written by Dr. Myles Cooley



Myles Cooley, Ph.D. is a Board Certified, Licensed Psychologist and author who has evaluated and treated thousands of children, adolescents and adults.  His current practice consists of 50% adults and 50% children & adolescents.  Some of Dr. Cooley’s services include:

  • Psychotherapy/counseling for adults, adolescents and children for  behavioral, psychological, and emotional problems.  His therapeutic orientation is cognitive-behavioral  (Psychotherapy or medication?)

  • Evaluations for adults, adolescents, and children for ADHD, dyslexia, learning disabilities, educational/test accommodations, childhood developmental delays, and autism

  • Gifted testing. Read Dr. Cooley’s Palm Beach Post articles on gifted testing

“Gifted is just a number: Don’t get hung up on it”

“Re-evaluating how we evaluate gifted students”

Dr. Cooley has been chosen by The Greene School to conduct IQ testing for applicants to this new private school in W. Palm Beach that will open in September 2016.

  • Parent counseling for effective child behavior management strategies

  • Pre-employment, fitness for duty  psychological evaluations for law enforcement applicants & employees

  • Instructor, Florida Atlantic University Lifelong Learning Society, Jupiter & Boca Raton, Florida; Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, U. of California at San Diego

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26th of May 2016

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Schools Must Understand Kids' Needs South Florida Sun-Sentinel, May 26, 2008, 5F

Educational Solution as Easy as A, B, C Palm Beach Post, Mar. 8, 1998, 3E

Attention Deficit Disorder is an Explanation, Not an Excuse ADHD Report (Feb 1998), 6(1), 6-7

A Letter to Children with Attention Deficit Disorder (1991)