DR. ELISABETH SWEENEY, PH.D., HSP, NCSP is a licensed psychologist providing assessment and therapy services for children and adolescents. She specializes in diagnostic evaluations of learning disabilities and developmental disorders. Currently, Dr. Sweeney is an independent practitioner working with Green Hills Family Psych in Nashville, Tennessee.
Dr. Sweeney holds a degree in Child Development and Cognitive Science from Peabody College at Vanderbilt University. She earned her doctorate in Psychology from the University of Georgia.
While training in Georgia and Nashville, Dr. Sweeney worked in a variety of settings, ranging from a university clinic, private practice, and a rural public school system. Dr. Sweeney has evaluated children and adolescents for a wide variety of concerns from emotional/behavioral disorders, to intellectual disabilities, to dyslexia. She has specialized training in diagnosing autism spectrum disorder. During her time at the University of Georgia, Dr. Sweeney’s research focused on social development. She aided in developing the college’s first intervention for students/young adults in the area with autism spectrum disorder. This experience sparked a personal interest in connecting her clients with the most effective evidence-based interventions during the diagnostic process.
Dr. Sweeney worked in a variety of settings, serving children ages 2 to 17. In addition to serving preschool, elementary and middle schools, Dr. Sweeney worked in early childhood, serving as part of a multi-disciplinary assessment team evaluating children for a wide variety of concerns, ranging from rare genetic disorders to intellectual giftedness. Dr. Sweeney feels passionately about the importance of tailoring the assessment process to each individual client. She feels the most important aspect of the diagnostic process is working closely with the family to determine the appropriate next steps. Dr. Sweeney brings valuable knowledge about what works in the classroom.
The University of Georgia
ADHD, Autism/PDD, Behavioral Problems, Bullying, Depression, Developmental Disabilities, Education/Personal Development, Learning Disabilities, Neuropsychology, Parenting Issues, Stress
Behavioral, Cognitive/Behavioral, Education Consultation, Evaluation/Diagnostic, Information and Referral, Neuropsychological Testing or Consultation, Parent Guidance, Psycho-Educational, Psychological Testing and Evaluation, Social Support
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