Diagnostic Testing Center Team
Erin McDonough, Ph.D.
Erin McDonough, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist with expertise in psychological assessment and serves as the director of the Educational Diagnostic Center. She specializes in learning disability identification and psychodiagnostic evaluations; areas of expertise include dyslexia and ADHD assessment and diagnosis. She received her doctorate in School Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2009 and completed an APA-accredited internship at MercyFirst in Syosset, NY. Prior to joining the team at the EDC, Dr. McDonough was Clinical Assistant Professor in the School Psychology program at Rutgers University where she taught the course on learning disability identification to graduate students. She recently co-edited the fourth edition of Contemporary Intellectual Assessment with colleague and mentor, Dawn Flanagan, Ph.D.
Megan Maynard, Psy.D., NCSP
Megan Maynard, Psy,D., is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist who received her Masters, Education Specialist, and Doctorate degrees from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Maynard’s doctoral research focused on implementing a self-advocacy program to increase students use and awareness of self-advocacy skills in their classes using a brain based learning approach. Prior to her current position, Dr. Maynard worked at another private school for students with language-based learning differences where she provided psychoeducational evaluations and educational planning services.
Alicia Parson, CCC-SLP
- Years at Cambridge School – 8
- PROMPT trained
- Lindamood-Bell® trained in LiPS® and Visualizing Verbalizing®
- Trained in basic Story Grammar Marker® methodology
- Extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of pediatric speech and language disorders.
- Social Skills/Social Communication
- Social Cognitive Strategies (incorporates Social Thinking®)
- DIR/Floortime (Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship Based Treatment)
- Relationship Development Intervention (RDI) training and certification
- Expert Witness in Special Education Law cases in New Jersey
- M.S. Speech – Language Pathology
- NJ State SLP Certification
- ASHA awards for Continuing Education
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.
Sara Evans Psy.D.
Sara Evans, Psy.D. is a Certified School Psychologist and Clinical Psychologist who received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Johns Hopkins University and her Doctorate degree from Widener University. Dr. Evans has worked in private practice doing individual therapy and psychoeducational testing for students with language-based learning disabilities for the past sixteen years.