Dr. Amy Silverman
Amy Silverman, Ph.D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in the assessment of learning disabilities, ADHD, and social-emotional and behavioral disorders across the lifespan. She conducts comprehensive psycho-educational and psychological evaluations on school-age children, adolescents, college students, and adults. Evaluations involve a comprehensive assessment of each child or adult’s learning style by using tests that examine cognitive/intellectual functioning, academic achievement, attention, executive functioning, processing skills, and social-emotional functioning. She is strongly committed to providing feedback to families that is practical and user-friendly, taking pride in linking families up with knowledgeable professionals in the community (tutors, counselors/psychologists, psychiatrists, occupational therapists, speech services, educational consultants, etc.) to improve areas of functioning.
In addition to clinical work, Dr. Silverman has a strong research background that has involved studying the effects of witnessing family violence, bullying, and teen dating violence, as well as expertise in conducting research in school settings. Dr. Silverman was awarded a two-year American Psychological Association-Institute of Education Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowship that focused on conducting program evaluation in educational settings and then worked for a year as a Program Officer at the Institute of Educational Sciences in Washington, D.C. At Georgia State University, she served as the Associate Director of Research at the RCLD, where here research focused on examining accommodation usage and educational outcomes in college students with learning disorders. Dr. Silverman is the author of 10 peer reviewed journal articles, an invited book chapter, and more than 30 conference presentations. Her research expertise includes conducting program evaluation in school settings, instrument and survey development, and conducting multi-site research projects.
While originally raised and clinically trained in New England (go Patriots and Red Sox), she is proud to call Atlanta her home. Since moving to Atlanta in 2008, Dr. Silverman has worked as a private practice clinical psychologist at The Levin Center and as a staff psychologist at Georgia State University’s Regents Center for Learning Disorders. Dr. Silverman currently resides in Dunwoody with her husband and two school-aged children. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, volunteering, and taking trips to Vermont and Philadelphia to spend times with friends and family.
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Education and Training
- 1998: Received MA in Psychology from University of Rhode Island
- 2000: Completed Clinical Internship/Residency at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN
- 2000: Received PhD in Psychology from University of Rhode Island
- 2000-2001: Child Psychology Fellow at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN
- 2002: Obtained License to practice in the State of Minnesota
- 2004-2006: Completed APA-IES Postdoctoral Education Research Fellowship at U of Maryland
- 2006: Obtained License to practice in the State of Maryland
- 2008: Obtained License to practice in the State of Georgia