Baruch Williams, PhD
Dr. Baruch Williams is a licensed psychologist who specializes in neuropsychological assessment of children and young adults. She has obtained extensive training in the cognitive and behavioral development that takes place throughout childhood and young adulthood. Dr. Williams worked as a research assistant at City University of New York Queens College, in the Laboratory of Developmental Neuropsychology and the Laboratory of Biological Psychopathology. She then returned to her hometown of Houston, Texas where she obtained a Clinical Psychology doctoral degree from the University of Houston, with a specialization in neuropsychology (Child Track). She acquired additional training at Texas Children’s Hospital Blue Bird Clinic for Pediatric Neurology as well as Memorial Hermann Hospital. After completing an internship at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital, Dr. Williams completed a post-doctoral residency at Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
Dr. Williams is experienced in the neuropsychological assessment of children with attention disorders, learning disabilities, behavioral/affective disorders, autism spectrum disorder, epilepsy, prematurity, traumatic brain injury, genetic syndromes, and a host of other medical conditions.
She is particularly knowledgeable of the special education process and is skilled in consultation with schools regarding appropriate services and interventions for children and adolescents. Dr. Williams’ research interests have included attention disorders and learning disabilities and she has several published abstracts which were presented at the Society for Neuroscience, International Neuropsychological Society, and the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology.
Dr. Williams particularly values community involvement and has participated in several invited talks within the community. She is a member of the International Neuropsychological Society, American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, and American Psychological Association. Dr. Williams’ mission is to collaborate with children and their families so that families may be empowered to embrace the known (and unknown) and courageously pursue the interventions that will help their child reach their fullest potential.
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