Yvette Gonzalez is a clinical psychologist who serves as coordinator of assessment services for the Center. She has more than 15 years of experience conducting psychological, behavioral, and learning assessments with young children from diverse populations. One of her specialty areas is evaluating the developmental and cognitive functioning of children adopted abroad.
Yvette has worked extensively within public and private schools conducting cognitive, learning, behavioral, and gifted child assessments, and has helped parents advocate for their child within the educational system. In addition, she specializes in administering neuropsychological measures to assess attention, memory, and executive functioning. She also conducts formal assessments for autism.
Yvette is trained in and provides parent-child therapy focusing on child behavior problems, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, emotional problems, and child trauma issues. She earned her doctorate from DePaul University.
- Infant Mental Health Certificate Program, Erikson Institute, May 2012
- Ph.D., DePaul University