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Sarah Gardner, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

✓ In-Office: Rockville, MD

✓ Accepting New Patients

Psychological Testing & Evaluation

  • Developmental Testing (Children Under 5)
  • Neuropsychological Assessments
  • Achievement Assessments
  • Psychological Assessments
  • Autism Assessments

Ages Served

  • Younger Children (under 5)
  • Children (ages 6-12)
  • Adolescents (ages 13-18)
  • Adults (ages 18-65)
  • Geriatrics (ages 65+)

Insurances Accepted

  • Carefirst/BCBS
  • Self-Pay

For self-pay rates, please email us: billing@orchardmentalhealth.com

About Dr. Sarah Gardner

    Dr. Sarah Gardner is a Neuropsychologist and a Licensed Psychologist in Maryland who provides neuropsychological, psychological, autism, developmental (5-years old and younger), and achievement testing.  Prior to earning her Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology degree from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Washington D.C., Dr. Gardner worked as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor after graduating from Johns Hopkins University with a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2015.  She also holds a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology.  She holds a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Autism Studies from Towson University, as well as a Certificate in Choice Theory/Reality Therapy from the William Glasser Institute. Her two-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology was completed at Moore Counseling Center in Oklahoma assessing children for autism and testing children with epilepsy, cerebral palsy, tumors, genetic conditions, and many other medical challenges.

    Dr. Gardner received training at Children’s National Medical Center’s Neuropsychology Autism Department, Neuropsychology Associates of Fairfax, Community Services for Autistic Adults and Children, and the Eastern Oklahoma Veterans Affairs Healthcare System (APPIC and APA accredited internship).   She has been employed at the Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Center for Autism and Related Disorders, several Autism Waiver organizations, and several community mental health organizations.

    Dr. Gardner’s assessment expertise is in pediatric neuropsychological and neurodevelopmental conditions and concerns, such as autism, ADHD, and learning disabilities, epilepsy, tumors, concussions, cerebral palsy, and other medical issues.  Her therapeutic competencies range the lifespan, both children and adults.  She provides individual mental health therapy for a number of challenges and diagnoses, including trauma with evidenced based training in Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Autism, ADHD, coping skill development, insomnia with evidenced based training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I), depression, anxiety, and many other life difficulties.

    Expertise

    • Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
    • Diagnosing Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Evaluations for Specific Learning Disability
    • Evaluations for Intellectual Disability
    • Evaluations for Developmental Delays
    • Assessing Issues Related to Medical Conditions
    • Psychotherapy

    Education

    • Doctor of Psychology, Clinical Psychology – The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
    • Master of Science Degree, Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Johns Hopkins University 
    • Master of Arts Degree, Clinical Psychology – The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

    Certifications

    • She holds a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Autism Studies – Towson University
    • Certificate in Choice Theory/Reality Therapy – William Glasser Institute

    Licenses

    • Licensed Psychologist – Maryland
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