Education & Activities

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“Looking through your child’s eyes changes everything”

“Thank you for being such a wonderful doctor and compassionate caregiver.”

– Mother of 6 yr. old girl

Academic Educational Credentials

As a Clinical Child Psychologist, I am trained in therapy, testing and research. While clinically trained in evaluation, assessment and treatment of adults and children of all ages, I have specialized in early childhood mental health.


  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (1996), University of Rochester, Rochester New York; Phi Beta Kappa
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (1993), University of Florida (Gainesville), Dept. of Clinical & Health Psychology, College of Health-Related Professions; Excellence in Research Award
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship (1996) in Pediatric Psychology, Department of Psychology, Indiana University (Bloomington)
  • Post-Doctoral Clinical Fellowship (1997) in Pediatric Psychology, St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center (Phoenix, Arizona)
  • Certified in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), directly supervised by developer Dr. Sheila Eyberg; served as participant clinician in PCIT treatment efficacy research studies.
  • EMDR Level one, Child Specialist trained by Ana Gomez

Professional Activities

I am a Licensed Psychologist in the state of Arizona.  A clinical child psychologist of 25 years, this is my 18th year of private practice.  I am a member of the following organizations: 

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Arizona Psychological Association (AzPA)
  • Children’s Services Network of Arizona​
  • ​Zero to Three National Center for Infants, Toddlers & Families

My professional activities have included: 

  • Private Practice, Beth Onufrak, Ph.D., PC (Dr.BethKids) (2001-present)

  • Member, Ethics Committee, Arizona Psychological Association (2011-2013)
  • Consultant, Head Start Mental Health program, City of Phoenix (2002-2008)
  • Adjunct Faculty, University of Phoenix, Masters in Counseling program (1999-2007)
  • Adjunct Faculty, Arizona State University, Psychology Department;Undergraduate and Graduate (1999-2003)
  • Supervisor/Director of Children’s Services, Terros, Outpatient Mental Health Department (2000-2001)

“Parents keep ​teaching me ​the same lesson: the most profound improvement in child behavior arises w​hen adults change their view of the child.”

                  – Dr. Beth Onufrak


Child Therapy

Dr. Onufrak accepts new child patients 3-7 years old. She may, under certain circumstances, treat younger and slightly older children. Children may remain in her care as they grow or return at a later stage of development with different issues.



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Contact Dr. Beth

Off 16th Executive Suites 7600 North 15th Street Suite 150 Phoenix, AZ 85020

(602) 386-1292