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. Her aim is to obtain a full understanding of the individual’s learning, behavior, and developmental trajectory via comprehensive evaluation with an emphasis on continuity of care.
Dr. Fredriksen has worked in a variety of outpatient and inpatient settings, and her training and professional background includes research, psychotherapy, and psychological, neuropsychological, and multi-disciplinary assessment. She has also attended school meetings, completed program evaluations, made presentations to parent groups, and participated as an expert witness.
Dr. Fredriksen obtained her B.A. from Princeton University in Psychology and French, and her Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts Boston in Clinical Psychology. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Cambridge Health Alliance in Boston, MA, followed by two years of post-doctoral training in pediatric neuropsychology at the Children’s Evaluation Center and the Integrated Center for Child Development, located in the Boston area.
See her publication on the effects of sleep and mental health in adolescents here: http://rhodeslab.org/files/sleepless.pdf