Diagnosis and Assessment
Dr. Whitney employs a highly effective, multidisciplinary approach to the evaluation and diagnosis of neurodevelopmental disorders, which includes autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Whitney gives complete attention to each individual's comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, program consultation, social group, individual counseling and intervention performed. As licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Whitney has received the highest level of training at the doctoral and post-doctoral fellowship levels, which allows him to provide each family the needed care in order to recognize and assist in the remediation of complex problems that can occur in daily living.
Dr. Whitney offers comprehensive behavioral services to individual's and their families. Intervention services include skill building groups for children, adolescents and adults with neurodevelopmental differences, individual and parent therapy, therapy for children (as young as 18 months), adolescents and adults.
Dr. Whitney's philosophy (Medical Home Model) recognizes that individuals with developmental differences, including autism spectrum disorders, require comprehensive intervention services that are often delivered through community programs, such as school systems and community service agencies. However, these programs can benefit significantly from a specific, directive treatment planning that is reviewed regularly with reasonable goals and consistent outcomes.
Health care professionals within the broad Atlanta / North Fulton community work closely with Dr. Whitney to provide integrated care. Dr. Whitney's practice is open weekdays, with some exceptions. Families interested in having individuals seen by Dr. Whitney should contact the office at 770-442-9447, extension 112.
Research into the causes and most effective treatments for these disorders is a critical function of Dr. Whitney's practice. Dr. Whitney works with many professionals across the United States to provide empirically based services. Dr. Whitney also welcomes your participation in our clinical research studies.
Thank you for your support and commitment.
Tyler T. Whitney, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist (Georgia, Utah)