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Dr. Tori Cordiano

Consulting Psychologist, Laurel School
Director of Research, LCRG
Tori Cordiano, Ph.D. is the Director of Research of Laurel School's Center for Research on Girls. She is dedicated to the practical application of empirical research on girls' learning and development and to thinking about new avenues for exploring how girls grow.

Dr. Cordiano graduated with honors from Case Western Reserve University where she also received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology. She was the recipient of the Brisky Fellowship for her research in the area of children's pretend play and creativity.

Dr. Cordiano is the co-author of several book chapters and research papers related to pretend play, play assessment, children's creativity, and parenting interventions. Dr. Cordiano maintains a private practice, where she specializes in psychotherapy and assessment with children, adolescents, and families. She has taught graduate and undergraduate courses at Case Western Reserve University, John Carroll University and Cleveland State University.

Contact Tori at or phone 216-751-5442