Veronica Chang, PsyD
Veronica Chang, PsyD has a long-standing interest and experience in the assessment of ADHD, executive functioning, learning disorders, and memory. She first worked at The Chesapeake Center in December 2008 as a psychology associate, conducting psychoeducational evaluations under the supervision of doctoral-level psychologists. Dr. Chang then returned to full-time graduate studies where she earned her doctorate in psychology in September 2016. During her doctoral studies, she completed over 2000 clinical training hours in a variety of settings including a private practice, an integrated medical practice, and the neuropsychology department of a pediatric hospital.
Dr. Chang offers psychoeducational assessments, ADHD screening assessments, and psychotherapy for ADHD, learning disorders, and related conditions. Therapeutically, Dr. Chang approaches treatment from an integrated standpoint. Her style is collaborative and incorporates the needs of individuals with ADHD for a more structured and directive approach. She has a particular interest in incorporating mindfulness, and acceptance into traditional cognitive behavioral therapy.
Education and Training:
Dr. Chang earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Maryland (Baltimore County), and her master’s degree in psychology from American University in Washington, DC. She earned her psychology doctorate from the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in Washington, DC. Dr. Chang completed a postdoctoral residency at The Chesapeake Center under the supervision of Clinical Director Kathleen Nadeau, PhD and neuropsychologist Nancy Mahaney, PhD.
Areas of Interest Include:
> Acceptance and commitment therapy for depression and anxiety (this approach often works well with people who have tried other therapies with limited success)
> Chronic Pain
> Testing and Assessment
> Attention, Memory and Learning
Dr. Chang is a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Maryland.