written by Dr. Myles Cooley


I will be in California for the summer beginning June 23 and will return at the end of August.

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, early childhood developmental delays, autism and Asperger’s Syndrome

  • 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”

I’m teaching in California this summer and will return end of August. I will be responding to emails and voice mail messages.

  • Computerized memory training programs for working memory & attentional deficits (Cogmed Working Memory Training – click Cogmed Qualified Practice shield below).  Children and adults with ADD and learning disabilities typically have deficits in working memory

  • Evaluations for educational accommodations on SAT, ACT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, GMAT, USMLE as well as for accommodations in school, college/university, graduate school

  • Parent counseling for effective child behavior management strategies

  • Local and national speaking engagements for parents, educators, and health professionals

  • 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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5th of September 2015

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Articles by Dr. Cooley

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)