Dr. Katia Fredriksen is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in pediatric neuropsychology. She evaluates clients ranging from preschool to college students with autism spectrum disorders, learning differences, ADHD, executive functioning difficulties, and emotional vulnerabilities. The purpose of the evaluation is to obtain a comprehensive understanding of the individual’s profile of strengths and relative weaknesses, to provide diagnostic clarification, and to generate recommendations designed to support the client’s developmental progress and success.
Dr. Fredriksen has worked in both outpatient and inpatient settings, and her professional background includes research, psychotherapy, and psychological, neuropsychological, and multi-disciplinary assessment. She routinely liaises with other professionals involved in her clients’ care, and she attends school meetings and makes presentations to parent and professional groups.
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.