written by Dr. Myles Cooley



Myles Cooley, Ph.D. is a Florida Licensed Psychologist and author who has evaluated and treated thousands of children, adolescents and adults.  I am one of only about 4% of psychologists who is Board Certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology. My practice consists of 50% adults and 50% children & adolescents.  Services include:

  • Psychotherapy/counseling for adults, adolescents and children for  behavioral, psychological, and emotional problems.  My 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 my 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”

I have 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.

  • Pre-employment & fitness for duty  psychological evaluations for law enforcement agencies

  • Parent counseling for effective child behavior management strategies 
  • 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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25th of July 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)