Ocala Services of Clinical Psychology Associates of North Central Florida

Quality Psychological Assessment and Psychotherapy for the Ocala Community

 


Selected as

2012-2013 Best Of Ocala Mental Health Clinics

Serving the Ocala community for more than two decades, Clinical Psychology Associates of North Central Florida offers psychological and neuropsychological assessment services as well as individual counseling and psychotherapy services.

Services include providing psychological counseling and psychotherapy for children, adolescents and adults with depression, anxiety, adjustment problems, eating disorders and body image concerns, career issues, women's issues, and other mental health needs.

We are proud to announce an expanded child and adolescent staff.  Dr. Cummings brings expertise in cognitive - behavioral therapies for children and adolescents with anxiety disorders, school avoidance, depression, social anxiety disorder, ADHD and behavioral difficulties.  She has authored or coauthored numerous articles and book chapters on evidence-based treatment of childhood and adolescent disorders. 

Dr. Romero is specialty trained in pediatric neuropsychological assessment and has expertise in working with children, adolescents, families, schools and consulting with medical professionals concerns neurodevelopmental disorders, ADHD, LD, and Autism-Related disorders.  She has extensive experience in working for and with school systems, developing IEP plans and multidisciplinary team approaches to school difficulties.

We do not participate as in-network providers with Blue Cross Blue Shield, United or other health insurance plans and cannot accept Medicaid.  We do not file insurance, but DO provide patients with superbills with the necessary information to file with their own insurance for reimbursement for any out-of-network benefits. 

For Medicare patients and those BCBS patients who must remain in-network, we provider referrals through our alliance with Comprehensive MedPsych Systems which shares our Ocala offices.  Each practice is solely responsible for any services it provides.

 

Major credit cards are also accepted.

Clinical Psychology Associates of North Central Florida offers a variety of psychological evaluation services to the Ocala Florida, Marion County, and surrounding communities.  

Our offices have more than twenty years of experience providing learning disability evaluations, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder evaluation and more general neuropsychological evaluations to children, adolescents and adults.  We can perform testing required for testing accommodations required for SATs, GRE's, MSAT, and other national examinations.  We also offer forensic neuropsychological evaluations for plaintiff or defense requested independent medical examinations and have providers that have qualified as experts in national and federal courts.

Psychological evaluations are available for IQ testing (intelligence testing and learning disability testing is usually not covered by insurance), personality assessment, chronic pain, pre-surgical evaluations for bariatric surgery, deep brain stimulation and other conditions, post-traumatic stress disorder, Aspergers Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorders and other conditions. 

We have offered pediatric neuropsychology services to the Ocala and Gainesville communities and hospitals for over 20 years.

Our offices provide employee assistance program services to companies and government organizations.

News Release:

OCALA August 5, 2013 -- For the second consecutive year, Clinical Psychology Associates of North Central Florida has been selected for the 2013 Best of Ocala Award in the Mental Health Clinics category by the Ocala Award Program.

Each year, the Ocala Award Program identifies local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Ocala area a great place to live, work and play.  Nationwide, only 1 in 70 (1.4%) 2013 Award recipients qualified as Two-Time Award Winners.

 

 

Visit our Related Websites:


NeuropsychologyCentral.Com - a neuropsychology meta-site with articles from neuropsychologists around the country, forums, and a neuropsychology job board.

ChildPsychotherapist.com Provides description of what a child psychotherapist does, as well as providing information about child psychotherapy services available in our Gainesville Office.

ForensicNeuropsychology.com  Describes the field of forensic neuropsychology and highlights what is involved in a forensic neuropsychological evaluation.

PediatricNeuropsychology.com  Describes what a pediatric neuropsychologist is and what a pediatric neuropsychological evaluation involves.

ADHDAssessment.com  Describes what is involved in a comprehensive ADHD assessment.

AlachuaCounseling.Com Describes services in our Alachua County office in Gainesville as well as information about anxiety and depression.

Professional Staff:



Dr. Bordini has special interests in neuropsychological and civil and criminal forensic assessment.  He has 25 years of experience as an expert licensed psychologist evaluating head injuries, ADHD, and other neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric conditions in children, adolescents, and adults.


 

Colleen Cummings, Ph.D. , Licensed Psychologist
Dr. Colleen Cummings joins us as our primary child and adolescent psychotherapist after practicing as a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania since 2011.

Dr. Cumming's specialty area has been childhood and adolescent therapy and assessment with particular emphasis on anxiety and mood disorders. She will be available in our Ocala office one day per week.
Her education and training includes a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Ohio State University, internship at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D. C. and three years as a Postdoctoral Fellow  in the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic at Temple University in Philadelphia. She also benefits from  experience with youth with behavioral disorders, medical illnesses,  and learning and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorders.

Regilda A. Romero, Ph.D., Psychology Resident, specializing in pediatric neuropsychology is also under the supervision of Ernest J. Bordini, Ph.D. while completing final requirements for application for Florida licensure as a Licensed Psychologist.
  
Her primary areas of interest are pediatric neuropsychological assessment, neurodevelopmental disorders, multicultural psychology,  special education and transitional services. She has depth of experience in the assessment and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Attention-Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) and learning disabilities.

Dr. Romero most recently held position as full-time Assistant Professor at the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology, Argos University, Twin Cities and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of  Minnesota Department of Pediatrics, Division of Global Pediatrics.   She earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Palo Alto University in 2008, completed her pediatric neuropsychology internship at the Virginia Beach Cities Public School and a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology in the Division of Pediatric Clinical Neuroscience at the University of Minnesota Medical Center/Amplatz Children’s Hospital in August 2010.


Please Respond and Send Correspondence to Gainesville Office:

Clinical Psychology Associates of North Central Florida

2121 NW 40th Terrace Suite B, Gainesville, FL 32605

(352) 336-2888

 


 

View Sample Articles from Our Articles and Archives 

Why Have I Been Referred to a Clinical and Health Psychologist? 

What is the Difference Between a Psychologist and Other Mental Health Providers in Florida? 

What is Social Anxiety Disorder?

What is Learning to Eat Intuitively?

Body Image and Eating Disorders (powerpoint)

Fading Away: Weight Loss and Shifts in Identity (powerpoint)

Help with Memory Readings

Identifying and Helping with Childhood and Adolescent Depression

Sexual Abuse Awareness and Prevention

Coping with Economic Stress

Understanding and Coping with Adult ADHD

Psychological Aspects of Coping with Cancer 

When Children Butt Heads on the Field: Childhood Sports Concussions  

 

 

 

 

 

 

More of Our Websites:

Memory Disorder Clinic  Describes consult services for assessing memory disorders and dementia.

LDAssessment.com Describes our services for evaluation of dyslexia, arithmetic, reading and writing disorders.

CancerPediatric.com  Describes services for children, adults and families impacted by cancer.  Has a good list of links to cancer education and resources.

CrimeVictimHelp.com  Resources for victims of crime.

BrainInjuryAssessment.Com - Over 20 years of experience in the neuropsychological evaluation of concussions and traumatic brain injury.

PanicDisorderInfo.com - Our psychologists have experience treating a variety of anxiety disorders including panic disorder.  Learn about panic disorder and it's treatment.

Clinical Psychology Associates of North Central Florida  Our main website.  Has our HIPAA forms, articles, and description of psychological asessment services and psychotherapy services.

email contact:  info@cpancf.com