Farah Fazel, Psy.S.Medical Reviewer
Farah Fazel, Psy.S., Ed.S., CAGS licensed clinical and school psychologist currently practicing within the greater Washington, DC area. Her specializations include neuropsychology, psychometrics and clinical psychology. She has extensive training in DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health) protocols. Moreover, she’s specialized in identification of Learning Disabilities including Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, ADHD, Autism & Aspergers Spectrum, Executive Functioning, Mood Dysregulation, Auditory Processing Disorder, Visual Processing Disorder, Twice Exceptional, and Anxiety Disorders. She is also recognized for her expertise in Risk assessment, Suicide Ideation, Threat Assessment, Depression and Selective Mutism. She has been volunteering her time and skills providing feedback and coaching children, adolescents, adults and parents through the struggles and society’s pressure to overcome challenges. She has been recognized with numerous certifications, awards and honors: including Outstanding Young Women of America, Who‘s Who and National Honor Society in Psychology.
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