Diagnostic Testing Center Team
Cait Gilmartin Psy.D.
Cait Gilmartin, Psy.D. is a certified school psychologist whose areas of specialization include psychoeducational assessments, executive function, and mental health and wellness. She is skilled in the “language” of schools and can provide a truly independent evaluation emphasizing an individualized, solution-oriented approach giving recommendations for the use of appropriate accommodations in an educational environment. Dr. Gilmartin received her master’s degree in Counseling and Clinical Health Psychology from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where she continued for her Educational Specialist and Doctoral Degrees in the area of School Psychology. She has worked in a number of settings in the community, including early intervention, schools, community agencies, mental health centers, and private practice.
Kate Palladino Psy.D. ,NCSP
Experienced School Psychologist with a demonstrated history of working in an educational environment. Dr. Palladino is skilled in conducting Neuropsychological assessments, counseling interventions to address student anxiety and depression along with group counselling activities to assist with the development of social skills and cognitive behavior techniques. She has extensive experience in evaluating students requiring accommodations for National Standardized Testing. Dr. Palladino received her Doctorate of Psychology, focused in School Psychology from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Alicia C. Parson, M.S., CCC- SLP
Alicia Parson received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Speech Pathology from Loyola College in Baltimore, MD. She has extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of speech and language disorders, with special expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Phonological Speech Disorders, Auditory Processing, Receptive and Expressive Language Disorders, Social Skills, and Executive Function. She has worked in numerous settings, including schools, hospitals and private practice, with all age groups. and is currently involved in providing therapy to students with language learning differences from elementary to high school grades. She has received the Award For Continuing Education twice in her career from The American Speech and Hearing Association and has received certification and or/training in a number of specific treatment techniques, some of which include Relationship Development Intervention, PROMPT, Lindamood Bell, Social Skills and Executive Function. During the past two years, she has developed a Social Cognitive Strategies Program for her students; combining social communication/pragmatic language therapy with a focus on the development of successful executive function skills for students with language learning disabilities.
Kathleen DeNault, Dr. OT, OTR/L, SIPT Cert.
Kathleen has a post-professional clinical doctorate in occupational therapy. She has worked in a variety of school and hospital-based settings, but for the last twelve years has focused on providing occupational therapy services addressing fine motor development, gross motor foundation, sensory integration, graphomotor skills, assistive technology, and the development of effective work behaviors to support students’ participation in the academic process. Her clinical philosophy is rooted in the belief that participation in meaningful and purposeful activities sets the foundation for the development of effective occupational behavior. She utilizes a broad perspective of occupational therapy incorporating developmental, neurological, and psychosocial treatment methods.
Faye Lovrinic Psy.D.
Faye Lovrinic, Psy.D., is a Licensed Psychologist and Certified School Psychologist who received her Doctorate degree in clinical psychology, with a specialization in school psychology, from Widener University. From her seventeen years of experience in various settings (public/private schools, outpatient/inpatient programs), Dr. Lovrinic is well-versed in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults. With expertise in diagnostic and psychoeducational evaluation services and educational/career planning, Dr. Lovrinic strives to support individuals in better understanding their unique learning and work styles. Within a collaborative framework, Dr. Lovrinic’s experience lends value in the development of strategies, tools, skills, and programming tailored to meet the needs of each individual.