Kathleen (KatySue) Tillman, PhD specializes in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and families. Dr. Tillman completed her pre-doctoral internship in child-clinical and pediatric psychology at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children through the Medical College of Virginia before earning her PhD in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Child Development from the University of North Dakota. Dr. Tillman has been providing assessment and counseling services to children, adolescents, and their families since 2001.

Dr. Tillman enjoys working with children and adolescents and has a counseling room specifically designed to meet their needs. She uses play therapy to work with children and early adolescents experiencing a variety of psychological difficulties and she uses art, journaling, music, and other creative approaches in her work with teens. Dr. Tillman has additional expertise in working with children and adolescents who have experienced trauma, who have been given multiple clinical diagnoses, and who may be resistant to coming to counseling. Dr. Tillman utilizes a collaborative, team-based, approach to treatment. She aims to help children and teens while also supporting the entire family.

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Dr. Tillman also regularly does a variety of assessments, including:

  • assessing for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, and other related disorders, to make sure that children and adolescents have the correct diagnoses and are provided with the most helpful interventions possible
  • administering cognitive, achievement, social, and emotional testing, which can help determine whether a child is eligible for supportive services at school
  • clarifying diagnoses when difficulties are unclear or previous interventions have not been successful
  • bariatric assessments for adults

Additional types of assessment can be conducted. Dr. Tillman is currently accepting new patients for counseling and assessment.


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