, Dr. Lynette Dufton is actively involved in supporting new parents, especially those with twins. Working in the health care field since 2008, Dr. Lynette Dufton has an affinity for working mothers and has coached parents of kids under elementary age.
Dr. Dufton earned her PhD at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee, majoring in child development and clinical psychology. While at Vanderbilt, she received a Peabody Graduate Honor Scholarship and the Barbara Walston Award for the most notable dissertation or article with research focused on gender or health. Dr. Dufton has also been honored by the National Institutes of Health. She won the Citrin Award for Top Undergraduate Psychology Honor’s Thesis and the Sigma Xi Scientific Prize while at New York University.
She served as a pre-doctoral intern at British Columbia Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, and also attained a post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric psychology at the University of Washington, where she later taught. Dr. Dufton then moved on to the Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington, using evidence-based practices to guide primary care providers.
Dr. Dufton likes to unwind with yoga, crochet, and singing when she is not raising her own three children.