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MEET OUR DOCTORS

The Stixrud Group is a group of neuropsychologists and clinical psychologists who specialize in the evaluation of children, adolescents and adults with learning, attention, social or emotional difficulties. We are committed to the alleviation of suffering for our clients and their families by removing any blocks to their experiencing happiness and fulfillment in life. We believe this is accomplished by helping our clients understand themselves. Our goal is to use our professional knowledge and skills to help people achieve educational and professional success, emotional healing and interpersonal harmony in their relationships.

Dr. William R. Stixrud
Dr. William R. StixrudClinical Neuropsychologist
William R. Stixrud, Ph.D., is a clinical neuropsychologist who has been in private practice since 1985. He is also a member of the Adjunct Faculty of the Children’s National Medical Center, and he holds a faculty appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the George Washington School of Medicine.

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Dr. Ernest J. Aucone
Dr. Ernest J. AuconeBoard-Certified Neuropsychologist
Dr. Ernest J. Aucone is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist who has extensive experience assessing adults with a variety of complex conditions, including psychiatric, developmental, neurological, and medical disorders.

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Dr. Katia Fredriksen
Dr. Katia FredriksenPediatric Neuropsychologist
Dr. Katia Fredriksen is a licensed pediatric neuropsychologist and developmental neuropsychologist who specializes in the evaluation of children, adolescents, and college students with autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, ADHD/ADD, cognitive disabilities, and emotional and social challenges.

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Dr. Susan Gerson
Dr. Susan GersonSchool Psychologist
Dr. Susan S. Gerson is a licensed school psychologist who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents with learning disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and other educational concerns.

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Dr. Ellen K. Goldman
Dr. Ellen K. GoldmanClinical Psychologist
Dr. Ellen K. Goldman is a licensed clinical psychologist with extensive experience in therapy and assessment. Dr. Goldman is a graduate of Cornell University and received her Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

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Dr. Yael Granader
Dr. Yael GranaderPediatric Neuropsychologist
Dr. Yael Granader is a pediatric neuropsychologist and licensed psychologist in Maryland, Washington D.C., and New York. She specializes in comprehensive evaluations for children, adolescents, and young adults with developmental, medical, learning, or social-emotional issues.

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Dr. Susan W. Hammond
Dr. Susan W. HammondClinical Psychologist
Dr. Susan W. Hammond, is a licensed psychologist who has been with the Stixrud Group since 1998. She is a native Washingtonian and an alumna of Wellesley College.

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Dr. Donna Henderson
Dr. Donna HendersonClinical Neuropsychologist
A clinical neuropsychologist since 1992, Dr. Henderson works with students from age seven through young adults. She is experienced with attention and learning disorders as well as social and emotional challenges that can affect a student both at home and at school.

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Dr. Susannah Hughes
Dr. Susannah HughesBoard-Certified Neuropsychologist
Dr. Susannah Hughes is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist with extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults who present with a variety of neurocognitive issues.

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Dr. Susan Jenkins
Dr. Susan JenkinsClinical Psychologist
Dr. Jenkins is a licensed clinical psychologist who has been in practice in Maryland since 1987 with extensive experience in the evaluation of preschool-, elementary school-, and middle school-aged children, as well as adolescents, and young adults with learning disabilities, ADHD, cognitive disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and social/emotional challenges.

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Dr. Wendy A. Law
Dr. Wendy A. LawClinical Neuropsychologist
A licensed, clinical neuropsychologist who specializes in the assessment of learning disabilities, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and neurological disorders in adults. She is particularly interested in evaluating how emotional and neurological disorders together affect cognitive functioning.

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Dr. Salya Namazi
Dr. Salya NamaziClinical Neuropsychologist
Dr. Salya Namazi is a clinical neuropsychologist and licensed psychologist who specializes in the evaluation of individuals ages 11 and up with learning, attention, autism spectrum, and neurological disorders, as well as emotional difficulties.

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Dr. Patricia H. Papero
Dr. Patricia H. PaperoClinical Neuropsychologist
A licensed clinical neuropsychologist with extensive experience in pediatric neuropsychology. Her areas of special interest include children, adolescents and young adults with neurological problems, such as epilepsy and brain injuries, and children with special developmental needs.

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Dr. Jennifer Strang
Dr. Jennifer StrangBoard-Certified Neuropsychologist
Dr. Jennifer Strang is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist with over fifteen years of experience assessing adults with a wide range of conditions, including neurological disorders , psychiatric disorders, concussion/mild traumatic brain injury, moderate and severe TBI, ADHD, and learning disorders.

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Dr. Erika Wasserman
Dr. Erika WassermanClinical Psychologist
A licensed psychologist who specializes in the assessment of attention, language, and learning challenges in students ranging in age from early elementary school through the end of high school. Dr. Wasserman has been with The Stixrud Group since 2001.

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