Neuropsychologists

Lindsay Whitman Ph.D. conducts neuropsychological assessments with children and adolescents. A neuropsychological evaluation is helpful when it is suspected that a child is struggling with a learning disability, developmental delay, or intellectual disability and/or is experiencing difficulty with skills such as attention, memory, or executive functioning (i.e., working memory, organization, planning). This type of evaluation may also be indicated for children who are experiencing behavioral, social, or psychological difficulties or in whom the reason for functional difficulty is largely unclear. The process often helps to identify any appropriate clinical diagnoses, but more importantly, works to clearly identify the types of support services will enable a child to perform at their best.

Dr. Whitman conducts all neuropsychological procedures herself, strives to generate reports that are streamlined and clearly written, and provides timely verbal feedback sessions. A comprehensive written report follows within days of the feedback session. She offers follow-up services as well (e.g., school consultation).

Dr. Whitman’s clinical training includes the evaluation of children, adolescents, and adults presenting with a variety of cognitive risk factors including developmental delay, intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), learning disabilities, (e.g., dyslexia), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD), traumatic brain injury, and psychiatric/mood difficulties. Her postdoctoral fellowship at New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center provided specialized training in the cognitive assessment and pre-surgical evaluation of individuals with seizures/epilepsy. Dr. Whitman has presented empirical research at national and international neuropsychology conferences and has published several peer-reviewed articles on issues related to cognitive functioning in epilepsy and adolescent personality development. Click here to review Dr. Whitman’s research.

Dr. Whitman is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of New York. She completed a Ph.D. in clinical psychology/neuropsychology at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science/The Chicago Medical School. She completed clinical internship at West Virginia University School of Medicine and a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. Dr. Whitman holds a masters degree in early childhood risk and development from Harvard Graduate School of Education and a bachelors degree in nutritional sciences from Cornell University.

Dr. Whitman offers 15-minute phone consultation periods at no charge or obligation.

CONTACT: lindsay@brooklynletters.com, 347-560-1399, www.lindsaywhitmanphd.com
PAYMENT: Private pay only. Dr. Whitman does not accept insurance but is happy to provide a receipt for out-of-network insurance reimbursement at the end of the testing process. Dr. Whitman asks for payment in three installments. Cash or check accepted.
HOURS: 
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
LOCATION: 
99 Madison Avenue- Suite 407 New York, New York
TYPE OF SERVICES: Comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations for children, adolescents, and young adults.
EXPERTISE: 
Dr. Whitman is trained in the evaluation of learning disabilities, developmental delay, intellectual disability, language disorder, attention/executive functioning related difficulties (AD/HD), autism spectrum disorders, and cognitive difficulties secondary mood/anxiety. She also has specialized expertise in the evaluation of children with epilepsy/seizures, traumatic brain injury/concussion, and potential prenatal toxic exposure (e.g., alcohol, lead).
BLOGS: A Useful Intervention Technique for Children with Attentional or Behavioral Difficulties, Understanding the Value of a Comprehensive Evaluation for Reading Disorder/Dyslexia & A Parent’s Guide to the Differences Between a Psychoeducational and a Neuropsychological Evaluation &Pediatric Neuropsychological Evaluations: FAQs
VIDEO:How to Detect Early Reading Struggles

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