The Chicago Gifted Community Center is hosting an evening with Dr. Kelly Johnson
Neuropsychological Evaluation: Exploring the Benefits and How to Use Your 2e Child’s Report
A Neuropsychological Report is crucial in understanding how your 2e child’s mind is wired. The process identifies strengths and weakness helping you to advocate and understand the types of supports that is needed for your child to thrive. CGCC is honored to have Dr. Kelly Johnson present to our community and share her expertise. We will explore:
- Components of the evaluation
- Gifted children, ADHD and Executive Functioning Issue
- Strategies to apply
- Understanding the results
- How to use this evaluation with the school
Dr. Kelly Johnson, Psy.D. D. Bio
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Neuropsychologist and School psychologist, Kelly Johnson, specializes in therapy and testing with children, adolescents and families, as well as adults. Therapeutic approaches focus on equipping clients with strategies and tools to explore relationships and improve the quality of their lives.
Dr. Johnson assists clients from a psychodynamic standpoint and relies on an eclectic repertoire of tools including cognitive behavioral strategies, stress management, anger management, and relational therapy. Clients include those with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, anger management issues, school issues, attentional challenges, executive functioning deficits, significant losses, and phase of life challenges.
Full comprehensive psychological and neuropsychological evaluations are available for those with mental health concerns, attentional challenges, executive functioning deficits, learning disorders, and brain trauma. The aim is to aid clients to their highest level of functioning.
Dr. Johnson also provides testing for gifted students such as children being considered for placement in special schools, classes, or programming.