Dr. Karen Lindem is a Clinical Neuropsychologist & Licensed Psychologist with expertise in learning issues and developmental processes across the life span. Dr. Lindem completed both a PhD in Neuroscience and a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Boston University. As a dual-degreed clinician, Dr. Lindem has experience with a broad range of issues that can impact learning and success in the classroom for children, adolescents, and adults. Her expertise includes language based learning issues, nonverbal learning issues, attention and executive dysfunction, ADHD, giftedness, Asperger’s Disorder, Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, as well as emotional, behavioral, and medical conditions that impact cognitive and academic development. Dr. Lindem served as the Director of The Learning Lab @ Lesley University from 2005-2010, and has published numerous articles on topics ranging from text comprehension and working memory to functional neuroimaging.

Sean O'Brien is a licensed psychologist and board certified pediatric neuropsychologist with a specialty in the assessment of children and adolescents with mild to moderate neurodevelopmental disabilities, including Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Specific Learning Disorder (reading, writing, math), and Autism Spectrum Disorder; as well as children whose cognitive functioning has been impacted by medical, psychiatric, and genetic conditions. Dr. O'Brien completed his doctorate at the University of Hartford, his internship at Worcester State Hospital/University of Massachusetts Medical School, and his postdoctoral training in pediatric neuropsychology at both Harvard Medical School (McLean Hospital and Cambridge Health Alliance) and Lesley University. He is a former Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where he evaluated and treated children with severe emotional and behavioral disorders, and has published in the area of developmental dyslexia. Before entering private practice, Sean worked at Lesley University in both a clinical and academic capacity.

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We take great pride in carrying out a comprehensive assessment of your child's learning profile that "leaves no stone unturned." We won't stop looking until we find the answers to your questions. We want to be sure you have the one-to-one attention necessary to develop a deeper understanding of your child's learning needs and, importantly, their individual strengths. 

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