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Heather Whitney Sesma, LP PhD


(651) 220-6720

Specialties: Neuropsychology

Professional History

Professional Education

  • MA - University of Minnesota Medical Center
    Minneapolis, MN
  • PhD - University of Minnesota Medical Center
    Minneapolis, MN


  • Residency - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Baltimore, MD

Contact Information

Primary Location:

Childrens Minnesota Psychological Services
347 N Smith Ave 70-301
St Paul, MN 55102

Secondary Location(s):

Childrens Minnesota Concussion Clinic
345 N Smith Ave STE 400
St Paul, MN 55102
(651) 220-5230

Personal Biography

Heather Whitney Sesma, PhD, LP (she/her) earned her doctorate from the University of Minnesota and completed her fellowship at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She enjoys working with patients and families across development from infancy into young adulthood and provides neuropsychological evaluations for children with a wide range of presenting concerns, including neurodevelopmental complications identified in the prenatal or perinatal period such as prematurity, hydrocephalus, and spina bifida as well as acquired injuries such as head trauma. Dr. Sesma also provides evaluations for children with suspected neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorder or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Her research interests focus on links between brain injury and cognitive skills such as attention, memory, and executive function.